Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture 62 Cumming Dr, Truro, NS, Canada
Dec 18, 2019Full time
Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture invites applications for a probationary tenure-track, tenure-track or tenured position in Big Data in Agriculture and AgriFood at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2020. (Exceptional candidates will be considered at the Full Professor rank depending upon qualifications and experience). The successful applicant will be expected to engage in leading-edge research with faculty and students, to apply for external grants, to teach, and to contribute to the academic life of the university through committee service and other activities. Capability to make contributions to graduate student (MSc & PhD) education and research is essential. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate potential for collaboration with colleagues from the faculty’s wide range of research programs in agriculture and agrifood, as well as government and community and industry groups. The Faculty of Agriculture ( www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture.html ) is located on the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus, located in Truro, Nova Scotia. The Faculty offers technical, undergraduate, and graduate programs (MSc, PhD) in agriculture, aquaculture, environment, and related life and social science disciplines, and is home to 1000+ students and 50+ professors and instructors, including current and past Canada Research Chairs. Dalhousie is the leading graduate and research university of Atlantic Canada, with more than 18,500 students, including 3500 in graduate programs, from 115 countries. Dalhousie is proud to be named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the last several years. The successful candidate will have the potential to become an international leader in their field, and is expected to develop a strong externally funded, internationally recognized research program. We seek a team-player and team builder who can forge synergies within and between academia, government and industry. We want a clear and stimulating communicator who can inspire students of all levels. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and support other Faculty initiatives.