[Sust-mar] Canada Research Chair in Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management, Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University

Marine Affairs Program/Becky Field Becky.Field at Dal.Ca
Thu Jan 16 09:08:24 EST 2014

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Dalhousie University

Canada Research Chair Tier 2 - Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management

Marine Affairs Program, Faculty of Science

Application Deadline: 15 March 2014

The Marine Affairs Program (MAP) in the Faculty of Science at Dalhousie
University invites applications for a Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council (SSHRC) Canada Research Chair Tier 2 position in Integrated
Coastal and Ocean Management. It is anticipated that the appointment will be
tenure-stream at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.

The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Programme was established by the Government
of Canada to enable Canadian universities to enhance their role as
world-class centres of research excellence. More information about the
Canada Research Chairs Program is available at
<http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/> http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/. Please
note that the CRC nominations are subject to review and final approval by
the CRC Secretariat.

The SSHRC CRC Tier 2 position in Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management in
Marine Affairs is consistent with Dalhousie University’s strategic focus in
ocean-related interdisciplinary research. It will further enhance
Dalhousie’s position as Canada’s most comprehensive Oceans University. The
successful candidate will have the opportunity to advance knowledge in this
field and to collaborate with recognized coastal and marine scholars from
some six Faculties within the university, as well as with businesses,
government and civil society partners involved in coastal and ocean


Candidates for the CRC Tier 2 position must be excellent emerging
researchers who have demonstrated: creativity in interdisciplinary research
with a focus on marine and coastal issues; achieved a level of success which
suggests the potential to achieve international recognition in their
particular field of research over the next five to ten years; and, have the
potential to attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers.
Eligible disciplinary expertise of the candidate may include law or legal
studies, geography, political science, ecological economics or any other
discipline relevant to the Social Sciences and Humanities. Candidates must
have received their doctorate within the 10 years of their application
submission, have an excellent publication record and possess the necessary
qualifications to be appointed at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.
Although this is primarily a research appointment, the appointee will be
expected to teach at the graduate level. The successful candidate will be
expected to build and sustain a strong research program and in so doing,
actively contribute to intra- and interfaculty collaborations in this area
of emphasis.

About Dalhousie’s Marine Affairs Program

The Marine Affairs Program is a well-established internationally recognized
interdisciplinary graduate program offering the Master of Marine Management
degree. The program involves many and various interactions with Dalhousie
faculties involved in the delivery of all aspects of the Marine Affairs
Program. The Marine Affairs Program attracts national and international
candidates, with alumni employed, often in positions of considerable
responsibility, in over 50 countries worldwide. For more information see

How to Apply

Applications should include (1) a detailed curriculum vitae, (2) a summary
of the candidate’s proposed research program, including a statement about
the potential for that research program to contribute to Dalhousie
University’s strategic research directions (not more than six pages), (3) a
statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and any evidence of teaching
effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations), and (4) the three letters of
references sent in by separate cover by the deadline of March 15, 2014.

Applications may be sent to:

Chair, Search Committee

Marine Affairs Program, Room 800, Life Sciences Centre, PO BOX 15000,

Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2, Canada


Applications may be made by e‐mail, addressed to:

marine.affairs at dal.ca

Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.
The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people,
persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women. Canada
Research Chairs are open to individuals of any nationality; offers will be
made in accordance with Canada Immigration requirements associated with the
Canada Research Chairs Program.


Becky Field


Marine Affairs Program

Dalhousie University


 <mailto:marine.affairs at dal.ca> marine.affairs at dal.ca


Room 807, Life Sciences Centre

1355 Oxford Street

PO Box 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2




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