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Tenure-track position

The Faculty of Science at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Professor level in hydrogeology. We seek a candidate who currently conducts an active and well-funded research program in far-field geochemistry and diffusion transport for nuclear waste repository siting in collaboration with private-sector partners. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; he/she will be expected to supervise graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their field of research. Collaboration would be anticipated with researchers and laboratories of the new Advanced Research Complex, housing XRF, XRD, Scanning Electron Microscope, Accelerator Mass Spectrometer, ICP-MS, HR-ICP-MS, electron microprobe, and noble gas and stable isotope equipment. The ability to teach in both French and English (the two official languages of the University) is an asset.

Interested candidates should submit an application consisting of the following:
• A letter of application formally expressing interest in the position, summarizing research objectives and outlining teaching goals/philosophy
• An up-to-date curriculum vitae
• Copies of three recent peer-reviewed publications
• Three recommendation letters to be sent directly and confidentially to the address below.

The application package should be sent by post or email to:

André Desrochers
Department of Earth Sciences - FSS
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5 Canada

Review for application will begin no later than September 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.

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Last updated: 2014.08.05