Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position, University of Saskatchewan

Assistant Professor
Tenure-Track Position
Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology
College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the newly merged Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology (APP) at the University of Saskatchewan to begin July 1, 2019. (https://medicine.usask.ca/department/schools-divisions/biomedical.php)

Applicants must have a PhD degree in a biomedical discipline and should have post-doctoral experience in the neuroscience research field. Key selection criteria will include research excellence, originality and future impact on the field of neuroscience and related disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program and be able to complement the research strengths at the Cameco MS Neuroscience Research Center and Neuroscience Research Cluster which include Multiple Sclerosis, neuroplasticity, neuropathology and nervous system repair (https://medicine.usask.ca/centres/cameco.php ; http://neuroscience.usask.ca/ ). The selected candidate will also contribute to teaching in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology undergraduate and medical programs, 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 24,000.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor is $130,925 to $152,877. 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, a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and plans (max. 3 pages), a teaching statement (1 page), and contact information for three references to:

Dr. TE Fisher
Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology
107 Wiggins Road, Rm 2D01
Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 5E5
Telephone: (306) 966-6530
Email: sharon.eckmire@usask.ca

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2019; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

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.

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Posting end date: January 30th, 2019