Director, Plant Responses and the Environment
Research & Development Department
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) is recruiting for a Director, Plant Responses and the Environment to work in an industry-driven research environment. Vineland is a world-class research centre dedicated to horticultural science and innovation. Located in Canada’s Niagara Region, on the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Ojibway/Chippewa and Haudenosaunee peoples, this territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties.
Vineland’s mission is to deliver innovative products and production solutions that address the needs of the horticulture industry and advance Canada’s research and commercialization agenda. We are an independent, not-for-profit organization, funded in part by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Our people are the most important asset in achieving our goals and are known in the world for excellence in science and entrepreneurship. Our staff enjoys an exciting and challenging work environment noted for collaboration and knowledge sharing.
Reporting to the Vice President, Research and Development (VP, R&D), the Director, Plant Responses and the Environment is responsible for leading an integrated and cross-disciplinary team of scientists and technical staff focused on developing practices to create environmental conditions that support the sustainable growth and use of plants for the Canadian horticulture sector.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(*A more comprehensive position outline is available upon request.)
As a member of the R&D leadership team, you will:
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre*
4890 Victoria Avenue North, Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada, L0R 2E0
(*Please note that this location is not accessible by public transportation.)
Vineland is committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including women, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities and racialized groups, persons with disabilities, persons of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and others. In accordance with all applicable provincial accessibility standards, accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process.
Applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted online below. We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We invite you to submit your application in confidence to:
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
4890 Victoria Avenue North, Box 4000
Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada, L0R 2E0
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For more information on Vineland Research and Innovation Centre visit us at vinelandresearch.com
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 29 2022 ID: 64988