Instructor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Dalhousie University invites applicants for a one-year term Instructor position from outstanding candidates with a strong interest in undergraduate education in Mathematics and Statistics.

The candidates should have demonstrated interest and ability in undergraduate education in Mathematics and Statistics. The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics: a PhD degree (completed or in progress) will be considered an asset. The candidate should have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated innovation in teaching, experience with electronic teaching resources, and the ability and interest to teach a variety of courses will be assets.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology at Dalhousie University is seeking to fill a tenure-stream position with an anticipated start date of January 2021 (negotiable).

The successful applicant will have a PhD, or equivalent, and postdoctoral experience (at least two years preferred). Candidates should have a demonstrated record of, or potential for, high-quality research, teaching, and administrative service commensurate with their career stage. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a strong externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will have expertise in pharmacology and genomics, preferably in research areas such as the integration of genomics and bioinformatics into personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, application of genomics in clinical pharmacology and effects of genetic variability on drug efficacy, pharmacokinetics or adverse drug reactions. The Department of Pharmacology maintains a strong research profile across a wide range of health-related fields. Information on the research activities of the Department of Pharmacology can be found at https://medicine.dal.ca/departments/department-sites/pharmacology/research.html

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President and Chief Executive Officer

CMC Research Institutes (CMCRI) is a Canadian not-for-profit organization with experts and facilities who work with innovators, researchers and corporations to accelerate the development and adoption of technologies to address climate change. In partnership with the University of Calgary and BC Research Inc., we strive to accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS), greenhouse gas monitoring and other technologies to meet the increasing global demand for solutions that reduce industrial emissions. 

Reporting to an international Board of Directors and championing the vision of the organization, our President and CEO is accountable to raise awareness of CMCRI’s value proposition, drive strategic planning, and act as our lead spokesperson to maintain key partnerships and stakeholder relationships.  You will provide inspiration and oversight to a well-run, safe and efficient organization. You will leverage our assets to ensure CMCRI remains competitive in the global innovation market while advancing solutions to address our country’s emissions targets.

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Oral Sciences

The Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Oral Sciences.


The Department of Applied Oral Sciences is a multidisciplinary basic science department within the Faculty of Dentistry. Faculty interests include biomaterials and biomedical devices, tissue mechanics, cell/implant interactions, microbiology, and local therapeutic delivery. To complement the research conducted within the Faculty, applications are being sought from candidates with strong research expertise in pathogen-biomaterial-host interactions, or biomaterials-based infections. Applicants specializing in novel approaches to harnessing the body’s immune system to achieve better outcomes in tissue engineering, regeneration, and/or therapeutic delivery are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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Senior Full Stack Developer

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Link to apply: https://avanade.avature.net/su/26246854d5bcdfac 

About the role
The position is as a client-facing, Senior full-stack web developer working with .NET and modern Angular. You will work alongside the client, partnering with them on requirements, and integrating with their organization to build and deliver the solution. Goals of the project include modernizing the trade flow, integrating with legacy systems, supporting different order types, and leveraging better infrastructure.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Meet with your team and the client to align on Sprint objectives
  • Consistently maintain accurate estimates surrounding your tasks and efforts
  • Develop and deliver high-quality, low-defect, testable features
  • Work with your team to prioritize features or testing, and pair program to tackle difficult issues
  • Submit your work into a peer-review process, amending your work when applicable
  • Ensure quality by adhering to technical best practices, mentorship, and feedback guidelines
  • Potentially work part-time or full-time at your client's site
  • Travel, as necessary
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Limited Term Faculty Position

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University invites applications from outstanding early career investigators for a full-time five-year Limited Term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Pharmacology, Physiology or a related field as well as an outstanding record of achievement in Pharmacology research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to: 

1) establish and maintain a vigorous externally-funded research program, 2) excel in teaching pharmacology at the undergraduate and graduate level, 3) supervise undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral research trainees, and 4) demonstrate a potential for developing innovative approaches within a collaborative research environment. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is the largest basic medical science department in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Our Department is research-intensive, with a strong commitment to graduate, undergraduate, and professional education. Areas of research excellence include pharmacology and physiology of the cardiovascular, neural, musculoskeletal, reproductive and endocrine systems; developmental biology; stem cells and regenerative medicine; pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, and drug safety; molecular oncology and chemotherapy. New recruits will have access to state-of-the-art research core facilities. For more information about our department, please visit https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/physpharm .

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PROBATIONARY (TENURE-TRACK) APPOINTMENT in BIOMECHANICS of HUMAN MOVEMENT

The School of Kinesiology (http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/kin/), one of six schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western, advocates the benefits of physical activity to society by providing a multidisciplinary approach to discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge about human movement and its effects. The School is excited to support three research clusters focusing on Physical Activity and 1) Brain Health, 2) Mobility, and 3) Social Impact. The School also holds active research links with the four Research Centers in the Faculty (https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/research/strategic/index.html), including the Canadian Center for Activity and Aging, the Center for Research in Health Equity and Social Inclusion, the National Center for Audiology and the International Center for Olympic Studies.  We are seeking a Probationary (Tenure-Track) colleague at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Biomechanics to support the research cluster around Mobility. The successful candidate will contribute to the vision of the school as a global leader in research and education through a multidisciplinary approach to kinesiology. 

A key aim of the Mobility cluster in the School of Kinesiology is to discover and explain mechanisms and principles of human movement and to apply this knowledge to the prevention of illness and injury using strategies that optimize health and physical performance. We particularly seek candidates with demonstrated expertise in biomechanics with applications that seek to enhance human health, function and performance. Supplementary expertise in motor or neural control would be an asset. Application from candidates whose research complements existing strengths in the Centre for Activity and Aging, the Bone and Joint Institute, and the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration are welcome. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated experience to support the teaching needs in biomechanics.

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PROBATIONARY (TENURE-TRACK) APPOINTMENT in EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

The School of Kinesiology (http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/kin/), one of six schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western, advocates the benefits of physical activity to society by providing a multidisciplinary approach to discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge about human movement and its effects. The School is excited to support three research clusters focusing on Physical Activity and 1) Brain Health, 2) Mobility, and 3) Social Impact. The School also holds active research links with the four Research Centers in the Faculty (https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/research/strategic/index.html), including the Canadian Center for Activity and Aging, the Center for Research in Health Equity and Social Inclusion, the National Center for Audiology and the International Center for Olympic Studies We are seeking a Probationary (Tenure-Track) colleague at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Exercise Physiology. The successful candidate will contribute to the vision of the School as a global leader in research and education through a multidisciplinary approach to kinesiology.  

We particularly seek candidates with documented expertise in exercise physiology focusing on health benefits of increasing physical activity levels, and/or conversely, the detriments associated with inactivity. We particularly seek scholars whose research emphasizes the impacts of changes in activity levels on mobility and related conditions such as dementia, cancer, and other chronic diseases. The successful candidate’s research will complement work being done in the Brain Health and Mobility research clusters regarding cardiovascular and exercise biochemistry related to health benefits of physical activity across the lifespan. Application from candidates whose research complements existing strengths in the Centre for Activity and Aging, the Bone and Joint Institute and the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration are welcome. The successful candidate will also support the teaching needs in the areas of exercise physiology and exercise biochemistry.

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Siemens Canada Dual Education Program

Earn while you learn.

Start your journey toward a promising career with Siemens by joining our elite Siemens Canada Engineering & Technology Academy (SCETA) – and earn a salary while you learn.

Are you a 3rd year student looking for an exciting career opportunity with Siemens? Our unique Dual Education program recruits the most elite students to prepare you to take a future leadership role in the company. Siemens provides comprehensive training, pays you while you work and throughout your 4th year of studies, plus provides a tuition allowance upon graduation.

 

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • A tailored training program, 1-1 coaching, mentorships, peer network and alumni community dedicated for Dual Education students
  • Opportunities to work on Canada’s most significant problems such as sustainability and digitalization
  • Engaging, challenging, and multidisciplinary environment
  • Opportunities to advance your career and work in different businesses on a local and global scale, all within the Siemens family
  • A healthy work-life balance including flexible hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces
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Manager, Business Performance & Change Initiatives (Manager, Business Transformation)

 

 

 

Job ID: 4394
Job Category: Policy, Planning & Research
Division & Section: Municipal Licensing & Standards, MLS Policy & Strategic Support
Work Location: City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent,
Salary: $110,947.20 - $130,366.60 Please note: The salary reflects 2019 rates
Shift Information: Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week per week
Affiliation: Non-Union
Qualified List will be established to fill permanent positions.
Number of Positions Open: 1
Posting Period: 24-Jan-2020 to 12-Feb-2020

The Municipal Licensing and Standards Division supports the City of Toronto by contributing to the safety, vibrancy and maintenance of communities by being a leader in the effective delivery of by-law administration and enforcement services, business licensing and permitting, and animal care services. MLS has led major bylaw reviews and introduced new regulatory regimes over the past few years including Private Transportation Companies (Uber/Lyft), Short-Term Rentals, the RentSafeTO Apartment Building Standards and many more.
As Manager, Business Performance & Change Initiatives (Manager, Business Transformation), you’ll play a critical role in advancing the mission of the City by overseeing the strategic support functions of the Division, with a focus on digital business transformation initiatives to affect and effect change through a customer experience-centred approach.
Overseeing the project management function and the team that is responsible for major divisional change implementations will be a vital part of your mandate.

The Municipal Licensing and Standards Division supports the City of Toronto by contributing to the safety, vibrancy and maintenance of communities by being a leader in the effective delivery of by-law administration and enforcement services, business licensing and permitting, and animal care services. MLS has led major bylaw reviews and introduced new regulatory regimes over the past few years including Private Transportation Companies (Uber/Lyft), Short-Term Rentals, the RentSafeTO Apartment Building Standards and many more.

 

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Dean, School of Advanced Technology

Algonquin College is changing the world – one learner at a time. Headquartered in Ottawa, on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People, Algonquin College is one of Canada’s leading publicly funded polytechnic institutes, with close to 20,000 full-time and over 35,000 online students. With strong connections to community and industry, the College is aligned to the future of work and innovative approaches to learning, with the state-of-the-art DARE District, dedicated to Discovery, Applied Research and Entrepreneurship. Every person who is a part of the Algonquin College community is dedicated to transforming hopes and dreams into lifelong success.

Reporting to the Senior Vice-President Academic, the Dean is accountable for contributing to the academic well-being and growth of the College by providing academic and administrative leadership, supervision, support and direction to the academic chairs, managers, professors, and support staff in the School of Advanced Technology. The Dean will develop and implement the strategic plan for the Faculty, ensuring it is in line with the College’s Strategic and Academic Plans. The successful candidate will be a champion for the growth of technology programming that will meet the increasing demand for the associated skills. Finally, you will lead the development of strong external partnerships and will embrace fundraising as part of your role.

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Cell Biologist

The Department of Biology at Dalhousie University invites applications for a full-time probationary tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Cell Biology beginning as early as July 2020. This search is restricted to candidates who self-identify within particular equity-seeking groups (see below). 

We seek a dynamic researcher working in the areas of cell structure and function and/or cell signaling and other mechanisms by which cells respond to changes in their environment. We are especially interested in scholars who will create synergies with existing strengths in our diverse department (https://www.dal.ca/faculty/science/biology.html). Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience and demonstrated excellence in research potential. The candidate must also demonstrate clear potential for excellence in teaching and interest in incorporating innovative, effective evidence-based approaches to teaching in their classroom. The successful candidate will be expected to 1) develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program, 2) supervise honors students and graduate students at the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels, 3) participate in team teaching of large introductory courses in cell biology and genetics as well as develop and teach an upper-level/graduate course and 4) contribute positively to an inclusive, dynamic and diverse department. 

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Professor of Systems Engineering

École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) is one of the largest engineering schools in Canada, with a student body numbering over 11,000, including 2,600 students at the graduate and postgraduate levels. It offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate programs designed with an applied engineering focus. It cultivates close ties with industry through a dynamic co-operative education program, and boasts an outstanding degree of partnership-based research and innovation. 

ÉTS has experienced spectacular growth in its educational programs and in its research and innovation activities over the last few years, allowing it to acquire world-class infrastructure. The high calibre of research conducted by the institution gives it a ranking among the top engineering educational institutions in Canada.  

Located in Griffintown, within walking distance of the metro and train stations Lucien-Lallier and Bonaventure, ÉTS offers, in addition to a competitive salary and a generous pension fund, several advantages:

  • Group Insurance;
  • Up to 23 days vacation per year;
  • Privileged access to its sports centre located on campus;
  • Transit Incentive Program;
  • Parking for car and bike at a competitive price;
  • Day care centre on site, and many other benefits.
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Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering (Tenure-track)

The Department of Industrial Engineering at Dalhousie University invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor rank, from candidates with outstanding research and teaching abilities in industrial engineering. This position is part of the Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award (DDFA) program and is restricted to candidates who self-identify within particular equity-seeking groups (see below).

The position is open to candidates with expertise in any area of industrial engineering, but preference will be given to those with interests in business/management, or traditional industrial engineering areas such as work design, production/manufacturing, human factors or quality management. The Department supports a rich research environment, organized into three main clusters: Sustainable Production, Analytics and Remanufacturing Exploration (SPARX); Maritime Risk and Safety (MARS); Health Care Operations Research (HCOR).

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Department of Biology: Assistant Professor in Neurobiology

The Department of Biology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2020, or as negotiated. This position will be a Chair in Neurobiology for five years that may qualify for dedicated funding devoted to research on cannabinoids and carry a reduced teaching load over that time period. We seek candidates who will develop a research program investigating cellular and molecular mechanisms of neural function and development in a model system, preferably zebrafish. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in, and capacity to teach molecular genetics. Examples of research interests include (but are not limited to) Developmental Neurobiology, Behavioural Neuroscience, Cannabinoids, and Endocannabinoid systems.

We welcome applications from candidates who can build research collaborations within and outside of the Department. Research in the Department of Biology spans the range from molecular biology to ecosystems, with existing strengths in zebrafish research and aquaculture. We have a newly renovated aquatic facility housing zebrafish and salmonids and our Microscopy and Microanalysis Facility is equipped with a state-of-the-art confocal microscope optimized for in vivo imaging as well as cutting edge electron microscopes and sample preparation facilities. A recently hired Cannabis Research Chair in the Department of Chemistry offers potential for collaboration, as do neuroscience researchers in our Department of Psychology and other researchers in the Faculties of Kinesiology, Nursing, and Engineering. Atlantic Canada has a well-established aquaculture industry and a developing cannabis industry that offer opportunities for developing synergies for translational research of relevance to the local economy.

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Department of Biology: Assistant Professor in Food Web Ecology

The University of New Brunswick, Department of Biology (Fredericton) invites applications for a tenure track position in Food Web Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates taking stable-isotope approaches to questions in food web structure, trophic ecology, ecosystem dynamics, movement ecology, or other areas of the discipline. The Department houses the Stable Isotopes in Nature Lab (www.isotopeecology.com/) and the successful candidate will take a leadership role as Scientific Director of the facility. We welcome applications from candidates who can build research collaborations within and outside the Department. Potential opportunities for collaboration in Fredericton include UNB's Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, the Canadian Rivers Institute, the Canadian Forest Service's Atlantic Forestry Centre, Agriculture and Agrifoods Canada's Fredericton Research and Development Centre, and Environment and Climate Change Canada's Watershed Hydrology and Ecology Research Division. Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and other agencies also have research activity in the region.

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Tenure Track Position in Industrial Engineering: Modeling and Optimization of Large Scale Complex Systems

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University, is on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples and is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, scholarly research and creative activities. Ryerson is known for its culture of entrepreneurship and innovation and is recognized as a city builder, as it continues its growth through award-winning architecture and expansion of its campus.

Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for every year since 2015. To learn more about our work environment, please visit us on Twitter:  @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonECI and our LinkedIn company page. We invite you to explore employment at Ryerson. Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at t26king@ryerson.ca.

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Tenure Track Position in Industrial Engineering: Modeling and Optimization of Human-in-the-Loop Systems and Processes

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University, is on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples and is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, scholarly research and creative activities. Ryerson is known for its culture of entrepreneurship and innovation and is recognized as a city builder, as it continues its growth through award-winning architecture and expansion of its campus.

Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for every year since 2015. To learn more about our work environment, please visit us on Twitter:  @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonECI and our LinkedIn company page. We invite you to explore employment at Ryerson. Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at t26king@ryerson.ca.

The Opportunity

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) in the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science at Ryerson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering focusing on  Modeling and Optimization of Human-in-the-Loop Systems and Processes, effective July 1, 2020, subject to final budgetary approval. 

The Department has 37 faculty members and offers four-year accredited programs leading to Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. The Department also offers graduate programs leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, Master of Applied Science (MASc) degree, and Master of Engineering (MEng) degree and is home to about 1100 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. 

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca).

The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found here.

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Professor of Software and Information Technology Engineering

École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) is one of the largest engineering schools in Canada, with a student body numbering over 11,000, including 2,600 students at the graduate and postgraduate levels. It offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate programs designed with an applied engineering focus. It cultivates close ties with industry through a dynamic co-operative education program, and boasts an outstanding degree of partnership-based research and innovation. 

ÉTS has experienced spectacular growth in its educational programs and in its research and innovation activities over the last few years, allowing it to acquire world-class infrastructure. The high calibre of research conducted by the institution gives it a ranking among the top engineering educational institutions in Canada.  

Located in Griffintown, within walking distance of the metro and train stations Lucien-Lallier and Bonaventure, ÉTS offers, in addition to a competitive salary and a generous pension fund, several advantages:

  • Group Insurance;
  • Up to 23 days vacation per year;
  • Privileged access to its sports centre located on campus;
  • Transit Incentive Program;
  • Parking for car and bike at a competitive price;
  • Day care centre on site, and many other benefits.
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Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology

Vancouver Island University (VIU) shares a rich history characterized by growth, innovation, and excellence. The University maintains strong connections to the communities it serves and plays an integral role in the educational, cultural, and economic health of the region. These connections to and support from community have enabled VIU to grow into a successful, innovative, community-based and internationally reaching educational institution. 

VIU is a leader in providing high-quality learning, welcoming and celebrating 15,000 learners, from local, regional and international communities, and nontraditional students. VIU is structured to offer a compelling approach to university learning by integrating teaching excellence, internship and co-op work experiences, civic engagement, and open access and laddered educational pathways in vibrant scholarly environments intimately connected to the communities VIU is part of. VIU serves its students across three campuses throughout coastal British Columbia with the main campus in Nanaimo and additional regional campuses in Cowichan and Powell River. As a teaching university with a complementary research agenda, VIU provides a comprehensive range of over 120 programs – preparatory and vocational through graduate – that enables all learners to pursue rewarding careers and fulfilling lives. 

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering, Civil and Resource Engineering

Environmental Engineering Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for a probationary tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level within the Department of Civil and Resource Engineering at Dalhousie University.

The successful candidate must provide evidence of demonstrated excellence in, and commitment to, research and teaching. The candidate will be expected to establish a strong externally-funded research program, supervise graduate student research, participate in service activities at the Department level and beyond, and foster existing and new collaborations with government and industry, as well as collaborate with members of Dalhousie’s research community. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in either Environmental or Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline. Applicants should possess a PhD in either engineering or science, with a focus on water resources, and be eligible and committed to registration as a Professional Engineer in a Canadian province.

The Department of Civil and Resource Engineering has established research strengths in the area of water resources engineering, with existing research capacity in water and wastewater treatment, environmental hydrology, hydrogeology and geo-environmental engineering. The department is also home to the Centre for Water Resources Studies. Applications from candidates with expertise in the area of water resources and environment, and who can complement and build on these strengths, are encouraged. Research areas that are of particular interest include (i) climate and water/environment interactions, (ii) remote sensing of aquatic and environmental systems, and (iii) coastal environmental hydraulics. The successful candidate should also be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in both the Environmental and Civil Engineering Programs.

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Director, Application Sustainment

Consistently ranked amongst the top 20 public universities and the best 40 public and private universities in the world, The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching. UBC’s spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo since 1915. With two main campuses (Vancouver and Okanagan) located on the traditional territories of the Musqueam Coast Salish and Okanagan peoples, UBC’s entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. Bold thinking is given a place to define ideas that change the world at UBC.  

Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President, Information Technology & CIO (CIO), the Director, Application Sustainment (Director) participates as a collaborative member of the IT Senior Leadership Team. The Director is responsible for ensuring UBC IT and the portfolio is a great place for people; fostering a respectful workplace, building a cohesive team, mentoring and coaching staff to achieve their full potential, and ensuring diversity and inclusion, along with career and succession planning. 

The Director oversees the application portfolio which involves building, configuring, maintaining or enhancing, and eventually decommissioning single applications and services through the life cycle. This portfolio encompasses a wide variety of applications and platforms related to teaching and learning, research, and administration activities. They will lead application portfolio staff through a continuously changing context, providing a guiding vision toward a future state. The Director will also engage on various UBC committees and works collaboratively with leaders and staff from all sections of the CIO’s portfolio, and the broader UBC team, and has interdependencies with other Information Technology groups at UBC as well as UBC faculties and administrative groups.

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Systems Administrator

Who We Are

Since 1969, the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC has been dedicated to providing help and hope to individuals, organizations, and communities. Spanning the spectrum of crisis support, suicide prevention, and postvention, we engage staff and volunteers in a variety of services and programs that educate, train, and support the strength and capacity of individuals and communities. We offer:

  • Immediate access to barrier-free non-judgemental, confidential support and follow-up to youth, adults, and seniors through our 24/7 phone lines and online services; and
  • Education and training programs that promote mental wellness and equip schools, organizations, and communities to support people at risk of suicide.

Our technology stack reflects the strong need for uptime, security, and resiliency, yet we work within an extremely limited budget and push our physical assets to their limit. As a member of the Crisis Centre's IT staff you'll be expected to monitor system health, troubleshoot hardware and software issues, and communicate the resolution in a timely manner to those staff and volunteers providing these critical services. Excellent communication skills and a quickness to troubleshoot and implement fixes is required - downtime in this line of work can have a critical impact to the lives of those we serve. 

You will manage and take ownership of the Crisis Centre’s full hardware and software stack and report to the Executive Director and be part of the Centre’s Senior Management Team.

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Associate Professorship in Resource Geoscience and Geotechnics

The Department of Earth Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for an Endowed Chair in Resource Geoscience and Geotechnics at the Associate Professor level, commencing as early as January 2021. A PhD is required as is previous professional (e.g. academic or industry) experience. 

The Endowed Chair will provide academic leadership in support of British Columbia’s resource industry, through training and research in geological engineering and engineering geology and geotechnics. The Department has state-of-the-art remote sensing and 3D visualization facilities, and geomechanical software upon which the candidate will ideally capitalize.

Candidates with expertise in soil and rock mechanics, and who currently lead field- and computationally-based research examining geohazards related to the resource sector and natural hazards are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program, and supervise both Masters- and Doctoral-level graduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses that support the environmental geoscience curriculum, specifically Introduction to Soil and Rock Engineering and Resource Geotechnics. 

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DEAN, FACULTY OF SCIENCE

For over 49 years, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has taken pride in providing an excellent education to students with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives who are at various stages of their learning journey. TRU is a comprehensive, learner-centred, environmentally responsible institution that serves its regional, national, and international learners and their communities through high quality and flexible education, training, research and scholarship. From traditional academics to trades, from certificates to graduate degrees, TRU offers students a choice from over 140 on-campus programs and 60 Open Learning programs. More than 30,400 students study on campuses in Kamloops, Williams Lake and regional centres throughout the Interior, or through Open Learning in distance or online courses and programs. Research, creation and innovation thrive in TRU’s open, flexible learning environment.

The Faculty of Science offers its students a practical, hands-on experience across the spectrum of disciplines in both the lab and the field. With approximately 135 full-time and sessional faculty members across eight undergraduate departments, a cross-disciplinary graduate program, and two research centres, the Faculty is diverse in its scope and range of program offerings.  Programs range from certificates, diplomas, undergraduate degrees, to a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences degree. Skills developed in the classroom, the field or in the community, at home or abroad, prepare students for future success in the workplace, graduate studies, or studying within a professional school.

 

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