Applications are invited for the position of Innovation Coordinator for the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) with a tentative start date of September 15, 2014. This is a part time (75%) Research Associate position based at the Point Grey campus of the University of British Columbia. The applicant should demonstrate strong evidence of leadership and there is some preference for prior administrative experience.
This is a one year term position with the possibility of renewal for 2 additional years. The Innovation Coordinator will serve as an effective conduit between the academic and industrial sector, while at the same time interacting with the NSERC RPP and regional sector to be fully aware of all their programs and participate actively in their dissemination among the mathematical community. The successful candidate will serve as a resource for faculty, students and postdocs seeking industrial connections and as a liaison between the PIMS Industrial Advisory Board, industry and the math science community. The coordinator will serve as facilitator at a local level with faculty and students seeking to assist them in getting involved in industrial projects and helping them locate resources through the institutes, Mitacs, NSERC RPP and other partners.
The salary will be commensurate with experience and research record.
Applicants may send a current CV including a list of publications, statement of research and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:
Dr. Alejandro Adem
University of British Columbia
4176 – 2207 Main Mall
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z4
Applications should be received by September 6, 2014.
The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Submitted on Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:49:41 +0000