Lobster Biology Professor

Université Sainte-Anne is seeking applications to fill the following position:

Science Department
Lobster Biology Professor*
Competition SA1905-04

One (1) full-time biology professor position for a probationary contract potentially leading to tenure.


Set up and lead a laboratory to study lobster quality; Develop a fundamental and applied lobster biology research program in collaboration with industry partners; Work collaboratively with the Université Sainte-Anne Marine Research Centre; Teach courses in French as part of the Science Department's biology programs.


  • Hold a doctorate with an area of specialisation in crustacean biology, or in another related area.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and carry out an innovative research program in crustacean biology, specifically lobster biology;
  • The ability to develop collaborations with Nova Scotia's lobster industry is essential for this position;
  • Postdoctoral training and university teaching experience will be considered assets;
  • Have an excellent research portfolio supported by publications in leading scientific journals and demonstrate expertise related to the position;
  • Have a research portfolio that demonstrates the applicant's ability to obtain external financing from funding agencies, such as the NSERC;
  • Leadership and project management abilities;
  • Fluency in French and English.

SALARY: based on the current collective agreement.
COMPETITION CLOSING DATE: Thursday, June 27, 2019 or until the position is filled.
STARTING DATE: To be determined.
HOME CAMPUS: Church Point.

* This position is subject to budgetary approval.

NOMINATION: Interested persons are asked to send their curriculum vitae, a research portfolio and three references to the office of the Vice-recteur à l'enseignement et à la recherche (VP of Academic and Research), Université Sainte-Anne, Church Point (NS) B0W 1M0; Fax: (902) 769-3120; Telephone: (902) 769-2114, extension 7306; E-mail: vrer@usainteanne.ca

Pursuant to requirements with respect to immigration to Canada, this position shall first be offered to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Only those individuals asked to be interviewed will be contacted.

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