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Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University

The Department of Business and Social Sciences in Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture invites applications for a tenure stream Assistant/Associate Professor position with Teaching, Research, and Service responsibilities. We are seeking outstanding candidates with a demonstrated track record of expertise related to food security and sustainable agriculture. The position could begin as early as September 2021 or as late as January 2022, with some flexibility.

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Application deadline: Accepting till position filled.

Assistant Professor, McGill University

The Department of Bioresource Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Sustainable Food Systems Engineering, tentatively starting on January 1, 2022.  The position has the potential to interface between food/bioprocess, nutrition, sustainable production of food, and energy/economic models.

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Application deadline: July 31/21 or accepting till position filled.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, UofT 

This Canadian Space Agency-funded project, the successful candidate will combine satellite measurements and a high-resolution model over Canada to address two main questions about Canadian air quality and greenhouse gas emissions: 1. How well can satellite measurements of carbon monoxide (CO) constrain Boreal forest fire emissions and improve the current state-of-the-art Boreal fire emissions models? and 2. How well can satellite measurements of methane (CH4) reduce uncertainty on Canada’s anthropogenic methane emissions?

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Application deadline: May 21, 21 but accepting till position filled.

Professor of Biology and Scientific Director of Ocean Tracking Network, Dalhousie University 

The primary faculty appointment will be in the Department of Biology with potential cross-appointments in other departments across the university such as Oceanography, Marine Affairs, Mathematics and Statistics, and/or Computer Science.

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Application deadline September 15, 21 but open till position filled.

Dean, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University 

It is within this context that Saint Mary’s invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, Faculty of Science commencing July 1, 2021, or soon after. Reporting to the Vice-President, Academic and Research, the Dean of Science is the Faculty’s lead academic and administrative officer, and a key member of the university’s senior leadership team. The Dean of Science promotes excellence in teaching and learning, the student experience, and research activities, all while overseeing the Faculty of Science’s financial operations, advancement activities, and community relations and partnerships. The Dean will advocate for and promote the interests of the Faculty of Science and foster a collegial, innovative, and inclusive environment in which world-class research, excellence in teaching and engaged scholarship flourish, and where students, faculty and staff thrive.


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Posted: April 16, 2021

Assistant or Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Western University 

The Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Faculty of Science at Western University is pleased to announce a search for a probationary (tenure-track) position in Data Science at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The rank and salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. The starting date will be August 1, 2021.


Assistant or Associate Professor, Systemic Racism & Health, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health

The ideal candidate will have substantive research interests in the effects of systemic racism and its effects on population health and/or interventions to improve the health of racialized populations and address inequalities. Competitive candidates will also possess demonstrated or strong potential for excellence in teaching.