Job: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Structural Geology

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May 2, 2012

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at Université Laval is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Structural Geology. Located in the heart of Quebec City, Université Laval is a major university recognized for its culture of excellence in teaching and research. The Department is in the Faculty of Science and Engineering and has 12 full-time faculty, including one research chair, and excellent analytical and computing facilities.

Description
– Tenure-track faculty position, holder of the Chaire de leadership en enseignement Virginia-Gaumond;

– Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in structural geology and tectonics and also in general earth sciences;

– Develop a strong, funded, research program in structural geology with a focus on application to mineral deposits and contribute to the training of graduate students;

– Contribute to the academic life and administration of the department;

– Participate in the Faculty’s activities related to the Chaires de leadership en enseignement program.

Salary and benefits
According to the collective bargaining agreement at Université Laval

Recruitment calendar
Deadline for application: 31 May 2012
Expected start of position: 1 August 2012

Candidates should send a detailed curriculum vita (preferably in French), a description of their research expertise, their research plan and teaching philosophy, and the names and coordinates of three people who can provide references, either by e-mail to direction-ggl@listes.ulaval.ca or by mail to:

René Therrien, directeur
Département de géologie et de génie géologique
Université Laval
1065, avenue de la Médecine
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6 Canada

Requirements
– PhD in Earth Sciences or equivalent;

– Recognized expertise in structural geology/tectonics research and experience in mineral deposits geology and mineral exploration;

– Excellent potential to develop a high level, funded, research program;

– Experience in teaching university-level courses and demonstrated interest to apply innovating teaching methods, including continuous education;

– Oral and written proficiency in French;

– Member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec or the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec. A successful applicant who is not currently a member of either Order will have to meet this requirement before obtaining tenure.

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