Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology<> 
at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream 
appointment in Ecology and Evolution at the rank of Assistant Professor, with 
an expected start date of July 1, 2019.

We seek candidates who conduct conceptually driven research, using field, lab, 
and/or quantitative approaches to study fundamental questions in ecology and/or 
evolution. We seek applications from candidates whose research program 
complements the research programs of the highly collaborative faculty currently 
in the department.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in ecology, evolution or a related 
field by July 1, 2019 or soon thereafter. Candidates must have a demonstrated 
record of excellence in research with publications in top-ranked, 
field-relevant journals.  The successful candidate will be expected to mount an 
independent, innovative, active, externally funded and internationally 
recognized research program. The successful candidate will also demonstrate 
excellence in teaching and contributions to the education and training of 
undergraduate and graduate students. Evidence of demonstrated excellence in 
research and teaching should be documented through the applicant's CV, 
publications, research and teaching statements, strong letters of reference 
from referees of high standing and where appropriate, course evaluations.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto is a leading academic institution with over 60 
faculty members specializing in ecology and evolution. Strong links exist 
between the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Royal 
Ontario Museum, the Department of Cell and Systems Biology, the Centre for 
Global Change Science, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the School of the 
Environment, the University network of leading academic research hospitals 
(,<>/) and research groups 
with provincial and federal government agencies. The University owns a nearby 
field station dedicated to ecological research (the Koffler Scientific Reserve; Toronto is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, one 
of the most desirable in the world in which to work and live.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at

Applications must include a CV and statements of research and teaching 
interests combined into a single PDF file, plus three representative 
publications. Applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of 
recommendation (signed and on letterhead) sent directly to: Professor Donald 
Jackson, Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of 
Toronto by email to:<> 
or mailed to 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3B2 Canada. Deadline 
for receipt of applications, including reference letters, is September 19, 2018.

For further information on the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 
please visit our website at Questions regarding 
this position can be directed to Liz Rentzelos at:<> or (416-946-3340).

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

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief diversity 
Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is 
confidential and cannot be assessed by the search committee or human resources 
staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more 
information, please see

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

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