Mount Allison University

306 10935
Position ID:MountA-ASTEB [#10935]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Biology
Position Location:Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Environmental & Biological Sciences / Biogeochemistry, Field ecology, Invertebrate biology, Marine science
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/03/02, finished 2018/06/22, listed until 2018/06/26)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time nine-month sessional appointment in the interdisciplinary areas of Environmental and Biological Sciences. The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence on August 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval. Candidates are required to have a PhD in a field related to ecosystem science, with expertise in some combination of marine science, field ecology, invertebrate biology and/or biogeochemistry. The candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and have an appreciation for undergraduate teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will teach two 3rd or 4th year courses during each of the fall and winter terms, and will contribute to the activities of the Departments of Biology and Geography and Environment. Course selection will depend on the candidate's expertise and departmental needs, but will likely be drawn from the areas of expertise listed above. Students are primarily drawn from the Biology and Environmental Sciences programs.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online at

For more information contact:

Dr. Diana Hamilton
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Biology
Mount Allison University
Tel: 506-364-2513; Fax: 506-364-2505

Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours and respects the Mi'kmaw and Wolastoquyik (Maliseet) peoples, the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our university is built, and confirms its commitment to strengthen relationships with them.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(506) 364-2513
67 York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1E6

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