RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITION IN WOOD CHEMISTRY

JR Thibault j-robert.thibault at sbf.ulaval.ca
Thu Mar 20 11:05:54 EST 1997


RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITION IN

WOOD CHEMISTRY

DÉPARTEMENT DES SCIENCES DU BOIS ET DE LA FORET FACULTÉ DE FORESTERIE ET
DE GÉOMATIQUE
UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL
QUÉBEC, CANADA



Description

The Department of Wood and Forest Sciences, at Laval University, is
seeking candidates for a tenure track position in wood chemistry. 

The candidate is expected to:

1.Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of
physical chemistry and wood chemistry, chemical technology of wood and
pulp and paper, including environmental aspects of these technologies, as
well as supervise students;

2.Carry on research and supervise graduate students on subjects related to
physical and chemical transformation of wood; 

3.Take part in various working groups within the department, the
university, government and industry.

Qualifications

The candidate should possess the following: 

1.Have an undergraduate degree in wood sciences or a related field; 2.Have
a Ph. D. in wood sciences from a recognized university; 3.Have a sound
knowledge of wood chemistry, chemical transformation of wood, and pulp and
paper technology; 4.Be active in research, be willing to do teamwork, and
be able to establish a fundamental and applied research program dealing
with chemical transformation of wood or high value-added wood by-products
coupled with strong environmental interests; 5.Be able to successfully
obtain competitive research funds from national grant organisations and
industries; 6.Be able to communicate in French or be willing to learn the
language within a year.

Salary: According to collective agreement. 

Starting date: June 1997.

In compliance to its Employment Equity program, Laval University intends
to hire women on half of its vacant positions. 

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be
given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. 


Applicants should send a resumé, three letters of recommendation and
academic transcripts before March 31, 1997 to: 

Michel Dessureault, Directeur
Département des sciences du bois et de la forêt Université Laval
Sainte-Foy (Québec)
GlK 7P4


Tél.: (418) 656-7128
Fax: (418) 656-3177
Email: michel.dessureault at sbf.ulaval.ca


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J.-ROBERT THIBAULT Ph.D., Professor
Faculty of Forestry and Geomatic,
Department of Wood and Forest sciences,
University Laval, City of Ste-Foy, 
Province of Quebec, Canada,    G1K 7P4

Internet:  J-Robert.Thibault at SBF.Ulaval.ca 
FTP:  sylva.for.ulaval.ca                   
WWW:  http://sylva.for.ulaval.ca 
WWW:  http://forestgeomat.for.ulaval.ca
Tel.: (418) 656-2131  ext. 5927
FAX.: (418) 656-3177                     
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