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Research professor – university needed in Canada by University of Waterloo 

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Research Professor are assigned by the academic department head or director. The Associate Research Professor facilitates a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

Job details

  •  Location: Waterloo, ONRemote work available
  •  Salary: $80,000 to $100,000 annually for 35 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Term or contract (ending: 2026-03-25)
    Full time
  •  Flexible Hours
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as 2022-07-29
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

Professors are employed by higher education institutions and divide their time between research, teaching, and academic services. As professors gain experience, they will devote more time to research and offer fewer lectures to students. Professors typically fill supervisory roles, attend conferences, publish articles, and assist colleagues.

We are looking for a well-organized, resourceful professor to join our excellent faculty. The professor’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching a requisite number of graduate classes, assisting with the development of course material, supervising postgraduate students, regularly publishing journal articles, serving on committees, attending conferences, writing proposals for grants, delivering presentations, and handling other administrative duties.

To be successful as a professor, you should be able to balance teaching and research responsibilities. Outstanding professors are able to conduct independent research, accurately allocate resources, and provide subject-related and management advice to the faculty.

Professor Responsibilities:

  • Developing curricula and delivering course material.
  • Conducting research, fieldwork, and investigations, and writing up reports.
  • Publishing research, attending conferences, delivering presentations, and networking with others in the field.
  • Traveling to other universities or academic settings to participate in learning opportunities and gain experience.
  • Participating in committee, departmental, and faculty meetings.
  • Providing training and mentoring to teaching assistants and junior lecturers.
  • Reviewing methods and teaching materials and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Assisting with student recruitment, interviews, and academic counseling sessions.
  • Contributing to the creation of an environment that promotes growth, equality, and freedom of speech.

Professor Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in the relevant field.
  • 3-10 years of experience teaching in an academic setting.
  • Published articles and proven experience as an academic.
  • Strong teaching and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent presentation, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • A sound understanding of and passion for subject matter.
  • Willingness to work long hours, and travel frequently.
  • A growth mindset and excellent networking abilities.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Earned doctorate degree

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Conduct research in field of specialization

Additional Information

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Visible minorities

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

Online:

https://uwaterloo.ca/institute-for-quantum-computing/available-positions

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed

Advertised until

2022-08-08

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