Positions Available

Tenure-Track Positions | Post-Doctoral Fellows/Post-Doctoral Researchers
Research or Project Coordinators/Assistants | Course Lecturer/Instructor Positions | Invigilators


Tenure-Track Positions

The Department of Natural Resource Sciences in McGill University's Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor.

Le Département des sciences des Ressources Naturelles dans la Faculté des sciences de l'agriculture et de l'environnement de l’Université McGill sollicite des candidatures pour deux postes de professeur adjoint menant à la permanence.

POSTED NOVEMBER 26 2019

Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in Agricultural Economics / Programme des chaires de recherche du Canada dans Agroéconomie (Chaire de niveau 2)

This position is open to highly-qualified agricultural and environmental economists. Preference will be given to candidates with research interest and experience in sustainable farm management and agri-business management or marketing and consumer decision making. Qualified candidates in other related agricultural economics fields will also be considered.

Ce poste est offert aux économistes qualifié(e)s spécialisé(e)s en agriculture et environnement. La priorité sera donnée aux candidat(e)s qui possèdent une expérience de recherche dans les domaines suivants: économie durable, gestion d’entreprise agricole ou mise en marché et la prise de décision des consommateurs. Les candidat(e)s spécialisé(e)s dans des domaines économiques similaires seront aussi considérés.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2019; the position will remain open until filled
DATE LIMITE: 31 janvier 2019; la position restera disponible jusqu’à être comblée

Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in Insect Diversity and Phylogeny / Programme des chaires de recherche du Canada dans Diversité et Phylogénie des Insectes (Chaire de niveau 2)

We are seeking an innovative entomologist who will conduct research on the evolution and phylogenetic relatedness of insects in the context of changing climate, biodiversity conservation, sustainability, land use and other environmental stresses. The ideal candidate will address the taxonomic impediment in biodiversity research by integrating morphological and genomic approaches, with a deep understanding of phylogenetic analyses. Research on insects and/or other arthropods with relevance to vector-borne disease, invasive species, pests and pollinators in urban/suburban, agricultural and forest landscapes, boreal and arctic biodiversity, and food for people is encouraged and may benefit from potential research synergies within the Department and Faculty.

Nous recherchons un(e) entomologiste innovateur/innovatrice qui conduira des recherches sur l’évolution et les relations phylogénétiques des insectes dans un contexte de changements climatiques, d’utilisation du territoire, de conservation de la biodiversité et de durabilité. Le ou la candidate idéal(e) adressera les obstacles taxonomiques en recherche sur la biodiversité en intégrant des approches morphologiques et génomiques, avec une compréhension approfondie des analyses phylogénétiques. La recherche sur les insectes et/ou autres arthropodes ayant une pertinence pour les maladies à transmission vectorielle, les espèces envahissantes, les ravageurs et pollinisateurs en milieu urbain/suburbain, ou en territoires agricoles et forestiers, ou en lien avec la biodiversité boréale et arctique et l’alimentation humaine est encouragée et pourrait bénéficier de synergies à l’intérieur du département et de la faculté.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2019; the position will remain open until filled
DATE LIMITE: 31 janvier 2019; la position restera disponible jusqu’à être comblée


Assistant Professor in Plant Integrated Pest Management

The Department of Plant Science of McGill University’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences invites applications for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor, in the area of integrated management of agricultural pests including microbes, arthropods and/or weeds.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15, 2018; the position will remain open until filled.

Professeur adjoint dans le domaine de la gestion intégrée des ravageurs des cultures

Le Département des sciences végétales de la Faculté des sciences de l'agriculture et de l'environnement de l'Université McGill invite les candidats à postuler pour un poste de professeur(e) adjoint(e) (assistant professor) pouvant mener à la permanence dans le domaine la gestion intégrée des ravageurs des cultures.

DATE LIMITE: 15 octobre 2018; la position restera disponible jusqu’à être comblée.


Post-Doctoral Fellowships/Post-Doctoral Researchers

Postdoctoral Fellow: Risk Governance

POSTED 23 OCTOBER 2018

Dr. Gordon M. Hickey is seeking an exceptional postdoctoral researcher to join his team to conduct research on ecological chemical risk governance, with a particular focus on understanding the inter-relationships between different dimensions of trust, control and risk in bureaucratic policy networks engaging in innovation. The postdoctoral fellow (PDF) will have substantial freedom to define their research focus as long as it aligns with the general focus on understanding (1) the organizational challenges posed by ecological chemical risk management, policy and network governance; and (2) the process of deinstitutionalizing prevailing practices of ecological chemical risk management and institutionalizing new ones based on emerging technologies. The position is based in the Sustainable Futures Research Laboratory in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University and will require close collaboration with Professor Steve Maguire (Business School, University of Sydney, Australia) and Dr. David Demortain (INRA, France).

The project is funded by Genome Canada and Genome Quebec in partnership with key government agencies and industry partners in Canada, Europe and the USA. As a result, the successful candidate will be offered a high degree of professional exposure through a range of networking opportunities with actors involved in chemical risk assessment, ecotoxicology, chemicals management and environmental protection in Canada and internationally.

Start date: January 2019
Open until filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


Research Coordinators / Assistants

Research Assistant - Department of Natural Resource Sciences

POSTED 28 NOVEMBER 2018

The Faucher lab is seeking a Research Assistant to work on the biology of Legionella pneumophila. Responsibilities include: design and carry experiments related to molecular and cell biology; troubleshoot and resolve problems in experiments; provide training to laboratory members and write SOPs; maintain laboratory inventory and place order; assist the PI on administrative tasks, manuscript preparation, and grant applications.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 10, 2018


Research Assistant - School of Human Nutrition

POSTED 23 NOVEMBER 2018

Professor Anne-Sophie Brazeau, School of Human Nutrition, is seeking a Research Assistant to work on the BETTER program. The BETTER program includes the creation of a prospective registry of patients with type 1 diabetes and a series of registry-based trials to optimize the use of new therapies and technologies for diabetes management.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 7, 2018


Industrial Liaison and Academic Coordinator (Medicinal Cannabis)

POSTED 12 NOV 2018
La description en français suit

McGill University’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is seeking an Industrial Liaison and Academic Coordinator (Medicinal Cannabis) to support a range of academic initiatives including a 30-credit post-Baccalaureate Diploma, all designed to adapt to the rapidly changing needs of the cannabis industry. As Industrial Liaison, the successful candidate will establish and maintain working relationships with various cannabis industry partners to ensure relevance of the academic programming; will establish opportunities for student internships; will develop and maintain a database of potential guest speakers; and will explore the development of a consortium to provide financial and intellectual contributions and a pipeline for employment opportunities for graduates. As Academic Coordinator, the successful candidate will act as instructor for up to 12 course credits per year including internships; will oversee advertising, student recruitment and advising; will maintain up-to-date financial records; will arrange course and program logistics; and will recommend modifications to courses and programs to ensure that programming meets or anticipates industry needs.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15 2018

Agent de partenariat industriel et coordinateur pédagogique (cannabis thérapeutique)

La Faculté des sciences de l’agriculture et de l’environnement de l’Université McGill est à la recherche d’un Agent de partenariat industriel et coordinateur pédagogique (cannabis thérapeutique) pour élaborer un éventail d’activités de formation professionnelle, dont un diplôme post-baccalauréat de 30 crédits, en vue de répondre aux multiples attentes de l’industrie du cannabis en plein essor. Dans son rôle d’agent de partenariat, le (la) candidat(e) retenu(e) devra : Établir un réseau de partenaires et des liens avec les intervenants de l’industrie afin d’élaborer un programme de formation de main-d’oeuvre hautement qualifiée bien adapté aux besoins de l’industrie; Repérer des opportunités de stages pour les étudiants en cours de programme; Assembler et recruter un bassin de conférenciers; Explorer la fondation d’un consortium capable de contribuer tant au plan financier que intellectuel et de devenir une source d’emploi pour les finissants hautement qualifiés. Pour le volet coordination pédagogique, la personne choisie devra : Enseigner jusqu’à 12 crédits par an, y compris assurer la supervision des stages; Veiller au marketing, au recrutement et encadrement pédagogique des étudiants, aux questions reliées au fonctionnement du programme et des cours; Gérer les aspects budgétaires du programme; Recommander les modifications nécessaires aux cours offerts pour assurer un programme toujours à la fine pointe des besoins de l’industrie.

DATE D'ÉCHÉANCE DE SOUMISSION: 15 decembre 2018