PROFESSOR OF ECOHYDROLOGY
Tenure track position
Competition no 2015-18-2
Deadline for application: March 9, 2016 (4:30PM)
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 clearly demonstrate a strong capacity to independently
conduct research on the interaction between forest vegetation dynamics and
water circulation within and between the soil, the hydrological and the
atmospheric compartments. A capacity to integrate water dynamics at
different spatial and temporal scales is an important qualification.
Both in its training and in its research accomplishments, the applicant must
demonstrate a solid understanding of the physiological, ecological and
physical processes that control the flow of water between the biotic and
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. In addition of having a strong publication
record, the applicant must demonstrate its ability to readily develop a
competitive research program that will contribute to the development of the
Institute of Temperate Forest Science (ISFORT; isfort.uqo.ca).
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the
ability to work closely with other faculty members in developing the
Département des sciences naturelles and to participate in the activities of
the Institute of Temperate Forest Science, an applied research organization
located in Ripon (Québec) dedicated to the multidisciplinary study of the
temperate deciduous forest. The successful candidate will contribute to the
promotion and visibility of the Institute, the Department and the University.
Applicants must have a good working knowledge of written and spoken French
at the time of the interview.
Salary: Based on the current collective agreement
Campus affiliation: Gatineau
Starting date: A start date of July 1st, 2016, is desired, but can be
discussed with the University
Applications received by March 9, 2016 (4:30PM) will receive full
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), Canada, J0V 1V0
Phone: (819) 595-3900, ext. 2935
Fax: (819) 595-2214
Notes: In accordance with Immigration Canada regulations, priority shall be
given 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.