The Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty appointment in Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics or related domains. We are seeking an innovative scholar who will thrive in a multidisciplinary and international research setting. Applicants should hold a PhD in applied economics. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in agricultural and natural resource economics and develop a research program which interfaces with the many strengths of the Department and Faculty. Research interests should focus on Ecological, Environmental, Agricultural and/or Resource Economics. An interdisciplinary background will be considered an asset. Candidates should have a strong record of research, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed scholarly publications, and will have demonstrated potential to become an excellent teacher and mentor of undergraduate and graduate students. The position will require the development of a significant externally-funded research program. Strong participation in the McGill Institute for Global Food Security will be expected. Fluency in English is required and in French is highly desirable
McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is located on the Macdonald Campus, 30 km from the city of Montreal. The Campus comprises 650 hectares of farm and forested lands, commercial and research animal facilities, experimental field stations and state-of-the-art student learning facilities. Additional information on McGill, its Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences can be found on their respective web sites (www.mcgill.ca, www.mcgill.ca/macdonald, www.mcgill.ca/nrs ).
McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching philosophies and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references by September 30, 2015, via email to:
Dr. Jim Fyles, Chair
Department of Natural Resource Sciences
Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
McGill University, Macdonald Campus
21,111 Lakeshore Road
Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec
Canada H9X 3V9