STARTING DATE: August 2017
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Rimouski, Canada
The Institut des Sciences de la Mer de Rimouski (ISMER), a multidisciplinary research center in oceanography, invites application for a regular faculty position in biological oceanography, specialized in benthic ecology and dynamics.
ISMER is looking for a dynamic individual who will contribute to the research and teaching objectives of the Institute through collaborations with existing faculty members, and who will develop an independent funded research program involving M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. He or she must be able to contribute to the M.Sc. and PhD programs through teaching and graduate student supervision.
This position is for an oceanographer with expertise in benthic structure and dynamics of coastal and estuarine systems, benthos-pelagos coupling, functional ecology, global changes, anthropogenic impacts (including commercial exploitation). Strong knowledge in quantitative ecology and statistics will be an asset. The successful candidate should demonstrate expertise in fieldwork. 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. 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 state-of-the-art laboratories, the institute operates a sea water research station and a 50-m research vessel.
The working language is French, but strong candidates with another first language will be considered.
Complete announcement: ResearchGate