Shared Postdoctoral Position in Precision Radial Velocity Studies of Exoplanets (McMaster & Grenoble)

The exoplanetary research groups at McMaster University and l’Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) invite applications for a shared, full-time postdoctoral position in the field of precise radial velocity (RV) studies of exoplanets. The successful applicant will work under the joint supervision of Dr. Ryan Cloutier (McMaster) and Dr. Xavier Bonfils (UGA).

The successful applicant will join the NIRPS (https://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/lasilla/36/nirps/) GTO science team and enjoy access to data from its ongoing GTO program. NIRPS is a precise near-IR RV spectrograph that was recently commissioned on the ESO 3.6m telescope in Chile and is operating alongside the HARPS optical spectrograph. Work hours will be split between focused (80%) and independent research programs (20%) with the former focusing on NIRPS+HARPS data analysis to characterize the global architectures of M dwarf exoplanetary systems. We particularly invite applicants whose scientific backgrounds include leveraging observations to discover and characterize exoplanetary systems.

The duration of the appointment is 36 months with the first 18 months to be spent at McMaster before transferring to UGA for the remainder of the appointment. Master University is located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and UGA in Grenoble, France. Considerations for a term extension are conditional on satisfactory performance and the availability of funds. The start date of the position is negotiable but must begin before December 31, 2023

Interested candidates should submit an application (single PDF file format) that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a 3-page statement of research interests, including interests that pertain to NIRPS’s scientific capabilities (figures and references included), (3) an up-to-date CV, and (4) names and contact details for three consenting reference letter writers who may be contacted.

Application materials should be submitted by email to ryan.cloutier@mcmaster.ca. The position will remain open until filled but evaluations of applications will begin on August 1, 2023.

McMaster University and UGA are strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. Both universities seek qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from underrepresented minorities including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, members of other racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

At McMaster University, this position will be part of a Collective Agreement for Postdoctoral Fellows, CUPE 3906, Unit #3. This position carries a competitive salary and standard benefits package at both universities, including medical benefits.

Useful links
McMaster Astrophysics Group
Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG) 

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Astronomy & Astrophysics at Queen’s University

The Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy at Queen’s University invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor with specialization in Astronomy or Astrophysics, with a preferred starting date of January 1, 2024. The successful candidate will submit an external nomination for a seven year term position as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, eligible for renewal once, to a maximum of two seven year terms as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair.

This appointment is open only to qualified individuals who self-identify as members of one or more of the Four Designated Groups under the Canada Research Chairs Program[1]: women, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons/visible minorities.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output in their field as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will also be expected to make contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Canada Research Chairs were established as part of a national strategy to foster research excellence (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca). The successful candidate must submit an external application to the Tri-agency Institutional Program Secretariat that meets the requirements for the successful nomination of Tier 1 Chair as defined by the Canada Research Chairs Program:

– be outstanding and innovative world-class researchers whose accomplishments have made a major impact in their fields;
– be recognized internationally as leaders in their fields;
– have superior records of attracting and supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows (taking into account different practices in the relevant field or discipline) and, as chairholders, be expected to attract, develop and retain excellent trainees, students and future researchers; and
– be proposing an original, innovative research program of the highest quality.

People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out research at Queen’s University. Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life insurance and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program. You will also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses and dependent children.  Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ‘top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible employees on maternity/parental leave.  In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare. Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources.

Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website. The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario. Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, recreational, and creative opportunities. Visit Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.

This new CRC will enable Queen’s to advance the vital research in Astronomy and Particle Astrophysics at Queen’s.  This research has been advanced by the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute (McDonald Institute) led by Dr. Tony Noble and complements the extraordinary talent within the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy. The successful candidate for this position will be an astronomer or astrophysicist with a research program that complements and extends the existing research activities of the Queen’s Astronomy and Particle Astrophysics research groups.  Current Astronomy and Astrophysics research includes interests in cosmology, dark matter, general relativity, galaxy structure and formation, globular clusters, the interstellar medium, and star & planet formation.  This research is closely related to research in Particle Astrophysics, whose members study neutrino physics, direct detection of dark matter, cosmic rays, cosmology, and high energy theory.

Queen’s University is committed to diversity and inclusion and has an employment equity program that meets the goals of the Canada Research Chairs program and the requirements of our collective agreement with the Faculty Association. Queen’s recognizes targeted hiring as one essential strategy to address under-representation, remove systemic barriers, and enhance existing employment equity procedures. This appointment is open only to qualified individuals who self-identify as members of one or more of the Four Designated Groups under the Canada Research Chairs Program: women, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons/visible minorities.

All applicants will be invited to self-identify once they have applied; those who wish to be considered under our employment equity provisions are required to self-identify.  Self-identification information will be held in confidence by the Human Rights and Equity Office and one specially trained member of the selection committee. Shortlisted candidates who self-identify as Indigenous will be asked to verify their identity in accordance with the Hiring of Indigenous Specific Positions – Interim Policy prior to being invited to interview. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

Prior to May 1, 2022, the University required all students, faculty, staff, and visitors (including contractors) to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status and provide proof that they were fully vaccinated or had an approved accommodation to engage in in-person University activities. These requirements were suspended effective May 1, 2022, but the University may reinstate them at any point.

A complete application consists of:

1) a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
2) a current Curriculum Vitae that includes a comprehensive list of publications (with supervised students on publications clearly identified), awards, and grants received;
3) a statement of research interests and achievements;
4) a short statement of teaching interests, experience and vision which should include a discussion of mentorship;
5) an equity, diversity, and inclusion statement that details how the candidate’s past and/or future contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance the University’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigenization (EDII). We recommend reviewing best practices for EDII in research as laid out by Canadian funding agencies here https://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/nfrf-fnfr/edi-eng.aspx.
6) Three letters of reference to be sent directly to Prof. Rob Knobel, physhead@queensu.ca

In their application package, candidates should also identify their strengths and experiences with respect to increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion in their institutional environment.

The deadline for applications is July 16, 2023 OR Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed only if the position remains unfilled OR Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position has been filled.

Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Prof. Robert Knobel at physhead@queensu.ca, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:

Prof. Robert Knobel, Head,
The Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Stirling Hall
64 Bader Lane
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
CANADA K7L 3N6

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Melissa Balson in The Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, at 4mjb5@queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.

Appointments are subject to review and final approval by the Provost. Only nominees external to Queen’s University will be considered. (Please note that, for the purposes of this competition, Queen’s Term Adjuncts and Adjunct-1s will be considered as external nominees).

For additional information: https://www.queensu.ca/physics/tier-1-canada-research-chair-astronomy-astrophysics

[1]The CRC Program currently employs the categories of the four federally designated groups (FDG) – Women, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, and Members of Visible Minorities – to monitor progress towards meeting equity goals. Queen’s has an under-representation across the FDG’s among Canada Research Chairholders. The Tri-Agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS) has established targets for CRC representation, with staggered deadlines for meeting targets between the period of 2020 to 2029.

Job posting – Configuration and Document Management Specialist (19675)

Priority will be given to the following designated employment equity groups: women, Indigenous peoples* (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), persons with disabilities and racialized persons*.

*The Employment Equity Act, which is under review, uses the terminology Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities

City: Penticton

Organizational Unit: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics

Classification: AS-3

Tenure: Term

Duration: 5 years

Language Requirements: English

Work arrangements: Due to the nature of the work and operational requirements, this position will require full-time physical presence at the NRC work location identified.

The NRC Advantage
Great Minds. One Goal. Canada’s Success.

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada’s largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.

We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.

At the NRC, we know that diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, a safe and respectful work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system.  We welcome all qualified applicants and encourage you to complete the employment equity self-declaration questions during the job application process.

Please let us know of any accommodation measures required to help you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Please note that the information you provide will be treated confidentially.

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.

We are looking for a Configuration and Document Management Specialist (CDM) to support our Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre. The CDM would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.

We are looking for a CDM with the focus and primary responsibility for document and configuration management for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) correlator project and with a secondary responsibility of providing project management coordination.

Document management includes establishing and maintaining a document repository and registry, maintaining document templates, assigning and tracking document numbers and revisions according to ALMA requirements, and advising engineers and project management in document development and approval.  All activities are detail-oriented and attention to detail is of paramount importance.

Configuration management includes establishing and maintaining a configuration registry, coordination and involvement in the Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) process to ensure effective work/process flow, adhering to ALMA requirements as well as best practices.  All activities are detail-oriented and attention to detail is of paramount importance.

Project management coordination includes coordinating primary project management activities with systems, project, and design engineering as well as day-to-day refreshing of living project management documents including various management plans, schedule, and budget as needed and as directed by the Principal Investigator and Project Manager.

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
Successful completion of a two-year college diploma (or higher) in administration, project management or relevant field is required.

Formal training in configuration management will be considered an asset.

For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency

Experience
Significant* experience in the application of document and configuration management principles, methods, and tools.
Significant* experience with document management/revision control systems such as Xerox Docushare, SharePoint, or similar.
Significant* experience with collaboration tools/platforms such as Notion, JIRA, Confluence.
Extensive* experience in using MS Excel and MS Word or equivalent demonstratable expertise (Expert level required; Pivot Tables, graphs, advanced formulas, data cleaning, etc. for Excel and quality control of large Engineering documents, formatting, editing, styles, inserting editing images, etc.).
Significant* experience supporting the management of projects involving multi-disciplinary teams and multi-partner projects
Experience with Project Management Planning/scheduling software such as MS Project or other similar software packages.
Experience with Power Point.

*Significant is defined as at least two (2) years of experience; Extensive is defined as at least seven (7) years of experience.

Condition of Employment
Reliability Status

Language Requirements
English

Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests

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

Technical Competencies
Ability to plan and execute on multiple projects and provide ongoing status updates.
Ability to structure, organize, and synthesize information.
Ability to apply configuration management process and best practices
Ability to set and manage competing priorities and complete tasks within tight timelines.
Ability to quality-control check documents for formatting, style, and grammar.

Behavioural Competencies
Management services – Client focus (Level 3)
Management services – Conceptual and analytical ability (Level 2)
Management services – Initiative (Level 2)
Management services – Teamwork (Level 2)

Competency Profile(s)
For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Management Services;

View all competency profiles

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

Compensation
From $64,022 to $75,389 per annum.

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

Notes
A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one-year period.
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.
Commuting assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC’s directives.
We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (19675) to:

E-mail: NRC.NRCHiring-EmbaucheCNRC.CNRC@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Telephone: 819-431-8570
Closing Date: 19 June 2023 – 23:59 Eastern Time

Special Instructions: Candidates must apply via the following link: https://recruitment-recrutement.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/job-invite/19675/

Post-Doctoral Position: Mount Allison University

The Physics Department at Mount Allison University invites applications for a a one-year McCain Post-Doctoral (teaching) fellowship position commencing July 1, 2023, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have recently completed a Ph.D. in Physics or related field. The candidate will be required to teach three courses, and possible classes will depend on the candidate’s field of expertise.  The candidate will also have an opportunity to participate in undergraduate student research supervision/mentorship. Current areas of research specialization in the Physics Department include theoretical particle physics; medical physics; experimental subatomic physics; stellar astrophysics; and materials science.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests. When available, submission of evidence of effective and inclusive teaching is encouraged. The complete application should be submitted to academic jobs online. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24587

Review of applications will begin April 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Catherine Lovekin
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Physics
Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6
Email: physics@mta.ca

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

Job Posting: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Engineer

City: Victoria Organizational Unit: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Classification: RCO
Tenure: Term
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension
Language Requirements: English

Priority will be given to the following designated employment equity groups: Women, Indigenous peoples* (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), persons with disabilities and racialized persons*.
*The Employment Equity Act, which is under review, uses the terminology Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities.

Work Arrangements: Due to the nature of the work and operational requirements, this position will require some physical presence at the NRC work location identified in the form of a hybrid work arrangement (a combination of working onsite and offsite).

The NRC Advantage
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Great Minds. One Goal. Canada’s Success.

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada’s largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year. We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC. At the NRC, we know that diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, a safe and respectful work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system.  We welcome all qualified applicants and encourage you to complete the employment equity self-declaration questions during the job application process. Please let us know of any accommodation measures required to help you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Please note that the information you provide will be treated confidentially.

Your Challenge
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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.

We are looking for Research Engineer to support our Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics (HAA) Research Centre. The Research Engineer would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity. The primary responsibility of the Research Engineer is to support the goals of NRC through the delivery of applied engineering research activities, designs, and solutions, testing and evaluation of physical items and the development and application of advanced technologies.

The Radio Instrumentation Team, as part of HAA’s Astronomy Technology Directorate (ATD), is designing and manufacturing low noise radio astronomy receivers across the radio frequency (RF) and millimetre wave range. The team has built low noise amplifiers, mixers, and receivers for radio astronomy observatories such as ALMA, JCMT, CARMA, ARO, and the SKA. We are seeking an RF Engineer with expertise in monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMIC) and low noise amplifier design, module assembly and testing. The candidate will be a key member of the research and development team in the following projects:

* Indium Phosphide Transistor and MMIC Development: We are currently developing low noise amplifiers using Indium Phosphide transistor and MMIC technology fabricated at our in-house semiconductor manufacturing facility. This project will involve device modelling, creation of a process design kit (PDK), MMIC design and testing.
* Wide Band Low Noise Amplifiers: We are developing wide band MMIC-based amplifiers for a major partner observatory.  This project will explore the design trade-offs of key performance metrics to achieve wide band performance with the required gain, flatness and noise characteristics.
* Cryogenic Front End Low Noise Amplifiers: Cryogenic low noise amplifiers both hybrid and MMIC-based are currently being developed for future upgrades to major sub/millimeter wave astronomical observatories.  These will be incorporated into prototype receivers.

Primary specific duties include:

1. Development of a Process Design Kit (PDK) to be used in the design of NRC MMICs.  This will include device modelling, DC and high frequency measurements of transistors and passive components, and statistical data analysis.
2. Extension of the PDK to cryogenic temperatures.
3. Design and development of wide band MMIC low noise amplifiers for cryogenic operation:
* The design work includes device modelling and optimization using computer simulation software such as Advanced Design System, Microwave office, CST Microwave Studio, HFSS, and Sonnet.
* Working closely with researchers from our in-house semiconductor fabrication facility to understand the fabrication processing and device performance.
* For testing, the successful candidate will plan and implement millimetre wave and microwave measurements at room and cryogenic temperatures for verifying the performance of the devices fabricated. This includes developing new measurement techniques.
* For the prototyping of MMIC low noise amplifiers, the successful candidate will design packaging to achieve optimum performance and suitable fabrication.
4. Collaborate with scientists and engineers at varying NRC Research Centers in Canada and collaborators internationally.
5. Write progress reports and present technical materials at design reviews, meetings, and conferences.
 
Screening Criteria
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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:
* Master’s or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Physics, or related discipline.

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

Experience:
* Experience in the design of low noise amplifiers and MMICs for high (GHz) frequency operation;
* Experience using specialized CAD tools such as Advanced Design System, Microwave Office, CST Microwave Studio, or HFSS;
* Experience with RF/Microwave testing of transistors and MMICs and S-parameter measurements.

Condition of Employment:
* Reliability Status

Language Requirements:
* English

Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests: http://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/second-language-testing-public-service/self-assessment-tests.html
 
Assessment Criteria
===================
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies:
* Strong knowledge of the principles of design and operation of low noise transistors, amplifiers, MMICs at high (GHz) frequencies;
* Ability to use microwave measurement and laboratory techniques at an advanced level, up to millimetre wavelengths;
* Working knowledge of noise measurement theory and methods;
* Knowledge of microfabrication techniques used in the fabrication of microwave and millimetre wave components and devices;
* Knowledge of designing MMICs in Indium Phosphide or Gallium Arsenide materials would be an asset;
* Knowledge of developing Process Design Kits (PDKs) would be an asset;
* Working knowledge of cryogenics and vacuum technologies is desirable;
* Strong statistical data analysis and device modelling skills.

Behavioural Competencies:
* Research – Creative thinking (Level 2)
* Research – Initiative (Level 2)
* Research – Communication (Level 2)
* Research – Teamwork (Level 2)
* Research – Networking (Level 2)
 
Competency Profile(s)
For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: http://nrc.canada.ca/en/node/693/

View all competency profiles: http://nrc.canada.ca/en/node/577/

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

Compensation
This position is classified as a Research Council Officer (RCO), a group that is unique to the NRC. Candidates are remunerated based on their expertise, outcomes and impacts of their previous work experience relative to the requirements of the level. The salary scale for this group is vast, from $57,220 to $161,754 per annum, which permits for employees of all levels from new graduates to world renowned experts to be fairly compensated for their contributions. NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of competitive benefits (http://nrc.canada.ca/en/corporate/careers/nrc-advantage) including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.

Notes
* A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
* 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.
* We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (18665) to:
E-mail: NRC.NRCHiring-EmbaucheCNRC.CNRC@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Telephone: 819-431-8570
Closing Date: 24 March 2023 – 23:59 Eastern Time

For more information on career tools and other resources, check out http://nrc.canada.ca/en/node/1194/

If you are currently a term or continuing employee at NRC, please apply through the SuccessFactors Careers module from your NRC computer.

Postdoctoral Position in Extreme Astrophysics – University of Manitoba

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the eXtreme Astrophysics group of Prof. Samar Safi-Harb in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. As part of expanding the group’s research area into multi-messenger astrophysics, supported by the Canada Research Chairs program, the successful candidate will work on astrophysical studies of Compact Objects (compact objects mergers, neutron stars/magnetars, black holes) and/or associated environments (kilonova remnants, supernova remnants, pulsar wind nebulae), with focus on their multi-messenger science.

Over the next several years, advancements in sensitivity and detector development for both High-Energy and Gravitational Wave (GW) observatories will revolutionize our understanding of some of the most extreme events in the Universe. In particular, the upcoming Fourth Observing Run (O4) of the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA collaborations, expected to start in Spring 2023, will accelerate the growth of the multi-messenger astrophysics field, and lead to the discovery of new GW events to be followed up across the electromagnetic spectrum and with other messengers. The successful applicant will contribute to one or more of the following projects, depending on their interest and expertise: data analysis and interpretation of new GW transient events, targeted searches of continuous GW from known pulsars, directed searches of continuous GW waves from compact objects in supernova remnants and pulsar wind nebulae, follow-up and analysis of electromagnetic counterparts to GW events. Other projects that would align with multi-messenger studies of extreme astrophysical events can be proposed. The applicant will be given opportunities to (co-)supervise students, collaborate with researchers nationally and internationally, and contribute to outreach and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion activities at the University.

Applicants are required to have their PhD by the time they start their position, and preference will be given to candidates within three years of their PhD (official leaves not counted towards that timeframe). Applicants who are experienced with compact objects and gravitational wave (GW) astrophysics, GW data analysis, and/or follow up of electromagnetic counterparts of GW sources are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference. Knowledge of machine learning methods, Bayesian analysis, or surveys’ cross-matching will be an asset. This position will be full-time employment at the University of Manitoba with a negotiable starting date, ideally in May 2023, or soon after for a period of two years. A third year is possible subject to funding and performance.

The eXtreme astrophysics group of Prof. Safi-Harb collaborates with researchers nationally and internationally on multi-wavelength studies of high-energy astrophysical objects and phenomena; and is actively involved in the planning of future missions, particularly in the high-energy domain. Research in Astrophysics at the U. of Manitoba is enabled by observations conducted with state-of-the-art international telescopes and high-performance computing clusters. Additional facilities are available through Compute Canada. The Astronomy & Astrophysics group will soon commission the Peebles Astrophysics Lab: a new space for astronomy trainees that will facilitate interactions and interdisciplinary collaborations. We are supported by research links with other University of Manitoba departments, through the recently launched Data Science Nexus (https://sci.umanitoba.ca/data-science-nexus/) which is housed in the Faculty of Science.

The City of Winnipeg (www.tourismwinnipeg.com), located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The Province of Manitoba’s (www.travelmanitoba.com) people and places – its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks, winding river valleys and storied prairie skies – inspire.
The cost of living in Winnipeg is relatively low, housing is affordable, and Manitobans are renown for their friendliness. Winnipeg is home to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and the NHL’s Jets. Furthermore, the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus houses the stadium that hosts the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football games. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons and has been identified by Time magazine as one of 2021’s “World’s Greatest Places”.

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

To apply, please provide the following documents:
• A cover letter (1 page maximum) including the names and contact information of at least three professional references.
• A CV including a publications list.
• A research statement (3 pages maximum) addressing the candidate’s interest in the position and proposed research program.
• A statement (1 page maximum) addressing past and/or proposed contributions to supervision of students, public outreach, teaching, professional service, and/or Equity/Diversity/Inclusion activities.

All documents should be merged as a single PDF and sent by email to samar.safi-harb@umanitoba.ca, with the Subject: Postdoctoral Position in Extreme Astrophysics. Review of applications will begin Dec 16, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

(this job ad can be also viewed on the AAS Job register: https://jobregister.aas.org/ad/692fa3c6)

David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto

The David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Astrophysics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching.

We seek applicants in any area of Astrophysics whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and lead an innovative, externally funded research program; supervise research projects carried out by graduate and undergraduate students; teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; and engage in university service activities.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research, which can be demonstrated by the applicant’s cover letter, a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

We seek candidates who perform innovative research that will advance our understanding of the Universe. In their application materials, the successful candidate must:

Provide a demonstrated record of innovative research;
Provide a strong research plan with a vision for how this can be achieved at the University of Toronto;
Demonstrate their capacity to prepare the leaders of the future in astrophysics by recruiting, supervising, training and mentoring research students, early-career researchers, and/or technical staff from a diverse range of backgrounds and levels of ability.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or other evidence of performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements by referees. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading workshops or seminars, or student mentorship. The successful candidate for this position must demonstrate experience in or capacity for teaching effectively and communicating clearly to a diverse student body, in a way that meaningfully advances equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The successful candidate will benefit from proximity to two other astronomy units based at the University: (1) The Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, an endowed research institute dedicated to innovative technology, ground-breaking research, world-class training, and public engagement. (2) The Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, a renowned National theory institute. University of Toronto astronomers have access to a wide range of observational facilities with guaranteed access to CFHT, Gemini, SDSS-V, LSST, JWST, ALMA, MWA and CHIME.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants must submit:

a cover letter.
a current curriculum vitae including a full list of publications.
a research statement, and
a teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or evidence of performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above.

The Department is committed to an inclusive and flexible workplace. We encourage applications from qualified applicants of all sexual orientations and gender expressions, Black and racialized people, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities. For additional information about the David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics please visit http://www.astro.utoronto.ca. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact astrochair@astro.utoronto.ca to ask questions about the position or to seek further information.

Candidates are expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning working environment demonstrated through the application materials.  The research and teaching statements must each address the applicant’s capacities to teach, train and support a diverse body of students/trainees and to meaningfully advance equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the relevant contexts, as per the expectations listed above. For information about the University’s approach to equity, diversity, and inclusion in research and innovation see  https://ediri.utoronto.ca/.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF or Word format.  If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Roberto Abraham at roberto.abraham@utoronto.ca.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date, January 4, 2023.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job-invite/26085/

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

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This 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.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

Herzberg Instrument Science Fellow

City: Penticton, BC or Victoria, BC
Organizational Unit: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Classification: RO
Tenure: Term
Duration: This is a 2 year term position with the possibility of a 1 year extension
Language Requirements: English

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.

We are looking for a Herzberg Instrument Science Fellow (Research Associate) to support our Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre. The Fellow would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity, and who is motivated to become the Principal Investigator for next generation astronomical instruments and facilities.

The Fellow will be an active research astronomer/instrumentalist who is able to become a key interface between astronomers and instrumentation teams working on new astronomical instruments and facilities. They will work at NRC’s Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre (NRC-HAA) within the Astronomy Technology Directorate (ATD; Science and Projects Team), that brings together leading astronomy researchers with engineers and technicians working on instrumentation design, development and integration.

NRC-HAA has a rare combination of staff involved in astronomy research, instrumentation design and development, engineering, data science and observatory support. This fellowship is intended to leverage this environment to help develop researchers who will become the leaders necessary to enable ambitious new instrumentation for cutting edge astronomy research in the coming decades.

The ATD is a leading developer of instrumentation for Canada’s current and future ground- and space-based telescopes at radio through to optical wavelengths (e.g., the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), the Attacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and Gemini. Its multi-disciplinary team includes project managers, optical, electrical, mechanical and systems engineers and technicians, signal processing experts and astronomers. Current major activities include correlator upgrades and central signal processing architectures for the SKA, ALMA and the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA), composite dish antenna designs for new observatories including ngVLA, development for the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) expansion and the Canadian Hydrogen Observatory and Radio-transient Detector (CHORD), participation in the development of optical/near infrared spectrographs for Gemini, and adaptive optics systems for TMT.

In addition to leadership and participation in facility class instrumentation, the ATD maintains a strategic research and development program specialising in radio receivers, radio dishes, signal processing, adaptive optics, and optical/near infrared instrumentation,. This includes the development of modest-scale pathfinder instruments and on-sky demonstrators. This is in addition to astronomical research activities undertaken by astronomers in the ATD and elsewhere in HAA, that spans exoplanets, star and planet formation, near field cosmology and resolved stellar populations, galaxy evolution, supermassive black holes, high redshift galaxies, time domain astronomy, survey astronomy, and other fields. Activities are split between the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory in Penticton, which houses most of the radio expertise, and the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, which houses the millimeter-wave receiver group as well as most of the optical and near-infrared expertise.

The successful candidate will be a recent doctoral graduate in astrophysics or another closely related discipline who is highly motivated to engage in astronomical instrumentation and technology projects in the ATD. They will want to become the Principal Investigators for the next generation of astronomical instruments and facilities, and the ATD will provide them with the experience, support and professional development to help them develop into this role. Instrument Science Fellows will be expected to undertake research activities in astronomical instrumentation, or observational astronomy of relevance to the instrumentation that they support.

The successful candidate will:

* Engage with the instrumentation teams in the ATD and provide scientific support, advocacy and insight through close interactions with the technical teams and the science user community, under the mentorship of existing ATD instrument scientists. Scientific support could include the development of science cases, science requirements, survey planning, development of observing simulators, supporting the design, build and integration of instruments, on-sky testing and commissioning, science exploitation, etc.
* Participate in professional development activities focused on supporting their development into the next generation of Principal Investigators for astronomical instruments, including leadership, project management, systems engineering, communication, and grant writing.
* Conduct original research in astronomical instrumentation and/or observational astronomy, independently and in collaboration with NRC-HAA staff members.
* Contribute to the scientific exploitation of other NRC-HAA resources, particularly, but not limited to, the expertise of scientific and technical staff, and the astronomical facilities and infrastructure administered by NRC-HAA, including the observatories as well as the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC) and the instrumentation labs.
* Engage with the astronomical community to advance Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics mandate to provide astronomical facilities and services to Canadian researchers.

The Herzberg Instrument Science Fellowship is intended to provide flexibility given the applicant’s interests and personal circumstances. It may be held in either Penticton or Victoria, depending on the instrumentation interests of the applicant.

Screening Criteria
Education
As part of the RA Program you must have received your PhD in astronomy or astrophysics or a closely related discipline within the last 5 years or you expect to receive the degree within the next 6 months.

**Exception may be considered to recognise maternity/parental leave.

Experience
* Five years or less experience in astronomical instrumentation and/or observational astronomy research beyond the PhD.
* Experience in reducing and analysing/modelling astronomical data in one or more of the radio, centimeter, millimeter/sub-millimeter, infrared, optical and ultraviolet wavebands from ground- and/or space-based observatories or from astronomical data archives.
* Experience in the development of science cases and/or science requirements and/or survey requirements for astronomical facilities and instruments; experience in the development, design, build and integration of astronomical facilities and instruments; experience in the on-sky testing and/or commissioning of astronomical facilities and instruments.
* Experience in publishing international calibre research papers relating to astronomical instrumentation and/or observational astronomy in the refereed scientific literature.

Language Requirements
English

To apply, visit our website: https://recruitment-recrutement.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/job/Victoria-Herzberg-Instrument-Science-Fellow-BC/564413517/

Assistant Professor – Astrophysics (University of Toronto)

The David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Astrophysics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching.

We seek applicants in any area of Astrophysics whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and lead an innovative, externally funded research program; supervise research projects carried out by graduate and undergraduate students; teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; and engage in university service activities.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research, which can be demonstrated by the applicant’s cover letter, a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

We seek candidates who perform innovative research that will advance our understanding of the Universe. In their application materials, the successful candidate must:
Provide a demonstrated record of innovative research;
Provide a strong research plan with a vision for how this can be achieved at the University of Toronto;
Demonstrate their capacity to prepare the leaders of the future in astrophysics by recruiting, supervising, training and mentoring research students, early-career researchers, and/or technical staff from a diverse range of backgrounds and levels of ability.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or other evidence of performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements by referees. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading workshops or seminars, or student mentorship. The successful candidate for this position must demonstrate experience in or capacity for teaching effectively and communicating clearly to a diverse student body, in a way that meaningfully advances equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The successful candidate will benefit from proximity to two other astronomy units based at the University: (1) The Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, an endowed research institute dedicated to innovative technology, ground-breaking research, world-class training, and public engagement. (2) The Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, a renowned National theory institute. University of Toronto astronomers have access to a wide range of observational facilities with guaranteed access to CFHT, Gemini, SDSS-V, LSST, JWST, ALMA, MWA and CHIME.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants must submit:

a cover letter.
a current curriculum vitae including a full list of publications.
a research statement, and
a teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or evidence of performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above.

The Department is committed to an inclusive and flexible workplace. We encourage applications from qualified applicants of all sexual orientations and gender expressions, Black and racialized people, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities. For additional information about the David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics please visit http://www.astro.utoronto.ca. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact astrochair@astro.utoronto.ca to ask questions about the position or to seek further information.

Candidates are expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning working environment demonstrated through the application materials.  The research and teaching statements must each address the applicant’s capacities to teach, train and support a diverse body of students/trainees and to meaningfully advance equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the relevant contexts, as per the expectations listed above. For information about the University’s approach to equity, diversity, and inclusion in research and innovation see  https://ediri.utoronto.ca/.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF or Word format.  If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Roberto Abraham at roberto.abraham@utoronto.ca.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date, January 4, 2023.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job-invite/26085/

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

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This 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.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy University of Waterloo

The Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. A broad range of areas will be considered including, Astrophysics, Quantum Matter, Photonics, Biophysics, and Soft Matter. Applications from outstanding candidates in other areas will be considered. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2023.

We are seeking applications from theorists and/or experimentalists. A Ph.D. degree and evidence of outstanding promise in research and teaching are required. Successful applicants are expected to develop and maintain a research program of exceptional quality and impact, to attract and supervise graduate students, to attract external funding at the level required to maintain a thriving research group, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The salary range is $105,000 to $125,000, depending on experience. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

Candidates should submit electronically a curriculum vitae, an outline of research accomplishments, a brief research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and make arrangements for four letters of reference to be sent to Professor Brian McNamara, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1. Telephone: (519) 888-4567; extension 36831; e-mail: physics@uwaterloo.ca. Materials should be received by January 15, 2023.  Further information about the Department can be found on our web page: https://uwaterloo.ca/physics-astronomy/

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff.  The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Metis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives).

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Dr. Brian McNamara, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo, Telephone: (519) 888-4567; extension 36831; E-mail: physics@uwaterloo.ca.

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

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.