Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology – University of Saskatchewan

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for up to two (2) full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology (APP) at the University of Saskatchewan, to begin July 1, 2024.

The successful candidate(s) will have a PhD degree in any area of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, or cell or developmental biology and should have post-doctoral experience in a related research field. Key selection criteria will include research excellence, originality, and potential for research impact. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program and be able to complement the research strengths of other APP faculty members. Particular areas of research strength include skeletal biology, cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology, respiratory pathophysiology, synchrotron imaging, and neuroscience. Expertise in one of these areas will be considered an asset, but candidates from other research areas will be considered. The selected candidate(s) will also contribute to teaching of undergraduate and medical students, and to the teaching and mentoring of graduate students.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, SK, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 26,000.

The salary band for an Assistant Professor position is from $99,945 to $120,099. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email (refer to req11804 in subject line): a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and plans (3 pages or less), a teaching statement (1 page), a statement on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) that includes a reflection on the candidate’s experiences with EDI and how those experiences will enrich this aspect of the department (1/2-1 page), and contact information for three references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Dr. TE Fisher
Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology
107 Wiggins Road, Rm GA20
Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 5E5
Telephone: (306) 966-6530


Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

Review of applications will begin January 3, 2024 but applications will be accepted and evaluated until the positions are filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024.

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. The university must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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