The Institut des Sciences de la Mer de Rimouski (ISMER), a multidisciplinary research center in oceanography, is looking for a candidate to fill a regular faculty position in marine chemistry.

Summary of the position

ISMER is looking for a dynamic individual who will contribute to the research and teaching objectives of the Institute through collaborations with existing faculties, and who will develop independent funded research programs involving students at the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels. He or she must be able to contribute to the M.Sc. and PhD programs through teaching and graduate student supervision. ISMER is looking for a dynamic individual who will contribute to the research and teaching objectives of the Institute through collaborations with existing faculties, and who will develop independent funded research programs involving students at the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels. He or she must be able to contribute to the M.Sc. and PhD programs through teaching and graduate student supervision.

This position is primarily for an oceanographer with expertise in estuaries and coastal environments systems, marine biogeocycles,  stable isotops or environmental nanochemistry. The successful candidate should demonstrate expertise in field research. He/she will be encouraged to develop his/her own research program, and collaborate with biologists, chemists, physicists and geologists from the Institute and the University. The candidate should have at least a one year postdoctoral experience and a strong list of publications in international journals.

ISMER is an autonomous Research Institute which is part of Université du Québec à Rimouski, and it includes twenty professors and support staff in all major disciplines of oceanography. In addition to well-equipped laboratories, the institute operates a sea water field research station and a 50-m research vessel. The working language is French. At equal qualification, priority will be given to candidates able to function and teach in that language.

Assigment and status

  • Location of the position: Institut des sciences de la mer du campus de Rimouski
  • Beginning date: June 2018

Requirements

  • Diploma: PhD
  • Field of diploma: Marine chemistry, marine geochemistry, marine environmental chemistry, geosciences, or related field with research activities in marine chemistry or geochemistry, analytical marine chemistry.
  • Field of specialization: Inorganic marine chemistry
  • Research field: Marine biogeocycles, environmental nanochemistry, stable isotops, estuaries and coastal environments

Salary

In compliance with the existing collective agreement.

Application

Candidates must provide a resume, a description of research and teaching activities, and the contact information of three referees. Applications can be sent by e-mail (Cette adresse courriel est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.) or by regular mail. 

Interested candidates should submit their applications before 16 h 30, April 13, 2018, to:

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by mail :

Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski

Jean-Claude Brêthes, président de l’assemblée institutionnelle
Université du Québec à Rimouski
310, allée des Ursulines
Rimouski (Québec) G5L 3A1

Any qualified persons are invited to submit their application, however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and to permanent residents. We subscribe to the program of employment equity for women, members of visible and ethnic minorities and for Aboriginal persons.

All applications will be treated confidentially.

We will only contact those selected for an interview.