Tenure Track Faculty Position
Department of Physics
The Department of Physics invites applications from outstanding candidates for a
tenure-track faculty position in areas related to biomedical physics at the Assistant Professor level, with the start date on or after August 1, 2017, subject to final budgetary approval.
This faculty position will complement and strengthen the current research expertise of the Department of Physics, which includes biomedical ultrasound, biomedical optics and photonics, physics of biomedical imaging, nanobiotechnology, virophysics, applied radiation and nuclear physics, and radiation oncology physics. The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate in medical physics, biophysics, physics or a related field. In addition, candidates shall demonstrate excellence in research, provide evidence of high quality teaching and a capacity for collegial service, and must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities.
The Department of Physics ( http://www.ryerson.ca/physics ) has a very active research and innovation environment and currently hosts 16 full- time faculty members, 28 adjunct faculty members, 8 staff members, 7 post doctoral fellows, over 50 graduate and over 200 undergraduate students. The Department also delivers courses to approximately 2,000 students in other science and engineering programs. The Department offers an undergraduate honours degree in Medical Physics and teaches numerous courses to various undergraduate programs in Science and Engineering. Furthermore, the Department offers master’s and doctoral degrees in the field of Biomedical Physics with an option in Medical Physics accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.
Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
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Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse urban centres, Ryerson’s high quality programs and scholarly, research and creative activities extend beyond the walls of the university. Ryerson is deeply connected to the city and the world beyond, attracting talent, opportunities and global connections to the Greater Toronto Area.
Ryerson’s diverse learning community collaborates across disciplines and with external partners, taking smart, calculated risks to turn promising ideas into tangible solutions, products, processes or services that make a positive and meaningful impact upon society. In their programs and through experiential learning opportunities, students solve complex problems, think critically and communicate clearly, gaining the confidence and knowledge to build careers, enter diverse professions or to launch their own ventures and create jobs.
For more about Ryerson University’s past, present and future, visit: www.ryerson.ca . The University’s academic plan, Our Time to Lead, can be found at the following: www.ryerson.ca/provost.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be reviewed at: www.ryerson.ca/hr/employee-resources/rfa/full-time-LTF/collective agreement . A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: www.ryerson.ca/hr/employee resources/rfa/full-time-LTF/benefits. The RFA’s website can be found at: www.rfanet.ca .
Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research directions, a statement of teaching interest and philosophy or a teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references in electronic format by e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Review of applications will begin after May 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We thank applicants in advance for their applications, but only applicants under consideration will be contacted.