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Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Geomicrobiology, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary
The Department of Geoscience in the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary (UofC) in Alberta, Canada, is seeking applicants for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Geomicrobiology. The successful candidate will be appointed as a tenured member at the rank of full professor (or associate professor, with the expectation to be promoted to full professor level within one or two years of the nomination).
The candidate will be required to conduct research exploring the potential of microbial communities in geoscience areas of strategic priority at the UofC (e.g. the Global Research Initiative in Sustainable Low Carbon Unconventional Resources, the UofC’s Strategic Focus on “Energy Innovations for Today and Tomorrow”, and the Faculty of Science’s Grand Challenge “Energy in Transition”).
The University of Calgary prides itself on our ability to facilitate pathways and support mechanisms for knowledge translation and commercialization. Therefore, a track-record in innovation with technology transfer is a strong asset.
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