Radio Antenna and Instrumentation Engineer, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of CANADA (NRC)

Radio Antenna and Instrumentation Engineer, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of CANADA (NRC)

Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory

5071 West Saanich Road

Victoria, BC V9E 2E7

CANADA

Fax : (613) 990-1286

Telephone: (613) 949-7685

E-mail enquiries: HRQuestionsRH_CG1@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca.

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Further information on NRC Herzberg can be found at http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/rd/nsi/index.html

Information on NRC Herzberg staff and their research interests is available at http://bit.ly/2aoT8tf

The Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics portfolio of the National Research Council (NRC) is looking for a vibrant and dynamic Radio Antenna and Instrumentation Engineer to support our NRC Herzberg’s Millimetre Instrumentation Group. The Millimetre Instrumentation Group is part of the Astronomy Technology Program within NRC Herzberg. This group is located in Victoria, BC. The main goals of this group are the design, building, testing, and commissioning of state-of-the-art detectors, components, and science instruments for the Canadian astronomical community in the areas of centimetre and (sub)millimetre wavelength astronomy. The group participates in the development of international astronomy facilities such as the Atacama Large Millimetre Array, the Square Kilometre Array, the MeerKAT observatory, and the next generation Very Large Array.

This hiring is a Term position with all the associated benefits, including paid maternity and parental leave, vacation, accruable pension contributions and others.

Applicants must have acquired a Bachelor degree in Engineering, Applied Physics, or Engineering Physics. Applications should be made by 25 November 2016 via the process described at the URL provided.

NRC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Postdoctoral fellowship in astrophysics applied to the study of exoplanets at Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) of Université de Montréal

The Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx), affiliated with the physics department of the University of Montreal (UdeM), invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in astrophysics applied to the study of exoplanets.

The iREx consists of a growing team of about 40 people (professors, postdocs, research assistants and students) from UdeM and McGill all working on various research programs focused on the study of exoplanets and related fields of stellar astrophysics. Members of iREx are actively involved in large international projects related to the detection and characterization of exoplanets, notably the future James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the Gemini Planet Imager, SPIRou and NIRPS. In addition, iREx researchers will have access to guaranteed observing time with the JWST, SPIRou and NIRPS. More information on iREx research programs can be found here: http://www.exoplanetes.umontreal.ca/?page_id=1230&lang=en.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests not to exceed 2 pages, and should arrange to have three referees send a letter of reference.

Preference is given to applicants within 3 years of the PhD. All application materials including letters of reference must be received electronically at the following address: irex@astro.umontreal.ca, by the deadline of December 5th, 2016.

The successful applicant is expected to start between June and September 2017. The position is for two years, renewable for a third one subject to performance and availability of funds.

Social Benefits:
Postdoctoral researchers at UdeM enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, see
http://www.fesp.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/Documents/PDF/GuideStagiairePostdoctoral_Eng.pdf

Astronomer (Research Officer), National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory

Astronomer (Research Officer), National Research Council of Canada (NRC)
Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
5071 West Saanich Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2E7
CANADA
Fax: (613) 990-1286
Telephone: (613) 949-7685
E-mail enquiries: HRQuestionsRH_CG1@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Related URLs: http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/careers/jobpost.nsf/EnglishAll/80CA8F85927DD7F685258003004B6FD5
Further information on NRC Herzberg can be found at http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/rd/nsi/index.html
Information on NRC Herzberg staff and their research interests is available at http://bit.ly/2aoT8tf

The Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics portfolio of the National Research Council (NRC) is looking for a vibrant and dynamic Astronomer to support our Millimetre Astronomy Group (MAG). The Astronomer would be someone who shares our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration. The MAG provides operational and scientific support to the astronomical community for research using ALMA as part of the North American ALMA Regional Center (ARC). The successful candidate will be an outstanding scientist in astronomy/astrophysics who is highly motivated to provide advanced support to scientific users of ALMA in the context of NRC’s support of that facility and contribute to forefront research projects, in particular those conducted using astronomical facilities supported by NRC.

This hiring is a continuing staff scientist position with all the associated benefits, including paid maternity and parental leave, vacation, accruable pension contributions and others. In addition to highly competitive benefits and salary, the Astronomer will receive support for observing and conference travel, page charges, and access to professionally managed computation infrastructure and resources. This position is tenable at Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (DAO) in Victoria, BC, Canada.

The primary purpose of this position is the provision of scientific leadership and support for the design, implementation, operation, and continuing development of advanced data processing and analysis software technologies for ALMA science data users through the Canadian Advanced Network for Astronomical Research (CANFAR), in collaboration with NRC’s Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC). This includes the identification and analysis of system and user requirements for processing and imaging ALMA proprietary and public archival data, support for implementation, prototyping, and system testing and verification. The position will support the scientific users of the processing system and participate in the development of new processing capabilities, methods, and tools.

The successful candidate will:

• Analyze and identify client and system requirements for processing and imaging ALMA proprietary and public archival data using ALMA processing tools and pipelines implemented on the CANFAR platform.

• Work with developers to plan the related project proposals, and participate in the prototyping and implementation of the processing system. Take the lead in testing, verifying, and documenting the performance of the system.

• Support clients of the processing facilities through the writing and distribution of user documentation, FAQs, cookbooks, helpdesk participation, and face-to-face assistance, as appropriate.

• Assist with maintaining the system to preserve its functionality as the CANFAR platform and ALMA science software and processing methods/heuristics evolve. Identify and participate in the development of new facilities, infrastructure, and tools.

• Provide scientific expertise and act as a technical resource for internal stakeholders (NRC Herzberg’s programs) and for external stakeholders (the Canadian astronomical community and the North American ALMA partnership) through participation in the activities of the ALMA science support team in Victoria.

• Lead the exploration of options and initiatives to extend the CANFAR-based ALMA processing system into related areas of radio/(sub)millimetre science data processing (e.g. JVLA, SKA).

• Advance NRC expertise in the field of radio/(sub)millimetre astronomical research through the identification, championing, and completion of research projects (including publication in the international refereed literature) that are significant additions to the existing body of knowledge, using the facilities available to Canadian scientists and in particular those supported by NRC.

Applicants must have acquired a Ph.D. in astronomy/astrophysics and have significant relevant experience beyond the Ph.D. Applications should be made by 28 November 2016 via the process described at the URL provided.

NRC is an equal opportunity employer.
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CITA Postdoctoral Fellowship

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CITA is a national centre for theoretical astrophysics located at the University of Toronto. The Institute expects to offer several postdoctoral fellowships of three years. The starting date will be September 1, 2017. 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: cosmology, interstellar matter, galaxy, star and planet formation, solar physics, high energy astrophysics, numerical relativity and gravitational waves.

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 15, 2016.

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.

Plaskett Postdoctoral Fellowship (Research Associate), NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of CANADA (NRC)

Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
5071 West Saanich Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2E7
CANADA
Fax : (613) 990-1286
Telephone: (613) 949-7685
E-mail enquiries: HRQuestionsRH_CG1@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca.

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Further information on NRC Herzberg can be found here.
Information on the staff and their research interests is available here.
More information on the Fellowship is available here.
Desired starting date: September 2017

The Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics portfolio of the National Research Council (NRC) is pleased to announce the 2016 competition for a Plaskett Postdoctoral Fellowship (Research Associate) position tenable at Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (DAO) in Victoria, BC, Canada. The successful candidate will be an outstanding recent doctoral graduate in astronomy/astrophysics who is highly motivated to exploit astronomical facilities administered by NRC and contribute to forefront research projects conducted using those facilities.
This hiring is at the postdoctoral level, but at NRC Canada, this is in effectively a term staff scientist position with all the associated benefits, including paid maternity and parental leave, vacation, accruable pension contributions and others.
We are particularly interested in a candidate who will contribute to one or more of the following research areas:
• Exoplanets and debris disks (direct detection, planetary atmospheres, dynamical evolution, collisional evolution, composition), utilizing Gemini, ALMA, HST, JWST and/or exploitation of existing large survey data from Kepler, Spitzer, Herschel, WISE and other missions. Participation in the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) Exoplanet Survey, which has both exoplanet and disk components, is a possibility. GPI is also available for PI projects through the general time allocation process.
• Outer solar system bodies (accretion processes, size-frequency distributions, surface properties, orbital dynamics, binaries, space-craft exploration), utilizing CFHT, Gemini, ALMA, HST, Subaru, and the New Horizons spacecraft with possible participation in the Outer Solar System Origins Survey (OSSOS).
• Star or planet formation processes (protostellar evolution, cluster formation, circumstellar disks, super-star clusters in external galaxies), utilizing ALMA, the Jansky VLA, or other facilities, and leveraging results from Herschel, Spitzer, or JCMT legacy programs (e.g., the JCMT Gould Belt Survey).
• Photometric and spectroscopic studies of the structure and stellar content of the Milky Way, Local Group, and other nearby galaxies, including all areas of research associated with the broad field of near-field cosmology.
• Multi-wavelength investigations of galaxies and clusters, including studies of galaxy distances, dynamics, and structural properties; super-massive black holes and galactic nuclei; and star clusters and star formation at UV, optical, IR and sub-mm wavelengths.
• Cosmological evolution of galaxies including physical processes such as accretion, outflow, feedback, metal enrichment, star formation, super-massive black hole growth, mergers, and strong lensing.
Candidates should have an observational background or an interest in constraining theories with observations.
The successful candidate will:
• Conduct original research independently and in collaboration with NRC Herzberg staff members associated with the projects that are most relevant to the fellow’s area of expertise.
• Contribute to the scientific exploitation of NRC Herzberg’s projects, particularly, but not limited to, those that utilize the astronomical facilities and infrastructure administered by NRC Herzberg, such as ALMA, CFHT, and the Gemini Observatory.
• Engage with the astronomical community to advance NRC Herzberg’s mandate to provide astronomical facilities and services to Canadian researchers. In particular, NRC Herzberg is a leading developer of instrumentation for current and future ground- and space-based telescopes (e.g., ALMA, CFHT, Gemini, JWST, MSE, SKA, and TMT) and provides scientific data preservation, distribution, and analysis services. NRC Herzberg also hosts CADC, which is home to the CANFAR cloud computing network, and extensive data archives (including those for DAO, CFHT, CGPS, Gemini, HST, JCMT).
• Share with other postdoctoral research associates the organization of the NRC Herzberg weekly seminar series which runs from September to April.
The initial appointment is of two years duration, which may be extended for one further year (subject to performance and availability of funds). In addition to highly competitive benefits and salary, the Plaskett Fellow will receive support for observing and conference travel, page charges, and access to professionally managed computation infrastructure and resources.
Applicants must have acquired their Ph.D. within the last five years or expect to obtain their degree before taking up the position. Applications should be made by 15 November 2016 via the process described at the URL provided.
NRC is an equal opportunity employer.
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Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Email Submission Address: fellowships@dunlap.utoronto.ca
Attention To: Prof Bryan Gaensler, Director
Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto
50 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3H4 Canada

Email Address for Inquiries: director@dunlap.utoronto.ca

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: November 1, 2016

Related URLs:
Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics: dunlap.utoronto.ca
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics: astro.utoronto.ca
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics: cita.utoronto.ca
Center for Planetary Sciences: cps.utoronto.ca
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The University of Toronto invites applications for Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowships within the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics. This growing unit pursues groundbreaking research in experimental astrophysics, in close collaboration with Toronto colleagues in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics (DAA), the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) and the Center for Planetary Sciences (CPS).

Dunlap Fellows are expected to conduct a program of original research either independently or in collaboration with others at the University, and will be offered professional development and mentoring across a range of areas relevant to a scientific career. Exceptional candidates in instrumentation, software, or observation are encouraged to apply. Fellows have access to laboratories, computing clusters and fabrication facilities, and can propose for additional support for their experimental or computational plans. Dunlap Fellows are also strongly encouraged to participate in the Institute’s outreach and training initiatives. The range of activities and opportunities in research, outreach and training can be seen in the annual reports on the Dunlap Institute’s web site.

The Dunlap Institute, DAA, CITA and CPS together host over 130 staff and students in astronomy, who conduct a diverse research program across instrumentation, observation, computation and theory. The Dunlap Institute is located on a beautiful 19th century campus in the heart of one of the world’s great cities. Rated as having one of the highest standards of living in the world, Toronto offers a huge range of indoor and outdoor pursuits, outstanding food and music, and a vibrant and diverse cultural community.

The Dunlap Institute is committed to a flexible and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and potential two-body hires. Subject to immigration regulations, successful candidates will be given the option to take up their Fellowships as part-time appointments (such a request need not be made as part of a candidate’s initial application).

Appointments are initially for three years, with a subsequent possibility of extension for one further year subject to outstanding performance in public outreach and education activities.. Dunlap Fellowships include an annual salary of CAD $68000 plus generous benefits, a research allowance of CAD $18000 per year, relocation assistance, and the opportunity to request additional research funds from the Dunlap Institute.

The approximate expected starting date is September 1, 2017. Applicants should send a cover letter including a summary of their research program not to exceed 300 words, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and a statement of research interests not to exceed 3 pages, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to fellowships@dunlap.utoronto.ca by November 1, 2016.

Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

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 (tenure-track) in Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of astronomy and astrophysics. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2017.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy, or related fields, and are expected to possess an exemplary, internationally recognized research record, with exceptional promise for future achievements, and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education in physics and astronomy. Applicants with an outstanding record in an area of astronomy or astrophysics that will enhance and/or complement the strengths of the astronomy group, and a commitment to excellence in teaching that will enhance the Department’s programs, are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy (http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/) consists of 22 faculty members with research interests in astronomy and astrophysics, particle physics, condensed matter physics, medical physics and ocean physics. The vibrant astronomy group, consisting of seven faculty members, benefits from close relations with the nearby NRC Herzberg facility and its staff, telescopes and instrumentation, and also has full access to all Canadian facilities. The newly formed Astronomy Research Centre (ARC) at the University of Victoria draws membership from the departmental Astronomy group, scientists at NRC Herzberg, and at the nearby TRIUMF laboratory. For more information on the research programs within ARC, see http://www.uvic.ca/arc/.

The preferred method of application is via http://AcademicJobsOnline.org/. A complete application will comprise a cover letter, a CV (including a publication list), a statement of research interests and plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and confidential letters from at least three referees.

Please note that you are asked to upload your CV and other personal information to this service, which is provided for the convenience of you and your referees. The service stores its data on servers located outside of Canada; the data is therefore not in the custody of or under the control of the University of Victoria. You may wish to review the privacy statement on https://academicjobsonline.org/. If you do not wish to use this service, please email Megan Nell, Assistant to the Chair, at phast@uvic.ca<mailto:phast@uvic.ca> for application instructions.

Questions about the position are welcome and can be addressed to the Chair of Physics of Astronomy, Dr. Adam Ritz (chair@phys.uvic.ca<mailto:chair@phys.uvic.ca>).

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.
Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (http://www.uvicfa.ca).

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Grace Wong Sneddon, Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity at (250) 721-6143. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

Assistant Professor

Experimental Astrophysics or Astronomical Instrumentation – University of Toronto – 1600783

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Astronomy and Astrophysics
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Closing: Nov 15, 2016, 11:59pm EST

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 DAA (51%) and the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (49%) at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on 1 July 2017.

We seek applicants in experimental astrophysics or astronomical instrumentation. The successful candidate is expected to establish and lead a dynamic externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and engage in university service activities. 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. The successful candidate for this position is expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level and to continue an established record of publishing articles in the leading academic journals in the field. Participation in major international conferences and invited seminars at leading institutions, and other noteworthy activities in Astronomy and Astrophysics that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline are assets. Evidence for excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures, is required. Applicants must have earned a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, or a related field at the time of appointment or shortly after.

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 application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2016. 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 chair@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.

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

To apply online, please click HERE.

Professor and Department Head

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Manitoba

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a full-time position as Head at the rank of tenured Professor, commencing July 1, 2017, or on a date mutually agreed upon. The Department seeks an established scholar with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Outstanding candidates in any area of physics and astronomy will be considered, with particular emphasis on candidates who will complement or extend the department’s strengths in atomic, molecular and optical physics, astronomy and astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, medical physics, subatomic physics, and theoretical physics. The successful candidate will have a track record of high quality scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications, will have established an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program, will have demonstrated outstanding teaching contributions, will have demonstrated strong administrative, leadership and management skills, and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To enhance our department and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite application from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous peoples, other visible minorities, and those committed to a diverse environment.

The Department currently has 20 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and 2 Instructors, and offers a full range of undergraduate programs, including Honours and Major programs with Astronomy, Physics and Medical/Biological options and Joint Honours programs in Physics/Chemistry, Physics/Computer Science and Physics/Mathematics, as well as graduate programs in all of the research specializations. The Department hosts a variety of vibrant and well-equipped individual and collaborative research programs. Research is also conducted at major national and international astrophysics and subatomic physics facilities and has access to high performance computing. Medical physics research is conducted in collaboration with CancerCare Manitoba. The Department maintains strong research links with other University of Manitoba departments and institutes including Chemistry, Radiology, Civil Engineering, Biological Sciences and the Manitoba Institute for Materials. Further information about the Department can be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/science/departments/physics/index.html.

Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. Learn more about Winnipeg at http://www.winnipeg.ca/interhom/.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three page research plan, a statement of leadership and management philosophy, and contact information for three references should be sent to: peter.loewen@umanitoba.ca (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number (21964 and BJ473) in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Chair at: peter.loewen@umanitoba.ca.

The closing date for receipt of applications is October 15, 2016 or until position is filled.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba). Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

For more information on this and other opportunities, please visit: http://umanitoba.ca/employment.