ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of
British Columbia in Vancouver invites applications from outstanding
candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor.  Applications in all
relevant subfields are encouraged and the successful candidate will
create an independent research program which complements the existing
strengths of the department such as in Astronomy, Cosmology, Biophysics,
AMO, Medical Physics, Gravity, String, and Quantum Information Theory,
Particle Physics, and Nuclear Physics among others.  More details of our
research program can be found on the Department’s website
(phas.ubc.ca).  Please note that applicants in the field of Condensed
Matter Physics and related subfields represented in the Stuart Blusson
Quantum Matter Institute (see qmi.ubc.ca) should direct their
applications to our parallel search in that area (see
phas.ubc.ca/open-positions).  Candidates must have a Ph.D. Degree or
equivalent, demonstrated potential for an outstanding research record,
and are expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate
levels and to supervise graduate students. The successful candidate will
be appointed at the level of Assistant Professor.

The Physics and Astronomy Department (www.phas.ubc.ca
<http://www.phas.ubc.ca>)
is one of the largest and most scientifically diverse in Canada. Our
faculty and staff are committed to attracting and training outstanding
students and conducting forefront research that spans the field.

Applicants are urged to submit online applications
<https://secure.phas.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/Jobs/Apply>.
A CV, publications list, a statement of research interests, and a
summary of teaching interests and experience are required. Three letters
of reference should be arranged to be directly submitted, preferably
electronically, to jobs=At=phas.ubc.ca. UBC’s strategic plan identifies
inclusion as one of our key priorities.  We welcome colleagues with the
experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of
inclusion, equity, and diversity throughout campus life.  In your
application, please include 2-3 sentences describing your experience
working with a diverse student body and your contributions to
creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus or within
your discipline.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and
diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been
underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members
of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under
the BC Human Rights Code including sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief,
religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First
Nation, Metis, Inuit or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be
given priority.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Nov. 30, 2018.  The expected
start date is Summer 2019, but is negotiable.

CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS (CITA)

CITA is a national centre for theoretical astrophysics, gravity and
cosmology located at the University of Toronto. The Institute expects to
offer several postdoctoral fellowships of three years. The starting date
will be September 1, 2019. Funds will be available for travel and other
research expenses. A Ph.D. in any field of theoretical astrophysics is
required. Fellows are expected to carry out original research in
theoretical astrophysics under the general supervision of the permanent
faculty whose interests include: early universe, physical cosmology,
interstellar matter, FRB¹s/pulsar scintillometry and compact objects,
galaxy, star and planet formation, solar physics, high energy astrophysics
and gravitational waves.

Applicants will be automatically considered for research associate
positions of three to five years duration.

Please apply online at: https://icat.cita.utoronto.ca/pdf
Full job ad: http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/opportunities/post-docs

We only accept electronic submissions. Applicants will be asked to submit
a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and arrange for three
letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications and all letters
of recommendation is November 10, 2018.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons /
persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America,
persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to
the further diversification of ideas.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASTROSTATISTICS

The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Department of Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a joint (51% Statistical Sciences, 49% Astronomy and Astrophysics) tenure-stream appointment. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2019.

We are interested in candidates from astronomy and astrophysics and statistical science whose research program advances both disciplines. We are particularly interested in exceptional candidates who work in areas at the cutting edge of Astrostatistics, who have deep understanding of Astronomy and Astrophysics research problems and who can develop modern statistical techniques for analyzing massive astronomy and astrophysics data.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Statistics or a closely related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by the quality of published papers and other documents submitted for review, presentations at top conferences, research awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching is based on strong letters of reference and a teaching dossier containing a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments and evaluations.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in astronomy, astrophysics and statistical science research and education. Successful candidates are expected to pursue independent, innovative research at the highest international level; to establish a strong externally funded independent research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to contribute to the enrichment of both Departments. The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world- class scholars at Canada’s leading University. The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should apply online using AcademicJobsOnline, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11669 and include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, research and teaching statements, as well as a teaching dossier which includes teaching evaluations and sample syllabi. Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2018 and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until position is filled.

For more information about the Departments of Statistical Sciences and Astronomy and Astrophysics, please visit our websites at www.utstat.toronto.edu and www.astro.utoronto.ca. If you have questions about the position, please contact Katrina Mintis at katrina.mintis@utoronto.ca or search@astro.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women,

Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Assistant Professor – Experimental Astrophysics or Astronomical Instrumentation

Assistant Professor – Experimental Astrophysics or Astronomical
Instrumentation – University of Toronto – 1802779

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: November 15, 2018

The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics (DAA) and the Dunlap Institute
for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto together invite
applications for a tenure-stream faculty appointment in experimental
astrophysics. This is a joint appointment between the Department (51%) and
the Dunlap Institute (49%) at the rank of Assistant Professor and will
commence on 1 July 2019.

We seek applicants in astronomical instrumentation or experimental
astrophysics. The successful candidate is expected to establish and lead an
independent, externally funded research program, supervise graduate
students, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and engage in
university service activities. Applicants must have earned a PhD in
astronomy, astrophysics, or a related field at the time of appointment or
shortly after. The selection will be based primarily on the applicant’s
excellence in research and teaching. Excellence in research is evidenced
primarily by the quality of published papers and other documents submitted
for review, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.
The successful candidate for this position is expected to pursue innovative
research in instrumentation and astrophysics at the highest international
level, have a major role in a leading instrumentation project, an
established record of publishing articles in the leading academic journals
in the field, participation in major international conferences, invited
seminars at leading institutions and other noteworthy activities in
Astronomy and Astrophysics that contribute to the visibility and prominence
of the discipline. Evidence for excellence in teaching at both the
undergraduate and graduate level is required, such as lecture preparation
and delivery, curriculum development, and supervision of research students,
as highlighted in a teaching statement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto (www.utoronto.ca) offers the opportunity to
teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
The Dunlap Institute has a strong focus on developing innovative
astronomical instrumentation and technology, has a large prize postdoctoral
program (the Dunlap Fellowships) and has substantive programs in
professional training and public outreach. The Canadian Institute for
Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) and the Centre for Planetary Studies (CPS)
are also part of the graduate department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Toronto astronomers have access to a wide arrange of observational
facilities with guaranteed access to JWST, TMT, MWA and CHIME. The Dunlap
Institute has facilitated Canadian access to LSST.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link
below. All application materials should be submitted online by the closing date,
November 15, 2018. Submission guidelines can be found at:
http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into
one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should submit their
curriculum vitae including a full list of publications, a research
statement including laboratory plans, and a teaching statement including outreach
experience and interests.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly
to the department via e-mail to: astrochair@astro.utoronto.ca. Please
ensure the candidate’s name is included in the subject line and that letters are
on letterhead and signed. Requests for more information can be directed in
confidence to the same email address.

If you have questions about this position, please contact
astrochair@astro.utoronto.ca.   For more information about the Department
of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and
Astrophysics, please visit http://www.astro.utoronto.ca or
http://www.dunlap.utoronto.ca/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons /
persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America,
persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to
the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief
Diversity Survey. The survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is
confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources
staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes.  For
more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

To Apply Online please click:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1802779

Director General, NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics

National Research Council of Canada
Director General, NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics

City: Victoria
Organizational Unit: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Classification: MGT-4
Tenure: Continuing
Language Requirements: Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

The NRC Advantage
GREAT MINDS. ONE GOAL. CANADA’S SUCCESS.

The National Research Council of Canada represents a powerful partnering
option for anyone looking to push the boundaries of science and industry.
In fact, as the Government of Canada’s largest research organization
supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and
technology development, we have become catalysts for innovation. For over
a hundred years, the impact of our work with industry leaders and other
government bodies has shaped Canada¹s future. We partner with some of the
most creative and solutions-driven minds in the world.

And now, we want to partner with you. Be part of our collective force to
come up with potentially disruptive solutions to Canada¹s current and
future technology challenges. Let your expertise and inspirations make an
impact by joining the NRC.

Your Challenge
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the
National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s largest research and
technology organization.

The NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre plays a key
and vital role in the pursuit of knowledge in astrophysics and relevant
technologies. The Centre is responsible for the operation and
administration of astronomical observatories established by the Government
of Canada. Through the conduct of research and advanced technology
development with Canadian and foreign partners, HAA is a major player in
international astronomy. The Director General will lead the strategic
pursuits of HAA, identifying future directions that support the objectives
of NRC and the Canadian astronomical community. He/she will establish
research and development programs that are leading edge, working in
collaboration with both industry and universities. These activities
include advancing the Long-Range Plan that is created as a result of a
community-based planning initiative involving NRC, NSERC, the Canadian
Space Agency and the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA).nThe Director
General will also play a leadership role in the transfer of technology.
He/she will manage approximately 120 scientific, engineering, technical
and administrative staff and a current continuing budget of approximately
$35M, The continuing budget includes contributions to International
Observatories in operational and developmental phases.

Screening Criteria
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that
they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further
consideration as candidates:

Education
Ph.D. in astrophysics or a physics-related field from a recognized
university.

For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see
Degree equivalency
<https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/gc-jobs/i
nformationcandidates/degree-equivalency.html>

Experience
* Significant experience conducting original research in observational
astronomy with an international reputation for excellence in the field.

* Experience managing multidisciplinary R&D programs.

* Significant and demonstrated scientific or engineering and technical
leadership.

* Experience working on collaborative research with universities,
government and industry.

* Significant experience in building partnerships with national and
international organizations.

* Experience developing and maintaining strategic projects with senior
government officials, academic and industry leaders.

* Senior executive experience including a demonstrated ability to lead
change, build superior teams, motivate a diverse group of individuals, and
direct large-scale initiatives.

Condition of Employment
Secret (II)

Language requirements
Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

Note: In the event that no qualified bilingual candidates are identified,
NRC may consider unilingual candidates who will be required to commit to
achieving these levels within two years.

Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests
<https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/jobs/services/gc-jobs/i
nformation-candidates/language-requirements-candidates.html>

Assessment Criteria
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

* Strong knowledge of the national and international astronomical research
community.

* Knowledge of the Canadian innovation process, the structure of the
Canadian research and innovation systems, and the Canadian research
community.

* Ability to effectively lead and manage a multi-faceted astronomical
organization in an R&D environment with a style and approach that supports
NRC¹s commitment to scientific excellence and its participative management
and entrepreneurship values.

* Demonstrated ability to successfully leverage, government, industry or
other partnerships to generate and deliver on ideas that would lead to
recognition of NRC¹s role in world-wide research and technology innovation.

* Strong knowledge of HAA¹s initiatives, programs and activities and their
potential for impact nationally and internationally.

* Recognized leadership in the field of astronomy and astrophysics.

* Ability to analyze complex information, make timely decisions and
communicate clearly with all internal and external stakeholders.

* Ability to manage in a scientific environment with in depth knowledge of
the different models of research operations while enhancing a
collaborative approach.

* Knowledge of the National Research Council, its mandate and strategic
objectives.

Behavioural Competencies

Competency Profile(s)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following
competency profile: Management Competencies (MG)
<https://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/careers/behavioural_competencies/mg_diction
ary.html>

View all competency profiles
<http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/careers/behavioural_competencies/index.html>

Relocation
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC’s
directives.

Salary Range
From $146,700 to $176,200 per annum.

Notes

* In order to ensure a prompt and efficient processing of applications,
candidates are encouraged to provide, along with their résumé, a detailed
covering letter explaining how they meet each of the requirements of this
position (education, experience, language requirements) by providing
concrete examples.  In addition, the candidate is encouraged to describe
in detail when, where and how he/she gained the experience.

* Candidates who have Second Language Evaluation (SLE) test results with
the Public Service Commission should include these results with their
application.

* A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one
year period.

* NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive
health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other
leave entitlements.

* Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of
Canada. Please include citizenship information in your Application.

* The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.

As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage
candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups:
women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with
disabilities. Measures for accommodation are available to all candidates
retained for further assessment.

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (4514) to:
E-mail: NRC.NRCHiring-EmbaucheCNRC.CNRC@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Telephone: 613-990-1679

Closing Date: 24 August 2018 – 23:59 Eastern Time

For more information on career tools and other resources, check out Career
tools and resources
<http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/careers/tools_resources.html>

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of CANADA (NRC)

Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre
5071 West Saanich Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2E7
CANADA
Telephone: 306-975-6172
E-mail enquiries: Cindy.Stowe@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

• Further information on NRC Herzberg can be found at http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/rd/nsi/index.html
• Information on the staff and their research interests is available at http://bit.ly/2aoT8tf
• More information on the Fellowship is available at https://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/careers/programs/postdoctoral_fellowships/index.html

Desired starting date: September 2018

NRC’s Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to carry out Kuiper belt research with an emphasis on interpretation of ground and spacecraft data acquired for/by NASA’s New Horizons Kuiper Extended Mission (KEM). Fellowships will be for two years contingent on satisfactory progress achieved during the first year.

KEM is providing distant fly-by observations of about a dozen Kuiper belt objects over a large range of phase angles. KEM will conduct the first ever close encounter with a cold classical Kuiper belt object when it flies within 5000 km of 2014 MU69 on 1-Jan-2019. During its brief and tightly orchestrated encounter KEM will obtain extensive optical and infrared observation of the object’s surface. NRC scientists have been part of the KEM planning and a PDF working with NRC will have the opportunity to join the KEM science team to assist in the primary fly-by encounter mission as well as the monitoring of more distant KBOs from within the Kuiper belt. The successful candidate will work with Dr. JJ Kavelaars and his group, and will closely collaborate with other members of the Research Centre and KEM science team.

Candidates should have obtained a PhD (or equivalent) within the past three years (PhD received on or after July 1, 2015) or expect to complete their PhD within 6 months of appointment.

Please apply online at NRC Careers – Apply Here no later than 23:59 Eastern Time on 10 May 2018.

As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Measures for accommodation are available to all candidates retained for further assessment.

NRC offers a wide range of benefits including dental, extended health, disability insurance, as well as generous leave entitlements. To learn more, go to: http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/careers/nrc_advantage.html.

Canadian Education and Puplic Outreach Officer for the James Webb Space Telescope

Université de Montréal, physics department

Canadian Education and Puplic Outreach Officer for the James Webb Space Telescope

The Physics department of l’Université de Montréal (UdeM) is looking for a dynamic, full-time person who will act as an education and public outreach (EPO) officer for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) project in Canada. Funded by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the candidate will be located at the Université de Montréal and will work in close collaboration with the communication department of the CSA, the Canadian JWST science team, the EPO team at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore and other Canadian EPO organizations. Tasks for this position include:

” Develop and deliver outreach material related to JWST and astronomy to the general public, for dissemination on the CSA and UdeM websites and various social media platforms.
” Make JWST presentations to the general public and students, and answer questions from the public at kiosks and science fairs.
” Assist Canadian astronomers to disseminate their JWST science projects and resulting discoveries via web-based articles and press releases.

The minimum qualifications for this position are a PhD in astrophysics, a dynamic personality, experience in EPO and be fluent in both French and English.

Preference will be given to applicants within three years of the PhD. Applicants should prepare a statement of interests not exceeding two pages and a curriculum vitae in the same pdf document and should submit it to the job application number #508742 at the following link: https://rh-carriere-dmz.synchro.umontreal.ca/psc/rhprpr9_car/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
Applicants should also arrange to have two referees to send a letter of reference to the attention of René Doyon at the following address: doyon@astro.umontreal.ca, by the deadline of April 1st, 2018.

The successful applicant is expected to start 1 September 2018.

Directeur ou directrice – Planétarium Ville de Montréal

Postulation

Salaire: Salaire minimal : 111 766 $ Maximal normal : 139 713 $ Maximum mérite : 167 659 $
Classe FM10

Catégorie d’emploi: Directeur(trice) – cadre de direction Organisation: Service Espace pour la vie
Durée: Emploi permanent
Période d’inscription: Du 3 au 26 janvier 2018 Catégorie d’emploi

Directeur(trice) – cadre de direction

Description

Espace pour la vie réunit sur un même site le Biodôme, l’Insectarium, le Jardin botanique et le Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan, les quatre musées en sciences de la nature de Montréal. Ensemble, ces institutions prestigieuses forment le plus grand complexe muséal en son genre au Canada; un important pôle de biodiversité actif et ouvert sur le monde, en milieu urbain. Avec plus de deux millions de visiteurs chaque année, dont 600 000 jeunes, Espace pour la vie est aussi l’un des principaux pôles d’attraction de la métropole.

Espace pour la vie tire sa force de la complémentarité de ses quatre institutions, qui partagent une même vision : repenser la relation entre l’humain et la nature. Ensemble, elles initient un mouvement rassembleur, audacieux, créatif et urbain qui dépasse les frontières des institutions; un engagement envers la biodiversité.

Par ses actions de diffusion, de conservation, de recherche et d’éducation, le Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan contribue à la réalisation de cette mission, plus spécifiquement au niveau de l’astronomie. Pendant plus de 45 ans, le Planétarium de Montréal a partagé sa passion du ciel et des étoiles avec ses visiteurs, petits et grands. Aujourd’hui, le Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan propose une expérience totalement renouvelée de l’astronomie. Dans son bâtiment au design audacieux, inauguré en 2013, le Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan intègre les critères les plus élevés du développement durable. Il utilise des technologies de pointe pour faire vivre une expérience inédite de l’Univers à travers deux spectacles complémentaires, l’un poétique et l’autre scientifique. Cette approche novatrice et unique de l’astronomie, conjuguant science, art et émotion fait du Planétarium un véritable précurseur dans son domaine.

Relevant du directeur d’Espace pour la vie, vous gérez les activités d’une équipe composée de 25 personnes, sous la direction du Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan. Vous collaborez également à la gestion des dossiers transversaux de la direction d’Espace pour la vie.

Défis du poste

À titre de directeur(trice) du Planétarium, vous aurez à gérer et développer la production des programmes scientifiques de haut niveau. De plus, vous contribuerez à réaliser la mission d’Espace pour la vie en collaboration avec les quatre (4) autres directeurs.

Vos principales responsabilités sont les suivantes :

  • Proposer les orientations, objectifs, programmes et budgets nécessaires aux activités du Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan, notamment les activités relatives au développement et à la diffusion de programmes éducatifs;
  • Participer, en tant que membre du comité de direction, à l’élaboration des orientations, stratégies et objectifs d’Espace pour la vie;
  • Agir comme chargé de projet pour les mandats transversaux du Service qu’il se voit confier;
  • Déterminer, en étroite collaboration avec les unités du Service les objectifs et les actions à prioriser pour mettre en valeur les collections et les contenus scientifiques.
  • Déterminer en étroite collaboration avec les divisions Marketing et Communications,Commercialisation, Service à la clientèle et Services techniques, les actions à prioriser pour réaliser les activités et atteindre les objectifs spécifiques du Planétarium, dans une perspective d’amélioration continue et d’expérience client;
  • Gérer, conjointement avec le directeur de l’Exploitation et le directeur du Biodôme, la qualité et l’intégration des processus-client pour l’ensemble du site (Biodôme et Planétarium);
  • Établir et développer des liens de collaboration, d’échange et de partage d’expertise avec des organismes, institutions ou partenaires de différents milieux (universitaire, muséologique, scientifique, culturel, communautaire, médiatique, environnemental, économique, etc.) dans le respect des principes du développement durable et de l’éthique pour la biosphère;
  • Diriger ou siéger, selon le cas, à divers comités de gestion, à des tables de concertation regroupant des représentants de la Ville ou d’organismes externes, ministères ou universités dans le cadre des mandats qui lui sont confiés.
  • Représenter occasionnellement l’institution auprès des instances publiques, privées et des médias en tant que porte-parole du Planétarium et d’Espace pour la vie;
  • Favoriser et supporter les occasions afin de soumettre la candidature du Planétarium pour l’obtention de subventions, de commandites ou la tenue d’événements spéciaux;
  • Favoriser le rayonnement du Planétarium et d’Espace pour la vie aux niveaux régional, national et international par diverses activités telles que la publication d’articles, la présentation de conférences, la participation à des colloques et à des congrès, etc.ExigencesScolarité

    Posséder un diplôme universitaire de premier cycle (baccalauréat) en astronomie, en administration ou tout autre domaine jugé pertinent.

    Expérience

    Détenir une vaste expérience correspondant aux défis et responsabilités du poste identifiés sur le présent affichage dont un minimum de cinq (5) années en gestion d’équipe pluridisciplinaire et en gestion de projets et avoir à son actif des réalisations significatives en lien avec le poste. L’expérience doit avoir été acquise dans des postes et des milieux de travail d’envergure similaire.

    Aout

    Détenir un diplôme universitaire de deuxième cycle.

    Compétences – Profil des compétences génériques de gestion de la Ville de Montréal

  • Posséder une vision stratégique et un sens politique.
  • Démontrer une très bonne capacité d’influence et de prise de décision.
  • Posséder des habiletés de mobilisation d’équipes diversifiées.
  • Démontrer de grandes habiletés de gestion des opérations.
  • Faire preuve d’une bonne capacité d’adaptation et se distinguer par son approche- client.
  •   Avoir des aptitudes pour la communication interpersonnelle.

Remarques

La Ville de Montréal remercie à l’avance toutes les personnes ayant manifesté leur intérêt. Elle se réserve toutefois le droit de limiter le nombre personnes à rencontrer en entrevue et ne communiquera qu’avec celles dont la candidature est retenue.

Le processus d’évaluation compte deux étapes éliminatoires distinctes. La première étape concerne les exigences spécifiques au poste à combler. La seconde étape concerne les compétences génériques de gestion pour le niveau de gestion du poste à pourvoir.

Lieu de travail : 480, Avenue Pierre-de-Coubertin, Montréal Pour postuler
L’inscription en ligne est obligatoire

Vous pouvez accéder au portail Internet de la Ville de Montréal, section « Carrières » à l’adresse suivante : www.ville.montreal.qc.ca/emploi et cliquer sur le bouton « Consulter les offres d’emploi ».

Notez qu’une foire aux questions (FAQ) y est disponible. Vous pourrez y trouver des réponses aux questions d’ordre technique ou sur les processus de dotation.

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2017 U of T Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Astronomy & Astrophysics

The annual Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of Toronto is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students in Astronomy, Physics and Engineering to prepare for a career in scientific research.

Over the 16-week program, students will:

• Experience what a career in research is like by independently conducting a project related to on-going astronomical research at U of T
• Collaborate with U of T astronomers
• Enhance their computing skills
• Improve their research writing and communication skills
• Learn about research being conducted at U of T
• Have an opportunity to participate in U of T public outreach activities

Students will be funded by the program and will work with astronomers from the Dunlap Institute, the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics (DAA), or the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA), depending on the student’s research interest, choice of supervisor, or choice of research project.

It is a unique opportunity to work within a group comprising three units with complementary expertise in observational research, astronomical instrumentation (Dunlap), and theoretical astrophysics (CITA).

Students will receive a $10,000 CAD stipend.

The program runs from 7 May to 24 August, 2018.

The deadline for applications is 26 January 2018.

For full details and to apply, visit:

www.dunlap.utoronto.ca/SURP
www.cita.utoronto.ca/SURP

www.dunlap.utoronto.ca
www.astro.utoronto.ca
www.cita.utoronto.ca

Faculty Vacancy Brandon University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

Applications are invited for a one-year term position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Brandon University. Applications are solicited from all fields of Physics and
Astronomy.

Brandon University is a predominantly undergraduate institution, and while department members are all active researchers, the focus is on successful and innovative teaching of our students, who thrive in the small-class and personalized learning environment that Brandon University provides. A successful track record of teaching will therefore be an important consideration. The Department offers 3-year, 4-year, and 4-year Honours undergraduate degree programs in Physics.

Qualifications: A minimum of the M.Sc. degree is required for this position, with preference given to those
with an earned Ph.D. or doctoral candidates.

Responsibilities: The assignment of courses will be partly determined based on the abilities of the successful candidate.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2018

Start Date: August 1, 2018, or upon availability of successful candidate.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications should be sent via e-mail in a single pdf file of reasonable size, and include letter of application, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, citizenship or Canadian immigration status, as well as the names and e-mail addresses of three referees to:

Dean of Science, Brandon University, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9 E-mail: science@brandonu.ca

For more information on this position and Brandon University please see http://www.brandonu.ca or contact the Department Chair, Dr. Todd Fugleberg ( fuglebergt@brandonu.ca ).

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or hr@brandonu.ca.