Thursday, October 22, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow University of Toronto, Canada

Roger E. Deane Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Toronto, Department of Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto invites applications for the Roger E. Deane Postdoctoral Fellowship, a highly competitive fellowship in any field of Earth Science. The department is interested in supporting innovative research and outstanding young geoscientists to work in collaboration with one or more faculty members. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential hosts in advance to discuss areas of common interest.  The Deane Postdoctoral Fellowship has an annual salary of CAD$50,000 and is awarded for a one-year period, with an anticipated extension for a second year. Anticipated start date is Sept. 2016, but earlier start dates are possible. 

Application: A complete application includes: a curriculum vitae, a research proposal (2 pages maximum excluding references), and the names & addresses of at least three references.  
Deadline: Applications are due January 15, 2016.    
Submit electronic PDF applications to:  Ampy Tolentino, (subject line: Deane Postdoctoral Fellowship)

Employment as Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Tenure-Track Professor of Vertebrate Paleontology at the U of A - Edmonton, Canada

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for an endowed professorship in Vertebrate Palaeontology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The endowment was established by the “River of Death and Discovery Dinosaur Museum Society” (RDDDMS) and via various stakeholders with commitment to science, research and education.

This professorship is designed to recruit a new research leader to Alberta in Vertebrate Palaeontology. The research program, teaching commitments and service roles of the candidate will be conducted through the facilities of the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum (PJCDM) in Wembley, Alberta, at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, and at various postsecondary institutions within Campus Alberta.

All correspondence should be addressed to: Dr. Michael Caldwell
The effective date of employment will be July 1, 2016

To apply (and for more information) go here:

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Part time Professor of Paleontology-College of William & Mary

The Geology Department at the College of William & Mary is seeking applicants for a part-time, one-semester, leave replacement position for the Spring semester of 2016.  The successful applicant will teach two undergraduate courses: one in introductory geology and the other a paleontology/paleobiology course.  The department has 8 full-time faculty, a laboratory coordinator, and graduates ~35 undergraduate majors per year.  We seek a colleague eager to interact with undergraduates in an environment where teaching and research are emphasized.  We prefer candidates who will have completed the PhD or are ABD in Geology or a closely related field at the time appointment begins.

More info here:  Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and a list of 3 references with contact information. Information on the Department of Geology can be found at Contact Professor Christopher Bailey at with questions regarding the position.  Review of materials will begin on October 19th, and continue until the position is filled.