|Qualifications for this position should include: • PhD and post-doctoral training in nutrition, neurobiology, behavioural sciences or related fields • Academic level research experience and the ability to establish an independent and competitive research program • University level experience in teaching and graduate students supervision • The ability to actively contribute to teaching in one of Canada’s two official languages and at minimum, to have passive functionality in the other language |
It is expected that the selected candidates would spearhead and sustain a competitive, externally funded program of research involving the principal supervision of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, contribute to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and participate in the enhancement of teaching programs. As a member of the academic staff, contributions to regular administrative processes at the School, Faculty or University level will be expected.
SALARY: Salary is consistent with the collective agreement of the APUO (http://www.apuo.ca/benefits-resources/salary_info/).
BENEFITS PACKAGE: The University of Ottawa provides a complete benefits package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance, as well as relocation expenses.
APPOINTMENT DATE: As of 1 July 2017 (negotiable)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 March 2017 (or until the position is filled).
The application package should include: • A cover letter describing how their research and teaching experience align with the position description • An updated curriculum vitae • One copy of no more than three recent article reprints related to the area of interest • The names and email addresses of three referees (the search committee will not contact referees until permission has been granted by the candidate)
The package should be sent by electronic mail to:
Dr. Susan Tosh, PhD
School of Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Ottawa
25 University, Room 120
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 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. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.
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.