Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Saskatchewan

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Physiology at the University of Saskatchewan ( to begin January 1, 2018. The Departments of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Anatomy and Cell Biology are in the process of merging and the successful candidate will become part of this joint department when the merger is complete. Applicants must have a PhD degree in Physiology or a related biomedical discipline and should have substantial post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate will have an outstanding publication record and will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program. A competitive start-up package will be available. The successful candidate will also contribute to teaching in the physiology/pharmacology undergraduate program and to the teaching and mentoring of graduate students.

The current salary range for an Assistant Professor at the University of Saskatchewan is $93,293 to $112,109 (the range for an Associate Professor is $112,109 to $130,925 and the range for Professor is $130,925 to $152,877). This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package that includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications will be reviewed starting on September 1, 2017. Applications should be submitted via email and should include a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and plans (no more than 3 pages), a teaching statement (1 page), and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. TE Fisher

Professor and Head, Department of Physiology
107 Wiggins Road, Rm 2D01

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Posting end date: 2017/10/01