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Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Water, Environment and Sustainability

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The Faculty of Science at the University of Regina invites applicants for nomination as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Water, Environment and Sustainability in the Department of Biology.

The candidate will be a global leader in climate change, human-environmental interactions, and/or adaptive management strategies for surface waters. Areas of research strength at Regina include nutrient pollution and water quality, climate and lakes, paleoecology, major element biogeochemistry, ecosystem sustainability and lake management. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in interdisciplinary collaboration and possess the visionary leadership necessary to replace the current director of the Institute of Environmental Change and Society (IECS) after a period of co-direction.

Qualifications, responsibilities, and expectations of the successful candidate include, but are not limited to:

  • commitment to preparing a CRC application that articulates an original, innovative, and high quality research program;
  • an exceptional track record of peer-reviewed publications in freshwater (surface water) science;
  • demonstrated leadership and interdisciplinary collaboration skills.

For additional information about the position, please contact and links below.

More information about the Department of Biology is available at:

More information about the Faculty of Science, and a more detailed ad is available at:

To Apply:

Applicants must submit an application online at:

Review of applications begins May 6, 2019

As an employer committed to employment equity, we are seeking applications from women scientists for this position. In order to alleviate the under-representation of women in Tier I CRC and senior faculty positions, this position has been targeted to women. Candidates are strongly encouraged to self-declare as part of the application process.