PROFESSOR – ECOHYDROLOGY
The Département des sciences naturelles at Université du Québec en
Outaouais, Québec (Canada), invites applications for a tenure track
professor position in Ecohydrology.
Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. Postdoctoral experience and research
accomplishments related to the temperate biome are preferred qualifications.
Applicants must have a strong academic background in biology, ecology,
forest sciences, or in related fields, and a recognized expertise and
research experience in ecohydrology, particularly in relation to forest
ecosystems. The successful applicant is expected to develop a research
program centered on the interactions and feedbacks between ecological
systems and the hydrologic cycle.
The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with the
ability to work closely with other faculty members in developing the
Département des sciences naturelles, which was created in 2012. The
Département has now eight professors which are also involved at the Institut
des sciences de la forêt tempérée (ISFORT, http://isfort.uqo.ca), an applied
research organization located in Ripon (Québec) and dedicated to the
multidisciplinary study of the temperate deciduous forest. The
successful applicant will be an active member of the institute. In addition
of having a strong publication record, the applicant must demonstrate its
ability to readily develop an externally funded competitive research program
that will contribute to the development of the institute. The applicant is
also expected to demonstrate excellent teaching abilities, to be able to
supervise both undergraduate and graduate students, and to be committed to
community outreach and to the promotion and visibility of the institute, the
department and the university. The successful applicant must have a good
working knowledge of written and spoken French.
Salary: Based on the current collective agreement.
Campus affiliation: Gatineau.
Starting date: A start date of May 1st, 2015 is desired, but can be
negotiated with the University.
Applications received by March 6, 2015 (4:30PM) will receive full
consideration. Applicants are requested to send a cover letter of
application, a copy of their Ph.D.
diploma, a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and the name
of three referees, reprints of recent peer-reviewed articles, a statement of
research interests and a
statement of teaching interests and philosophy, to the following address:
Dr. François Lorenzetti
Directeur du Département des sciences naturelles
Université du Québec en Outaouais
58, rue Principale
Ripon (Québec) J0V 1V0
Phone: 819-595-3900, ext. 2935
In accordance with Immigration Canada regulations, this position is open to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Université du Québec en
Outaouais has an employment-equity policy. Women, members of visible
minorities, members of ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.