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Professor position in plankton ecology – ISMER, Rimouski, Canada

The Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER) of the Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) seeks applications for a tenure-track professor position in biological oceanography with specialization in plankton ecology. The selected candidate must be specialized in ecology of the microbial loop, phytoplankton ecology, zooplankton ecology, or trophic ecology. The areas of expertise sought are microbiology, lower food webs, particulate matter flow, carbon export, and environment and climate change. The selected candidate is expected to develop a unique and original expertise of research, and collaborate with researchers at ISMER and from other departments within UQAR. The selected candidate will participate in the MSc, PhD and DESS (Specialized Graduate Diploma) programs in Oceanography 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 (oceanography, marine biology, marine ecology, microbiology, or related discipline), at least one year of postdoctoral experience and a solid research record. Application documents must include a motivation letter, a CV including research and student training experiences, and the name and contact details of three referees.

Evaluation of applications will begin on May 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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