Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Molecular Neuroscience – University of Windsor

The University of Windsor’s Department of Biomedical Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Molecular Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level, commencing July 1, 2022. We are looking for candidates whose research addresses cellular and molecular processes related to the function or development of the nervous system. Preference will be given to candidates that complement and strengthen current research programs in our department in the areas of Neuroscience, Cellular and Molecular Biology and/or Clinical Aspects of Human Health. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Faculty of Science and the Department has strong research facilities including genomics, flow cytometry, cell imaging, proteomics, neuroanatomical and neurophysiological facilities. The Department of Biomedical Sciences also has access to animal care facilities. For further information about the Department of Biomedical Sciences, visit our website at: https://www.uwindsor.ca/science/biomedical-sciences/. Research collaborations with local clinicians associated with the We-Spark Health Institute are available and encouraged. Further information can be found at: https://www.wesparkhealth.com/.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Cellular and Molecular Biology or a related field with research expertise in Neuroscience. Candidates with demonstrated success in addressing important and fundamental research questions in neuroscience, and/or as it relates to human health and disease are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to mount a productive and integrative research program, obtain external funding, and participate actively in graduate training and undergraduate teaching.

Application Requirements

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a 1-2 page statement of research interests, and plans for future research activity;
  • a 1 page statement of teaching experience and interests;
  • three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees (not by the candidate) to the Department Head, at the address or email listed below. References will only be required if the candidate is shortlisted.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of November 1, 2021. Although applications may be considered after the deadline date, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the Appointments Committee.

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Contact information

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Andrew Hubberstey, Head
Department of Biomedical Sciences
401 Sunset, University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 ext. 2708; E-mail: biomedsci@uwindsor.ca

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Department of Psychiatry, Mood and Anxiety – McGill University

Position description

The Department of Psychiatry at McGill University and the Douglas Research Centre are currently inviting applications for a full-time tenure track position in the field of molecular psychiatry, with a focus on the neurobiology of mood and anxiety disorders. This will be a three-year, renewable appointment. We are seeking applicants working with animal models who have a strong expertise in the molecular/genomic characterization of brain circuitries. Expertise in single-cell approaches constitutes an asset. The successful applicant will hold an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

McGill is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities with students from over 140 countries. The university is located in Montreal, a cosmopolitan city with great cultural and linguistic diversity. It has long been considered a leader in both neuroscience as well as in the development of MRI acquisition and analysis methods that support a large spectrum of basic and clinical research endeavours. Strong training programs in Biological and Biomedical Engineering, the Integrated Program in Neuroscience, Psychiatry, and Quantitative Life Sciences favour the development of strong multidisciplinary research teams.

With over 55 researchers spanning a full range of mental health research (neuroscience, clinical, services, policy and epidemiology/population health), the Douglas Research Centre has been an international leader in mental health research for more than 30 years. Integrated within the Douglas Institute, a psychiatric hospital, and the much larger Montreal West-Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre, the Douglas Research Centre also offers significant opportunities for carrying out research in collaboration with a wide range of nearby mental health services.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct cutting-edge research in the field of mood and anxiety disorders, developing a fundamental, disease-relevant research program  augmenting current work in this topic area in the Research Centre and Department of Psychiatry. They will be expected to independently acquire funds to support the training of graduate students at the MSc and Ph.D. level, disseminate research findings through peer-reviewed publications and other knowledge translation and exchange activities, and participate actively in all aspects of the Research Centre and McGill’s academic missions.

Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas (research, teaching, supervision of graduate students and involvement in academic and administrative committees).

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Candidates must:

  • Have a PhD in Neuroscience, Health Sciences, or a related field and have completed advanced postdoctoral training;
  • Exhibit evidence of both an exceptionally strong research productivity and the ability to attract competitive funding;
  • Demonstrate proven potential to advance the field of neuroscience;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and, accordance with circumstances, a track record in equity, diversity, and inclusiveness (EDI).

A working knowledge of French, or a commitment to acquiring it within a few years of appointment is preferred.

Faculty/Department/Unit: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry
Employee Type: Tenure-Track (‘Academic Tenure Stream’)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Job Status: Full-time

Posting Period: 30 days from date of posting

The following supporting documents are required:

  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research
  • Names and contact information of three referees

Use a personal email address when creating an account in Workday to submit your application. Do not use @mail.mcgill.ca or @mcgill.ca email accounts to apply.

 

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr@mcgill.ca.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Music – McMaster University

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations, and within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

Position Description

The Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Music at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning July 1, 2022.

McMaster is known internationally for the scientific study of music. The McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM) involves an interdisciplinary group of researchers from Psychology, Neuroscience, Kinesiology, Engineering, Music, and Health Science, who conduct fundamental and applied research related to music. MIMM houses the unique LIVELab (https://livelab.mcmaster.ca), a 106-seat research concert hall with exquisite active acoustic control and the capacity to measure movement, EEG and other physiology simultaneously in interacting musicians and audience members.

We seek a researcher who studies fundamental mechanisms and/or applied questions related to the cognitive neuroscience of music. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, sensorimotor processes underlying perception and performance; coordination between musicians; neural encoding of music; effects of experience and culture; physiological synchrony in musicians and audience members; the role of music in optimal development and/or mental health and wellbeing; the protective value of music against cognitive decline in aging; music and developmental disabilities; and improvisation and creativity. Expertise in computational modelling, measurement and analysis of EEG and other physiological signals, and movement analysis would be an asset.

In addition to the scientific study of music, the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour has long-standing strengths in auditory, visual and tactile sensory systems; development; computational neuroscience; behavioural neuroscience; cognition and learning; evolutionary and social psychology; and animal behaviour. We value and encourage collaboration among researchers and educators, and have close ties with the Departments of Biology, Kinesiology, Music, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Psychiatry & Behavioural Neuroscience. Many of our faculty are affiliated with McMaster’s interdisciplinary graduate programs in Neuroscience and Computational Science & Engineering. For more information on the Department, please visit https://www.science.mcmaster.ca/pnb/.

McMaster University is a globally renowned institution of higher learning and a research community committed to advancing human and societal health and well-being. Our focus on collaboratively exchanging ideas and approaches makes us uniquely positioned to pioneer ground-breaking solutions to real-world problems leading to a Brighter World. The Faculty of Science works to create global impact by advancing scientific discovery and knowledge, and promoting greater understanding. Our innovative, interdisciplinary approach generates new methods and insights, results, and lasting change.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey, which takes approximately two minutes to complete, through McMaster’s application submission portal. The answering of survey questions is voluntary with an option to decline to answer. All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Science at baileyd@mcmaster.ca to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply

Complete applications must be made online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/careers/current-opportunities/ (Faculty Positions, Job 39966) by October 1, 2021 to the attention of Dr. Mel Rutherford, Professor & Chair, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1.

A complete application consists of:

  1. a cover letter (including a statement regarding whether the applicant has Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status (see below))
  2. a current Curriculum Vitae
  3. three (3) representative publications (reprints or preprints)
  4. a statement of research interests (2-page maximum)
  5. a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (2-page maximum)
  6. a statement of experience and plans for advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in post-secondary education, community-based or other professional settings (2-page maximum)
  7. the names and full contact information of at least three referees.

Letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; the Department will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.

Review of complete applications will begin October 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive an on-line, system-generated confirmation of receipt of their application; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that any full-time, permanent faculty member of the Department can request confidential access to the application materials, including the reference letters. Progressive policies are in place to assist faculty members to achieve a work-life balance. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications, as stated above, MUST include one of the following statements in their application package: “I am/am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.” Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Contact information

Dr. Bruce Milliken

Search Committee Co-chair

millike@mcmaster.ca

Assistant Professor – University of Western Ontario

The Department of Psychology at Western University invites applications from exceptional researchers to fill a tenure-stream academic position in the area of Animal Cognition & Behaviour. This hire is part of an ongoing intensive recruitment effort and period of renewal within the department. The position is probationary (tenure-track), at the rank of Assistant Professor. Western Psychology values diversity and is committed to equity and inclusion. The successful applicant must have a demonstrated capacity to substantively contribute to an inclusive and diverse academic community. We encourage applications from all qualified persons. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We seek to hire a faculty member who will establish a rigorous research program that will help define the future of research in Animal Cognition & Behaviour. The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills and demonstrate potential to work collegially and collaboratively in a broad psychology department with diverse student body. The successful candidate will contribute broadly to the research and teaching missions of our comprehensive psychology department, with a demonstrable commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. While we encourage applications from those who integrate methods from adjacent fields like behavioural neuroscience, the successful applicant must have expertise in, and focus on, the use of behavioural approaches to the study of cognitive functions such as sensory perception, learning and memory, spatial cognition, communication, decision making, or time and/or numeracy judgement. Although opportunities exist to collaborate with researchers using non-human primates, the successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in the Department of Psychology animal facilities that are designed to support research using rodent, feline, and avian species. These facilities have equipment and spaces designed to facilitate the integration of a wide range of behavioural assays with measures of underlying neural activity. The successful applicant’s research program must be compatible with this infrastructure.

Western’s Department of Psychology is consistently ranked as one of the top psychology departments in Canada and internationally. We are a research-intensive department with a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education, and we have outstanding research facilities. We invite you to visit our website: www.psychology.uwo.ca. The university campus is in London, Ontario, a thriving city of 400,000 people located midway between Toronto and Detroit. With parks, river valleys, tree-lined streets, and bicycle paths, London is known as the “Forest City” and boasts galleries, theatre, music and sporting events, and many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be recognized for research excellence. The successful candidate must have demonstrated an outstanding record of publishing rigorous and high quality research, evidence of potential to obtain external research funding, and clear potential for excellence in supervision of undergraduate and/or graduate students.

With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses.

 

Applicants are invited to submit the following via email:

  1. letter of interest
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement that describes the applicant’s experiences with EDI and how their EDI-related values inform their research, teaching, mentorship, and service
  4. statement of research interests
  5. statement of teaching philosophy
  6. three publications
  7. names and contact information for three references
  8. completed Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form (https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf)

 

The above materials should be emailed as individual PDF attachments, in confidence to:

Professor Scott MacDougall-Shackleton

Chair, Department of Psychology

psychology-recruitment@uwo.ca

 

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2022.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

 

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Kimberley Baxter at kbaxter7@uwo.ca or 519-661-2065.

Contact information: Professor Scott MacDougall-Shackleton

Chair, Department of Psychology

psychology-recruitment@uwo.ca

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Posting end date: 2021/09/30

Academic Neuro-Oncologist – McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences

Academic Neuro-Oncologist

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences invite applicants for an Academic Physician to join the Division of Neurology. This is a full-time faculty position for a period of three years (renewable).  Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Applicants will have completed training in neurology and specialty training in neuro-oncology. A combination of clinical, research and educational activities will be undertaken.  Clinical activities will include neuro-oncology clinics, neuro-oncology consultation with a multidisciplinary regional oncology team, administration and monitoring of chemotherapy, neuro-oncology program development, participation in neuro-oncology clinical trials, and general neurology clinical activities. The successful candidate will be a full-time member of the Division of Neurology and will be expected to contribute to the academic mission of the Faculty and Division.  The successful candidate should also have interest in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching in general neurology and neuro-oncologic disorders.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.

Please apply online to job opening 37302 via the McMaster Academic Careers website (http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/) directing your application to:

Dr. W. J. Oczkowski, MD FRCPC, Professor and Academic Head Division of Neurology

McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences

237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2
Email:  oczkowsk@mcmaster.ca
Interested applicants must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, description of training and research experience as well as the names and addresses of three professional referees.

All qualified applicants are encouraged apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

“Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or

“No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.”

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey – Statement of Collection for additional information.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:

Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or

Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or

School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679

to communicate accommodation needs.

 

Neurologists & Locum Neurologists – Windsor Regional Hospital

Our client, Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH), is a multi-faceted health services organization operating from two main sites, the Metropolitan Campus and the Ouellette Campus. With 500 beds and an operating budget of over half a billion dollars, WRH is the regional provider of advanced care in areas that include complex trauma, renal dialysis, cardiac care, stroke and neurosurgery, intensive care, acute mental health, family birthing centre, neonatal intensive care, paediatric services, and regional cancer services. WRH provides a broad range of medical and surgical services required to support these specialized areas for more than 400,000 people in Windsor and Essex County. Windsor Regional Hospital is seeking: Neurologists & Locum Neurologists

With increasing volumes, program development, and growing demands for service, WRH is seeking top tier Neurologists to join their team to contribute to service delivery excellence in the Neuro-Interventional Program. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an innovative, collegial, and mutually respectful team to contribute to neurology service delivery excellence.

There is a need to expand the group of neurologists which would include general neurologists who have interest in supporting inpatient endeavors. Full time, part time, and locum opportunities are available. WRH is also interested in recruiting subspecialty neurologists to bring unique skills to the group and community.

As a designated Enhanced District Stroke Centre, Windsor Regional Hospital provides specialized services for stroke and TIA patients offering timely hyper-acute treatments like tPA and endovascular therapy (Thrombectomy and Coiling), as well as neurosurgical services. The hospital has neurologists, neurosurgeons, and interventional radiologists on staff providing expert care for stroke patients. Following intervention and post procedure recovery and stabilization in the ICU, patients are transferred to the Acute Stroke Unit, a designated 16-bed unit dedicated to the care of Stroke patients. Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for Windsor-Essex are offered locally through Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare. Outpatient Rehab options direct from hospital also includes the Intensive Hospital to Home Rehab program and E-Rehab services provided through the Erie St. Clair LHIN.

Physicians at WRH have the opportunity to educate and mentor residents from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, with professional staff members eligible to hold a University appointment.

Candidates must be certified, or eligible for certification, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Neurology and hold, or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Offering great flexibility and work/life balance, these positions include an attractive compensation and relocation incentive package.

The Windsor-Essex area is ecologically rich with extensive parkland combined with a southwest location that extends warm weather activities such a golfing, gardening, and water sports. Windsor offers the unique opportunities of a larger metropolitan area and the benefits of a smaller community. Living directly across the border from Detroit, Michigan places you on a cosmopolitan stage where arts, culture, big league sports, and entertainment are just moments away. Best of all, you can enjoy access to all of these big-city advantages while living in the tranquility and beauty of the Windsor region.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:

Robb Callaghan, E-mail: rcallaghan@medfall.com Tel: 289-238-9079

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Academic Neurologist – Niagara Campus

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and Niagara Health invite applications for a full-time Academic Neurologist.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated physician with a passion for providing the highest quality care to join the department. Based primarily at the Niagara District Stroke Centre at the Greater Niagara General Site, the program works closely with our healthcare partners to provide the best in stroke care to the residents of Niagara. The Division also provides consultative services in General Neurology to diverse clinical programs across our three acute care sites. We seek a neurologist with training and expertise in EMG to assist in developing this service. The successful candidate may be a Clinician Educator or Research Educator and should be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.

The transformation of healthcare service delivery across Niagara continues with planning underway to build an additional ultramodern hospital in South Niagara Falls to provide accessible and quality healthcare to residents of the Southern Region. Niagara Health is positioned, by virtue of its geography and regionally distributed resources, to exemplify the best of regional capacity with local service delivery. Strong academic partnerships are a priority for the NHS as the organization builds on a robust relationship with McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.  To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirement the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applicants must include one of the following statements:

 

“Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or

“No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”

 

Please apply online via the McMaster Academic Careers website to

Job Opening 39133 (http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/) directing your application to:

Lorrie Reurink, Manager, Human Resources and Faculty Recruitment

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration, and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey – Statement of Collection for additional information.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:

Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or

Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or

School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679

to communicate accommodation needs

Posted on 2021-07-07 – posting end date 2021-08-08

Contact informationLorrie Reurink
Manager, Human Resources and Faculty Recruitment
Department of Medicine, McMaster University
reurink@mcmaster.ca

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) – Basic Scientist: spinal cord injury recovery and regeneration – ICORD – Dept. Cellular & Physiological Sciences – UBC

The Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences and The International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD) at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track).

ICORD is partnering with the UBC Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences to seek an outstanding basic science researcher with a focus on spinal cord injury (SCI) and the recovery and regeneration of the injured spinal cord.

ICORD (www.icord.org) is an internationally renowned interdisciplinary research group with 45 principal investigators collaborating on its vision to make SCI preventable, livable, and curable. ICORD has its home in a 10,000 m2 state-of-the art research facility on the Vancouver General Hospital campus, shared with our partner the Vancouver Coastal Health’s Brenda and David McLean Integrated Spine Clinic.

The Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences does world-class research aimed at understanding the fundamental workings of cells and organisms in an effort to identify the underlying causes of human diseases. The Department’s research is diverse, with Investigators working in a wide range of the leading invertebrate and vertebrate model systems and using biochemical, molecular genetic, cellular and physiological approaches. The Department has particular strengths in neuroscience, endocrinology, development and cancer. The robust collaborative spirit between the Department’s Investigators drives increasingly multidisciplinary research programs in each laboratory. This includes the incorporation of the latest technologies in molecular biology, genetics, next-generation genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, and genetically-engineered animal models to complement our expertise in cell biological and physiology. Faculty members in the Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences (www.cellphys.ubc.ca) are internationally recognized for their strength in neuroscience and in investigating the molecular and cellular processes underlying complex biological systems and human disease. Strong ties to the David Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (https://www.centreforbrainhealth.ca/) and ICORD ensure that the successful applicant will have a rich, collaborative, environment for their research program, offering bench to bedside opportunities.

Reporting to the Department Head, the successful applicant will hold a PhD, MD, or equivalent with postdoctoral research experience in basic SCI research. Candidates will be able to work collaboratively and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to execute a vigorous research program related to neural regeneration, and/or neural repair of the injured spinal cord. Applicants are required to demonstrate a strong record of research productivity, with potential to establish a successful research program. The successful applicant will also have demonstrated or show potential for excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching as well as supervision of students and trainees at all levels, and will be expected to participate actively in departmental and faculty endeavours. The incumbent will also show demonstrated ability in scholarly activity and will be expected to provide service to the University and the broader academic and professional community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A letter of application, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, research vision, and the names and contact information for at least four references (one of which should be arm’s length) should be directed by email to the address below by August 31, 2021:

Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff, c/o Ms. Cheryl Niamath

ICORD – Blusson Spinal Cord Centre

818 West 10th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V5Z1M9

admin@icord.org

 

Review of the applications will begin in September 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Anticipated start date of this position:

July 1, 2022

Contact information

Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff, c/o Ms. Cheryl Niamath

ICORD – Blusson Spinal Cord Centre

818 West 10th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V5Z1M9

admin@icord.org

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Posting end date

2021/10/31

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Computational Cognition – University of Manitoba

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Science
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Computational Cognition
Position #30384

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for one or more full-time tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level, commencing July 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. The Department seeks an emerging scholar with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Exceptional candidates at any level will also be considered. Candidates will complement or extend the Faculty’s strengths in machine learning, artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, cognitive science, neuroscience and related areas. Outstanding candidates in any area of Computer Science will be considered. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and preferably post-doctoral experience or other distinguishing attributes in Computer Science or a related field. Duties will include undergraduate teaching in Computer Science, graduate teaching and supervision, research, including the establishment of an externally funded research program, and service-related activities. The successful candidate will have a track record of high quality scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications; will either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish, an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program; will have demonstrated strength in or strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions; and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To enrich our Department and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite application from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons, and those committed to a diverse environment.

The Department currently has 22 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and 9 Instructors, and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Computer Science. Further information about the Department can be obtained from . Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. Learn more about Winnipeg at .

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

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Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three page research plan and contact information for three references should be sent to (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 30384 in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Chair at . The closing date for receipt of applications is August 25, 2021.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

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2021/07/27

Three Tenure-Track Positions in the Biomedical and Molecular Sciences – Queen’s University

Queen's University logoThe Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for three Tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. These coordinated hires are aimed at fostering research capacity in current and/or emerging areas of excellence in the Department, including neuroscience, cancer, and cardiovascular research.  Accordingly, the research strengths of the preferred candidates need to broadly complement at least one of the existing fields of research priority within the faculty, which include: (i) Neuroscience, (ii) Cancer (iii) Translational Medicine, and(iv) Data and Computational Sciences. The preferred candidates will have excellent track records of discovery and innovative research and demonstrate a high potential to establish externally funded research programs. Evidence that the candidates will develop research programs with diversity and equity in mind will also be considered in this process.

This search is oriented toward Tenure-track appointments with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2021. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree and appropriate post-doctoral training at the start date of the appointment. As part of the submitted application, each successful candidate will: (i) provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer-assessed publications and an externally-funded world-class research program; and (ii) demonstrate strong potential to make outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Department’s programs. Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will make contributions through service to the Department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out research at Queen’s University. Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life insurance and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program. The successful candidates will also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses and dependent children.  Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ‘top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible employees on maternity/parental leave.  In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare. Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources (Queen’s Human Resources).

Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website. The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario. Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, recreational, and creative opportunities. Visit Inclusive Queen’s (https://www.queensu.ca/inclusive/content/home) for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

A complete application package consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph)
  • a current curriculum vitae (including a comprehensive list of publications, awards, and grants received)
  • a statement of current and prospective research interests and experience; including how this research would align with ongoing research at Queen’s University
  • a statement of teaching experience and interests together with a teaching portfolio (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available)
  • a plan for equity, diversity and inclusion in their research program
  • the names and contact information of a minimum of three referees

 

Review of applications will begin April 30, 2021.  Applications will continue to be reviewed until suitable candidates are found. Applicants are asked to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to the attention of Dr. Lynne-Marie Postovit, Professor and Head, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6. Please email to the attention of Ms. Jackie Moore in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at dbmsrecruit@queensu.ca.

The University will provide support in its recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Jackie Moore in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at dbmsrecruit@queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://qufa.ca.

Posting end date: 2021-06-15

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