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Queen's University

    Faculty & Teaching Positions Available

    Department of Biology and School of Environmental Studies
    Queen’s University


    The Department of Biology and School of Environmental Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from outstanding individuals for a joint faculty position in our units in the area of aquatic ecotoxicology.  This faculty appointment will be a tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor under the Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) Program.

    The successful candidate will be expected to address important questions related to the impacts of chemicals on aquatic ecosystems, water supply, and the broader implications to the environment, human health, and sustainability, and exhibit strong potential for innovative and high- quality scholarly research leading to peer-assessed publications, as well as for outstanding teaching contributions and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence, in support of the Faculty’s academic goals.   

    The Queen’s National Scholar Program expects that the successful candidate will have demonstrated their ability to provide a rich and rewarding learning experience to all their students and have developed a research program that aligns well with the University’s priorities.  Further information on teaching and research priorities at Queen’s can be found at: and
    Additional information on this position and the broader research environment at Queen’s is available at:

    Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and possess relevant post-doctoral experience in the field of aquatic ecotoxicology.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Performance expectations for tenure-track and tenured faculty members at Queen’s include innovative and high quality peer-assessed scholarly or creative work (which is normally demonstrated by presentation or publication in a suitable academic or artistic forum), outstanding teaching contributions and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence, as well as substantive contributions through service to the Faculty, to the University, and/or the broader community. The review of applications will begin on February 7, 2014, with interviews held shortly thereafter.  The preferred starting date is July 1, 2014.

    Applicants are asked to submit: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae which includes a comprehensive list of publications, a statement of current and prospective research interests, a statement of teaching experience, and copies of recent publications to the address below.  Please also arrange to have three letters of reference, one of which must be at arm’s length, sent to Dr. Brian Cumming, Director, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6.  E-mail:

    The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

    The academic faculty at Queen’s University are governed by a collective agreement, the details of which are posted at:



    Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000