The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites nominations and applications for the following faculty and staff positions:
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and are expected to have a distinguished record of teaching and research as well as demonstrated ability in leadership and administration. They should also be eligible for a faculty position, normally at the level of full professor. The successful candidate will lead the academic and research vision for the Department, be responsible for the relationship between the Department and the broader university academic community, and play a leading role in the academic planning and management process within the Faculty of Science.
The salary range for this position is $140,000 to $180,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.
The Department has 21 full-time members of faculty, 4 research faculty members, 29 staff, approximately 100 graduate students, 25 post-doctoral fellows and research associates and over 250 Honours undergraduate students in Earth and Environmental Sciences related programs. In addition, the Geological Engineering program, with approximately 100 undergraduate students, is shared with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Undergraduate studies are available in both a Co-operative Education and Regular format. The Department fosters a dynamic and thriving research environment with over $15 million in annual research, houses a CERC Chair and 2 CRC’s (Tier 1) and initiated the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (>$55 million) and the Canadian Water Network. The Department attracts outstanding Canadian and international applicants to its graduate programs. Collaborative research programs that are global in scope are currently active with members of the Faculties of Science, Environment, Mathematics and Engineering and the Water Institute. The Department is interested in strengthening these transdisciplinary initiatives and expanding ties within the national and international academic communities.
The University of Waterloo is located in the attractive and vibrant two-university community of Kitchener-Waterloo (population 500,000) in southwestern Ontario, about 100 km west of Toronto.
Applications and nominations should include a detailed resume, the names and contact information for three individuals willing to provide references, and a statement of capabilities and qualification. The closing date for applications is October 15, 2015. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2016. Send applications or nominations to:
Professor Robert Lemieux, Dean
Faculty of Science
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Canada N2L 3G1
Phone: (519) 888-4591 Fax: (519) 746-2543
The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. “Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/watport/why-waterloo.”