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Professor of chemical oceanography with specialization in the development of biomarkers

Job Description

The Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER) of the Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), a multidisciplinary research center in oceanography, is seeking a new professor of chemical oceanography with a specialization in the development of biomarkers.

The area of expertise sought is marine chemistry with an interest in biomarkers and their development from the molecular scale to the organism, molecular or isotopic tools, the land-sea continuum and environmental and climatic changes at different temporal and spatial scales. The selected candidate will be encouraged to develop his/her own area of research, to develop and manage his/her laboratory, and collaborate with researchers at ISMER and from other departments within the university. The selected candidate will participate in the MSc, PhD and DESS (Specialized Graduate Diploma) oceanography programs through the supervision of graduate students and teaching. The working language is French.

At the time of hiring, the chosen person must have a doctorate in a relevant discipline (marine chemistry, oceanography, biogeochemistry of aquatic environments or related discipline), at least one year of postdoctoral experience and a solid publication record.

Application files must include a motivation letter, a CV including the research and student training experiences and the name and contact details of three referees. Evaluation of applications will begin on July 5, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

REQUIREMENTS

Diploma: PhD

Discipline of diploma: Marine chemistry, oceanography, biogeochemistry of aquatic environments or related discipline;

Specialization domain: Biomarkers and molecular or isotopic tools; 

Required area of research: Development of biomarkers from the molecular scale to the organism, land-sea continuum, environmental and climatic changes at different temporal and spatial scales; 

Others: Postdoctoral experience would be an asset 

SALARY: as per the terms of the collective agreement in effect

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We subscribe to an equal access program and our community advocates the values of equity, diversity and inclusion, and we put in place accommodation measures as needed. We strongly encourage women, people with disabilities, members of visible and ethnic minorities and Indigenous people to apply. 

All applications will be treated confidentially

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 05/07/2021

Candidates interested in this position are invited to submit their application to:

Président de l’Assemblée institutionnelle
Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER)
Université du Québec à Rimouski
310, allée des Ursulines, Rimouski (Québec), G5L 3A1, CANADA
By email: [email protected]ar.ca