Associate or Full Professor in Environment, Biodiversity, and Society

WorkplaceMontréal, Québec, Canada
Associate or Full Professor in Environment, Biodiversity, and Society Département de sciences biologiques
Faculty of Arts and Science

Job description
The Département de sciences biologiques (?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in Environment, Biodiversity and Society with an expertise in genomics.
This faculty position is tied to the 2022 Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) program and will only be filled by candidates who are awarded a CERC.
The yearly allocation for the institution is $5M. Under this program, Chairholders will be awarded either $500,000 or $1 million per year . The level of research funding will be established in function of the demonstrated needs of the research program.
The successful candidate will be called upon to .

The successful candidate will hold the CERC. As such, he or she will be responsible for ensuring . He or she will be expected to foster collaborations with researchers within the University, but also with other talents in the field, both in Canada and abroad.
The CERC Chair is expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students, and contribute to the activities of .

Be eligible to receive a CERC, which includes but is not limited to :
  • A completed PhD; - A minimum of 7 years of experience as a professor in a university; - Hold a professorship outside of Canada at the time of posting; - A research record that includes significant publications in one of the sectors of excellence at the Université de Montréal;

Demonstrated ability to provide high quality university teaching; An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language
a strong commitment to reach the required proficiency level, in accordance to Université de . An institutional learning support program is offered to all .

How to submit your application
The application file sent to the Department Chair should contain the following documents:
A cover letter; application must include in the cover letter one of the following statements:
"I am a citizen/ permanent resident of Canada." Or "I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada."; A research statement for a CERC (approximately one page); Your curriculum vitæ; Recent publications or research papers; . Application file and letters of recommendation must be

sent by email no later than May 1st 2022 to: Daniel Boisclair
, Chair Département de sciences biologiques Campus MIL
  • Faculté des arts et sciences 1375, avenue Thérèse Lavoie-Roux Montréal, Québec, H2V 0B3 Téléphone:
    (514) 343-6878 Courriel: Site Web:
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Additional information about the position Reference number
FAS 03-22/32

Application deadline
From March 31th to May 1st, 2022, inclusively

Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits

Starting date
No later than 12 months after the Chair is awarded

Université de Montréal is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion and has implemented an Equal Access Employment Program (EAEP). UdeM invites applications from women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnic minorities, as well as persons with disabilities, and . At any stage of the recruitment process, our selection tools can be adapted to the needs of people living with limitations who request them : they are invited to communicate in confidence with Professor Jean-Pierre Blondin, Associate Vice-Rector, Faculty Affairs, by email or phone at 514-343-6404.
In order to measure the impact of its equity, diversity and inclusion actions, UdeM is collecting data on applicants identifying themselves with one of the groups targeted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, namely women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, ethnic . To this end,

we thank you for completing
this selfidentification questionnaire. The information you provide through this form is strictly confidential . If you wish, you may also indicate that you belong to one of the targeted groups in your cover letter, which will be reviewed . Université de Montréal further recognizes and fairly considers the legitimate impact of leaves (e.g., parental leaves, delays caused by illness or disability, COVID-19 impacts) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns.
Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave . This information will be carefully weighed to ensure the equitable assessment of candidates records. Université de Montréal’s application process allows all members of the Professor’s Assembly to review the application files submitted.
If you wish to keep your application confidential until the . In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.
In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2261852.