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Assistant/Associate Professor Weed Science and Vegetation Management with Dalhousie University [...]

Company: Southern Weed Science Society
Location: Truro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



A Non-Profit Professional Society Promoting Research, Education, and Awareness of Weeds in Managed and Natural Ecosystems

Jobs Assistant/Associate Professor Weed Science and Vegetation Management with Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture in Truro, NS
Assistant/Associate Professor Weed Science and Vegetation Management with Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture in Truro, NS

Posted on February 28, 2014

Type of position Faculty position, tenure Stream

Employer Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture

Description of Employer Dalhousie is a leading, research-intensive Canadian university offering a wealth of programs through diverse faculties. With campuses located in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, as well as a Medical School site in Saint John, New Brunswick, Dalhousie has more than 6,000 faculty and staff who make up the universitys energetic academic community. Dalhousie is proud to be named one of Canadas Top 100 Employers for 2012 and 2013.
The Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University is a small research-intensive campus located in Truro, NS. Offering technical, undergraduate and graduate programs in agriculture, environment and related life and social science disciplines, the Faculty of Agriculture educates future leaders and generates knowledge and innovative solutions for healthy, sustainable societies.

A more detailed description of the Faculty and Department is available at dal.ca/faculty/agriculture.html .


Salary Rank and salary to be determined appropriate to qualifications and experience.

Closing date of competition Application review will commence March 31. Applications will be received until such time as the position is filled.

Date position available August 2014

Description of duties JOB DESCRIPTION:
The successful applicant will teach diploma, undergraduate, and graduate level weed science and related courses. He/she is expected to supervise undergraduate honors, graduate and doctoral students and carry out research in this discipline with the intent to publish in scholarly journals.
Attracting and maintaining research funding from national, regional and provincial funding agencies is expected. Building strong connections with the agri-food industry both from a teaching and research perspective will be critical. The applicant must have a strong commitment to teaching, research and service to the university and agricultural industries.


Qualifications sought Applicants must have a Ph.D. in weed science or vegetation management. Post-doctoral experience for at least one year would be considered an asset. Evidence of teaching ability at undergraduate, graduate or technical levels, a record of independent and/or collaborative research and publication in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, and a demonstrated ability or strong potential to build a successful research program are required.
Knowledge of the agricultural sector is highly desirable, as is experience working in multi-disciplinary groups and with industry partners. The successful candidate will also possess professionalism, collegiality, resourcefulness, innovation, leadership skills, self-motivation, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Application procedure

Submit what
Cover letter stating qualifications and abilities Statement of teaching and research interests The name, address, and phone number of four referees
In your cover letter, addressed to Chair of Selection Committee (Weed and Vegetation Management), c/o Human Resources, Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus, Dairy Building, 11 River Road Truro NS B2N 5E3 please quote the competition number (#2354), department (Environmental Sciences) and competition name (Assistant/Associate Professor, Weed and Vegetation Management).

Additional Information All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Please visit blogs.dal.ca/academiccareers/ for the full posting for this position.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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