Professor Position Available: Arctic Sustainability, Resilience, and Climate Change - University of Manitoba

Date: 
9 January 2019

Professor Position Available
Arctic Sustainability, Resilience, and Climate Change
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Application deadline: Open until filled
Application review begins: 21 January 2019

For more information, go to:
https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=05392

For questions, contact:
David Barber
c/o Sharon Kirsch
Email: sharon.kirsch [at] umanitoba.ca


The University of Manitoba invites applications for a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) Assistant Professor position in Arctic sustainability, resilience, and climate change. This full-time position will be located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

The position will have a significant proportion allocated to research in any one of the broad areas of Arctic social science research as it pertains to marine or climate change research in the specific subdiscipline of the candidate’s specialization.

The successful candidate must have a PhD and proven success in leading an independently organized and externally funded program in Indigenous Knowledge-Western science integration, economic geography, sustainability, community resilience, and/or Arctic co-management. Experience in teaching and mentoring graduate students, research associates, and undergraduate students is required. Demonstrated teaching ability at the undergraduate and graduate levels will be an asset. Applicants with internationally recognized expertise in the broad fields, as outlined above, are encouraged to apply.

Application materials should include:

  • Cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications and how they fulfill position’s criteria;
  • Curriculum vitae (including examples of significant research contributions);
  • A two-page statement outlining the innovative and original proposed five-year research program envisioned for the Tier 2 chair and its potential to attract funding, contribute to student training, and other impacts on the broader community, and a statement on the candidate’s strengths and experiences in increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion in previous institutional environment;
  • A teaching statement that documents the candidate’s experience in and approach to training and mentoring diverse students and the candidate’s teaching philosophy; and
  • Names and contact information of three referees.

Applications should be submitted via email to David Barber and Mark Hanson, in care of Sharon Kirsch, at Sharon.Kirsch [at] umanitoba.ca. Refer to position number 25519 in the subject heading.

Application deadline: Open until filled
Application review begins: 21 January 2019

For more information, go to:
https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=05392

For questions, contact:
David Barber
c/o Sharon Kirsch
Email: sharon.kirsch [at] umanitoba.ca