Job: Canada Research Chair in Earth and Space Science at York University

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May 16, 2011

Job Position: Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Earth and Space Science at York University

Salary: 100,000.00 – 200,000.00
Location: Canada
Employer: York University
Type: Full Time – Experienced
Category: Atmospheric Sciences
Preferred Education: Doctorate

Job Description:
Applications are invited for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the areas of Earth and Space Science. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2012. The primary affiliation of the successful candidate will be with the Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering (ESSE) within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. The selected candidate will also become a member of the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science (CRESS). The intent is to build on the heritage and strength of CRESS in experimental science, particularly for research in areas associated with climate change and planetary science. The ideal candidate will have an outstanding track record in leading a research program involving laboratory development of scientific instruments that are applied in Earth based field measurements, and also space missions. Candidates are sought who would bring a new research program to York University that compliments ongoing work within CRESS and makes use of similar platforms for field research (e.g. aircraft, balloons, spacecraft). It is expected that the selected candidate will attract support from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and provide leadership for imminent expansion plans in the areas of Earth and Space Science.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., post-doctoral experience, an outstanding record in research and teaching, and demonstrated leadership ability. This appointment is subject to approval by the CRC program review process. Eligibility criteria and CRC program information can be found at the following website: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca.

Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan, a description of teaching philosophy and preference, a summary of research publications, and the names of five referees to: Chair, CRC Search Committee, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering (ESSE), York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3. The search is now open and completed applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is selected.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

NOTES: International Candidates Will Be Considered. Employer will assist with relocation costs

Requirements:
Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan, a description of teaching philosophy and preference, a summary of research publications, and the names of five referees to: Chair, CRC Search Committee, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering (ESSE), York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3. The search is now open and completed applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is selected.

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