Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Environmental Management and Sustainability
University of Winnipeg
The Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences at The University of Winnipeg invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in environmental sciences/studies or a closely related discipline and have relevant postdoctoral experience. Candidates should have research expertise in environmental management and sustainability with a focus on environmental remediation, restoration or impact assessment. Exceptional individuals with expertise in related fields of research will also be considered.
This position will focus on research, teaching, and external engagement within the field of environmental protection and conservation, relevant to the management of air, land and water pollution. We seek an outstanding colleague with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research, and the ability to engage with industry, government and community partners. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses at all levels, will pursue an independent, innovative, externally-funded research program, and will meaningfully contribute to departmental and university service. Requirements also include a strong publication record and proven ability or high potential to attract competitively awarded research funding from a Canadian Tri-Council or similar national granting agencies.
The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on March 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by March 19, 2021. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will be effective from July 1, 2021. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are requested to submit a complete application, including (all documents in PDF):
• a cover letter
• a complete curriculum vitae
• a research statement describing past achievements and future plans
• a teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including teaching evaluations, if available
• copies of three relevant peer-reviewed publications
Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system (https://www.northstarats.com/University-of-Winnipeg).
Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be e-mailed directly to:
Dr. Alan Diduck, Chair
Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences
Located on Treaty 1 land in the heart of the Métis Nation, the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences was one of the first interdisciplinary undergraduate environment programs in Canada (est. 1970). Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at http://envstudies.uwinnipeg.ca/.
The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Additional information on the University of Winnipeg is available at https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/.