Assistant Professor, Igneous Petrology

Acadia University

College of Pure and Utilized Science
Division of Earth and Environmental Science
Assistant Professor
Tenure Monitor in Igneous Petrology
Place #: 20602

Acadia College acknowledges that we’re in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. This territory is roofed by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which the Mi’kmaq, Wəlastəkwiyik, and Peskotomuhkatiyik Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1726. These treaties didn’t implicate or affirm the give up or switch of land to the British however acknowledged Mi’kmaq title and set the foundations for what was to be a long-standing relationship between nations. Acknowledging the land that we’re on, implies that we’re working in the direction of decolonization throughout campus.

Acadia College is acknowledged as one in every of Canada’s premier primarily undergraduate establishments. Educational innovation and a personalised studying setting have garnered the college a repute for fulfillment. Acadia is nestled within the City of Wolfville, amongst orchards and vineyards in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. A brief stroll from the shores of the famend Bay of Fundy, the realm presents a small-town setting with a relaxed life-style and excellent cultural and leisure alternatives.

The Division of Earth and Environmental Science invitations functions for a Tenure Monitor place within the common area of Igneous Petrology on the rank of Assistant Professor commencing on July 1, 2024.

The Division of Earth and Environmental Science presents levels in Environmental Science, Geology, and Environmental Geoscience on the B.Sc. degree, and Geology, Environmental Science, and Utilized Geomatics on the M.Sc. degree. We’re strongly dedicated to area and laboratory research and our lessons and area colleges benefit from the gorgeous pure setting of Nova Scotia. Small, customized lessons, engaged school, and wonderful analysis services are hallmarks of our division. We offer college students with the data and expertise essential to contribute to and grow to be life-long learners of their fields. The division consists of 7 professors and an teacher and roughly 100 undergraduate and 10 MSc graduate college students. Analysis services at Acadia College embody the Acadia Centre for Microstructural Evaluation, an inter-disciplinary analysis facility together with microscopic and analytical tools, and the Acadia Petrographic Laboratory which incorporates pattern preparation services and an XRF analysis laboratory.

Educational {Qualifications}:
The profitable candidate ought to have a PhD in Geology or associated area, and a broad background within the Earth sciences with a analysis focus in igneous petrology. The candidate ought to have a demonstrated document of, or potential for, producing top quality peer-reviewed analysis in igneous petrology and associated matters reminiscent of volcanology, tectonics, and magmatic ore deposits. The candidate ought to have the potential and talent to develop a robust externally funded analysis program with field-based and laboratory parts that features supervision of honours and graduate college students.

Candidates should show expertise and a robust curiosity in and aptitude for instructing and pupil mentorship. The candidate ought to be capable to educate in at the very least three of the next areas: introductory and superior igneous petrology; introductory geology and Earth historical past; area geology; tectonics and regional geology. The candidate ought to have a demonstrated dedication to fairness, range and inclusion of their work, and the curiosity and willingness to take part in service and administrative actions throughout the division, the college, and externally. Expertise outdoors of academia will probably be taken under consideration when assessing candidates.

The right way to Apply: Candidates are requested to submit their software in a single PDF doc. Receipt of the appliance will probably be acknowledged through e mail. Functions ought to embody the next:
– place quantity 20602 (embody within the topic of the submission e mail),
– a letter of software, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a analysis plan demonstrating clearly how the candidate would develop a analysis program at Acadia College (5 pages max), a instructing file demonstrating previous expertise and instructing strategy (4 pages max), and the names, addresses, and get in touch with info of three educational references (letters will probably be requested if short-listed).

Candidates ought to ship the appliance package deal as a single pdf addressed to:

Dr. Nelson O’Driscoll (he/him)
Acadia College
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6
Electronic mail: [email protected]

Acadia College invitations functions from all certified people; nevertheless, Canadians and everlasting residents shall be given precedence. The College encourages functions from Indigenous individuals; African Canadians; African Nova Scotians; individuals with disabilities; seen minorities; girls; individuals of any minority sexuality, gender id or gender expression; and all intersections of those identities. Acadia embraces the ideas of fairness, range, and inclusion as basic in creating an expansive educational setting and champions numerous data methods as pillars of educational excellence.

All candidates are required to submit a web-based Employment Fairness Self-Identification Kind ( as a part of their software. Though the shape is required, the shape supplies the choice of self-identifying/not self-identifying primarily based on the applicant’s consolation degree. Failure to finish the shape by the time limit will end result within the disqualification of your software.

Closing Date: January eighth, 2024

Accessibility Assertion
The College strives to be an equitable and inclusive group, and proactively seeks to extend range amongst its group members.
The College will present help in its recruitment processes to candidates with disabilities, together with lodging that considers an applicant’s accessibility wants. For those who require any lodging at any level throughout the software and hiring course of, please contact the EES division administrative assistant, Lynn Graves ([email protected]).

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