Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Hydrogeochemistry University of New Brunswick Canada

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Hydrogeochemistry


The University of New Brunswick, Department of Earth Sciences, invites applications for a continuing (tenure-track) position at the Assistant Professor level to commence Jan. 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to final budgetary approval.


The Department offers degree programs in Earth Science and Environmental Geochemistry, and a program in Geological Engineering jointly with the Department of Civil Engineering. We seek an outstanding scientist in the field of Environmental Hydrogeochemistry with enthusiasm for teaching topics at the intersection of earth sciences and water resources including geochemistry and hydrogeology/geohydro-logy in the classroom, lab and field. The successful candidate is expected to develop a robust, externally funded research program, to engage undergraduate and graduate students through teaching and research/design project supervision, and to actively contribute to departmental initiatives including the development of a new interdisciplinary program in Environmental Science.


Required qualifications include a PhD in geological or related sciences, clear potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a strong record or emerging strength in research and publications. Candidates nearing completion of their PhD degree requirements at the time of application will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who are registered as a Professional Engineer or Professional Geoscientist in Canada or who would be eligible for registration.


Interested candidates can learn more about the department, its programs and facilities at http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/science/depts/earth-sciences. Information on salary and benefits can be found at http://www.unb.ca/hr.


Review of applications will begin on August 27, 2018.  A letter of application, CV, statement of teaching and research interests, and the names of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Cliff Shaw, Chair

Department of Earth Sciences

University of New Brunswick

P. O. Box 4400 (or 2 Bailey Dr.)

Fredericton, NB, Canada   E3B 5A3

e-mail: cshaw@unb.ca


The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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