Positions Available

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


Tenure-Track Positions

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

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


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

Industrial Liaison and Academic Coordinator (Medicinal Cannabis)

POSTED 12 NOV 2018
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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


PROJECT COORDINATOR

POSTED: Nov 6, 2018

The Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security is seeking a PROJECT COORDINATOR for their project: Performance et adaptation des systèmes d’élevage et filières lait et viande au Sénégal pour pallier au manque d’autonomie alimentaire dans l’ère des changements climatiques / Performance and adaptation of livestock systems and milk and meat sectors in Senegal to overcome the lack of food sovereignty within climate change.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nov 20, 2018

START DATE: Jan 2019

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