Professor in Neuropsychology – Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University invites applications for a full-time, permanent faculty position as a Neuropsychology Professor.

We seek applicants who share our passion for high-quality undergraduate education and can skillfully infuse their teaching with their scholarly work. As an open-access institution, VIU welcomes a wide range of students, many of whom are first-generation learners in a post-secondary environment. We offer both a BSc and BA Psychology degree option. Course descriptions and more information about the Psychology Department can be found on the BA (https://www.viu.ca/programs/arts-humanities-social-sciences/psychology-ba) and BSc (https://www.viu.ca/programs/science-and-technology/psychology-bsc) calendar pages.

The successful candidate for this faculty position will mentor students in research and scholarly activity as well as remaining responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles. In addition, you are skilled in fostering a climate of inclusion and effective support for student success.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or equivalent in neuropsychology or clinical neuropsychology from an APA or CPA-accredited institution.

  • Experience in successfully teaching courses in neuropsychology or clinical neuropsychology.
  • An established research program that complements the interests and expertise of current faculty.
  • Active ongoing participation in professional development activities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with technology relevant to the position.
  • Ability to meet the needs of a diverse student population.

 

To Apply:

VIU is proud to have been awarded the BC’s Top Employer award for the last four years from the Top Employers program. If this is the next step in your professional career, please submit your application for this role online by February 21/24. (application url: https://careers.viu.ca/vacancy/professor-psychology-366377.html) All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We offer a supportive campus community focused on leading-edge programs, high-quality teaching, and life-enriching and career-building experiences for our students. You will have the opportunity to work with colleagues who demonstrate personal connection and kindness in an environment where employee learning, development, and wellness are valued. All while you enjoy the pace and quality of life on our beautiful West Coast campuses.

VIU is pleased to offer employees a comprehensive benefit plan; ample paid holiday time; professional development opportunities and a desirable pension plan that takes the worry out of retirement.

The VIU community acknowledges and thanks the Snuneymuxw, Quw’utsun, Tla’amin, Snaw-naw-as and Qualicum First Nation on whose traditional lands we teach, learn, research, live and share knowledge.

To Apply:

VIU is proud to have been awarded the BC’s Top Employer award for the last four years from the Top Employers program. If this is the next step in your professional career, please submit your application for this role online by February 21/24. (application url: https://careers.viu.ca/vacancy/professor-psychology-366377.html) All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Professeure régulière ou professeur régulier – Département de biologie médicale (Biologie Cellulaire) – Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Affichage du 24 novembre 2023 au 12 janvier 2024

Discipline : Biologie Cellulaire

Fonctions : l’enseignement, la recherche, le service à la collectivité et la direction pédagogique

Exigence :

Être titulaire d’un doctorat (Ph. D.) ou diplôme équivalent en sciences biomédicales ou disciplines connexes et posséder au moins deux années d’expérience postdoctorale en biologie cellulaire et moléculaire.

Expérience :

La personne candidate devra:

  • Posséder une excellente aptitude à offrir un enseignement universitaire de grande qualité aux trois cycles.
  • Démontrer une grande capacité d’encadrement en recherche de stagiaires et d’étudiants à tous les cycles d’études.
  • Détenir un dossier de recherche hautement compétitif à l’échelle internationale.
  • Montrer de fortes aptitudes à développer un programme de recherche fort et d’en assurer son financement.
  • Maîtriser des techniques modernes en biologie cellulaire et moléculaire, complémentaires avec les ressources du Groupe de recherche en signalisation cellulaire (GRSC) de l’UQTR, qui comprend les créneaux de recherche diversifiés et complémentaires relatifs au métabolisme, à l’immunologie, aux cellules souches, à la reproduction, à l’oncologie et à la plasticité du système nerveux.
  • Établir des collaborations dynamiques à l’international, ainsi qu’au niveau national et régional, avec les professeur(e)s du département et les autres collègues oeuvrant dans les domaines connexes à l’UQTR.
  • Contribuer aux activités de l’institution et démontrer une forte capacité à faire rayonner l’UQTR à l’international.

Autres:

Documents à joindre:

  • Une lettre d’intérêt expliquant ses objectifs d’enseignement et de recherche;
  • La personne candidate peut déposer, si elle le souhaite, une lettre supplémentaire pour décrire des situations exceptionnelles à considérer dans l’analyse de leur candidature;
  • Un minimum de trois articles (soumis ou publiés).

Notes :

Une connaissance suffisante de la langue française ou être déterminé à l’apprendre une fois en poste. L’UQTR offre un soutien à l’apprentissage de la langue française;

Toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à postuler. Veuillez noter que, conformément aux exigences de l’immigration canadienne, la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux personnes détenant la citoyenneté canadienne ainsi que le statut de résident permanent;
Le poste et l’embauche sont sous réserve de l’approbation des instances.

Date d’entrée en fonction : 1er juin 2024 ou date à convenir avec l’Université

Traitement : selon la convention collective des professeurs et professeures

Toute candidature sera traitée confidentiellement.

Veuillez faire parvenir votre candidature avant 17 h, le 12 janvier 2024. Seules les candidatures soumises sur le site des offres d’emploi de l’UQTR seront considérées.​​​​​​​

L’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières est engagée dans une démarche menant vers une université pleinement équitable, diversifiée et inclusive (ÉDI). En ce sens, elle porte un regard sur ses pratiques et souhaite être un acteur engagé dans son milieu et au sein de la société. Elle valorise la diversité au sein de son personnel et reconnaît le caractère pluriel des identités. Elle encourage particulièrement les femmes, les personnes autochtones, les membres de minorités visibles ou ethniques, les personnes ayant des limitations ainsi que les personnes issues des communautés LGBTQ+ à soumettre leur candidature. Conformément à la Loi, l’Université souscrit au programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi. Sur demande, le processus de recrutement peut être adapté selon les besoins des personnes vivant avec des limitations. Le respect de la confidentialité des informations est pris au sérieux.

Contact 

https://atlas.workland.com/work/32046/professeure-reguliere-ou-professeur-regulier-departement-de-biologie-medicale-biologie-cellulaire-campus-de-trois-rivieres-e9270

Dir.Dep.Biomed@uqtr.ca

 

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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

Email: appadmin@usask.ca

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.

Contact information

appadmin@usask.ca

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Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Assistant Professor – University of Manitoba

Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba
Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Assistant Professor – Position #34426

The Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time Probationary (Tenure-track) Assistant Professor in the area of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2024, and the appointment has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024, or soon thereafter. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

We seek a colleague with an active and promising program of research in any area of Brain and Cognitive Sciences (excluding nonhuman animal research) with preference for candidates whose research program will augment the department’s existing technological and methodological diversity.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally competitive research program, attract external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and contribute to departmental and wider university service. Alternative delivery modes of teaching (e.g., online instruction) may be available. These duties are normally allocated as 40% research, 40% teaching, and 20% service. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours or 4 courses per year (reduced to 9 credit hours/3 courses for new faculty in the first 2 years). Faculty members who play a lead role, usually as Principal Investigator, in a major, multi-year research project funded by SSHRC, NSERC, or CIHR and administered by the University of Manitoba will normally receive a release of 3 credit hours of teaching for each year of the grant.

Qualifications
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral or equivalent experience. The successful candidate will have demonstrated evidence of research excellence including a track record of peer-reviewed publications and a record of presentations at national and international conferences, demonstrated evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, and the potential to attract external grant funding.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion, and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion, and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual, and other diverse sexual identities). 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.

Additional Information:
The University of Manitoba is one of Manitoba’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.

The City of Winnipeg, located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community, and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries, and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. More information about the university, department, city, and province can be found at the links below.

Application Information

Applications for this position must include a letter of application, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, copies of up to three recent publications, and contact information for three references. Research and teaching statements may be included in the letter of application or presented separately. Electronic applications (preferred) should be emailed to the Department Head (Dr. Melanie Soderstrom) c/o Jamie McMillan jamie.mcmillan@umanitoba.ca.

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 31, 2024.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Province of Manitoba). Please note that application materials will be provided to participating members of the search process.
Contact information:

Dr. Melanie Soderstrom, Dept Head, c/o Jamie McMillan (jamie.mcmillan @ umanitoba.ca)

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Neuroscience and Mental health – Assistant Professor – CERVO Brain Research Centre, Université Laval

The CERVO Brain Research Centre (cervo.ulaval.ca), affiliated with Université Laval, is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor position that could begin as early as July 2024. This recruitment is made possible by the remarkable growth of the Research Centre in recent years and several major initiatives funded by the Canadian and Quebec governments. The selected candidate will be presented to join Université Laval through its internal competitions.

CERVO hosts more than 80 principal investigators and a total of 550 graduate students, post-docs, and staff scientists. The Centre is devoted exclusively to the study of neurosciences, mental health, and addiction. Its mission is to advance knowledge about the causes and treatments of neurological and psychiatric illnesses by developing new technologies and methodologies to unravel the mysteries of the brain and by continuously linking basic and clinical research. This is pursued by multidisciplinary approaches and the centre’s strong expertise in Cellular and Molecular Neurosciences, Systems Neurosciences, Clinical and Cognitive Neurosciences, Psychiatry, Neurophotonics, Optics/Photonics, Mathematics, and Artificial Intelligence. Emphasis is put on collaborative research across these disciplines.

Applicants must have a PhD or MD/PhD and a post-doctoral training, with an excellent record of research productivity. The successful candidates will have demonstrated ability or outstanding potential to develop an internationally recognized research program in the Neurosciences and Mental Health, together with the capacity of securing competitive research grants. Teaching interests will be an asset. The recruited candidates will be expected to supervise graduate students.

Université Laval, located in Québec City, is one of Canada’s leading universities and the oldest French-speaking institution in North America; applicants will be expected to develop language skills in French, mainly for teaching purposes. By choosing the CERVO Brain Research Centre and Université Laval, you could benefit from several measures to facilitate the relocation and integration of you and your family, such as orientation for new professors and peer mentoring, free French lessons, support for settling in Quebec City (including networking and advice on housing and school/daycare needs), and job search assistance for your spouse/partner. Non-Canadian candidates also receive full support and legal advice for immigration procedures.

The CERVO Brain Research Centre supports the principle that excellence and equity are compatible and complementary. We have an active Equity-Diversity-Inclusion committee. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized and visible minority individuals, women, First Peoples in Canada (Indigenous) persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, 2SLGBTQI+ individuals, as well as all qualified individuals with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse research topics and communities.

Applications in a single pdf file should include: A cover letter outlining specific interests in the position, a scientific CV, a 3-page research program outlining the short and long-term goals. Applications must be sent electronically to recruitment@CERVO.ulaval.ca. Three letters of reference should also be sent directly by mentors of the candidate at the same email address. Screening of applications will begin by December 4, 2023. Selected applicants will be contacted for a pre-interview online, starting in January 2024. 

IBRO Rising Star Award

The IBRO Rising Stars Awards aim to increase the successful transition and retention of diverse, early-career neuroscientists into academic positions by providing funds to make a significant difference in their research endeavors.

The award supports the research needs of early career faculty from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds (racial/ethnic minorities, sexual orientation, disability, etc) and early career faculty who do not have substantial start-up funds or grant support from other agencies.

Website and application link:

Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology

https://www.uoguelph.ca/facultyjobs/postings/ad23-41.shtml

Faculty Positions
Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology
College: College of Biological Science
Department: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Date Posted: July 13, 2023
Deadline: September 14, 2023
Please reference AD #23-41

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Guelph invites applications from Black scholars for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking outstanding candidates whose research interests will complement existing strengths in the Department. The successful applicant is expected to establish an innovative and sustainable research program that will integrate with and expand the Department’s research strengths and offer new avenues for collaboration. We are particularly interested in candidates with research expertise in the following areas, especially those that bridge more than one:

  • Biochemistry and biochemical approaches, including enzymology, structural biology, membrane and nucleic acid biochemistry, enzymology, biophysics or other methods.
  • Molecular and cellular biology, including signal transduction, membrane-less organelles, or RNA biology using research models that include invertebrates, vertebrates, immortalized cell lines, or patient-derived stem cells focusing on biomedical applications.
  • Microbiology, immunology and virology, including host-pathogen interactions, immune response mechanisms, microbiome analysis, antimicrobial resistance and vaccine development for viral, fungal and bacterial pathogens.
  • Plant biology, synthetic biology and biotechnology, including engineering of metabolic pathways, genomics and computational biology, genetic circuit design, and plant/microbial interactions to enhance plant productivity.
  • Genetics, including epigenetic mechanisms, genomics and bioinformatics, molecular genetics, g ene regulation, and genetic diseases in plants, animals, and microbial systems.
  • Neuroscience, including neurobiology, neurophysiology, neurodevelopment, synaptic plasticity, neuroimmunology, and the study of brain disorders using cellular and animal models.

Qualifications include a Ph.D., a preferred minimum of three years of relevant postdoctoral experience, a proven record of research excellence evident in high-quality publications and demonstrated potential to establish a competitive independent research program and secure external research funding. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, multidisciplinary, research-intensive department with 40 faculty members who study diverse biological systems at levels from molecules to cells that include Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, and Neuroscience and contributes to programs in Biological Science, Biomedical Science, and Plant Science. Faculty within the College of Biological Science are members of the Advanced Analysis Centre, which houses state-of-the-art equipment that include facilities for solution- and solid-state NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, electron and confocal microscopy, and genomics. Graduate student training activities are focused on M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and faculty members also participate in programs such as Biotechnology, Biophysics, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, Plant Science, and Toxicology.

Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to effective and innovative teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will teach courses or parts of courses in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion (https://uoguel.ph/ox2p9), critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating a modern academic community. The willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and mentor students from various disciplines, cultures, and educational backgrounds is essential. The Department is a collegial, inclusive, and welcoming environment that values diversity and wellness among our members as key ingredients in our collective success. Therefore, the University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including groups traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to the further diver sification of our Institution.

This tenure-track faculty position is part of the University of Guelph’s Black and Indigenous Hiring Initiative. Launched in June 2022, the Black and Indigenous Hiring Initiative (BIHI) calls for hiring fifteen or more Black and Indigenous faculty and four or more Black and Indigenous professional staff across the University of Guelph during the next three years. The faculty and staff positions will be filled in areas that support the advancement of Black and Indigenous academic excellence and the University of Guelph’s commitments to inclusion, anti-racism, indigenization and decolonization.

The University of Guelph and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology seek qualified individuals who identify as persons of Black African or Caribbean descent. Applicants will be asked to self-identify through the Applicant Tracking Questionnaire (ATQ) facilitated by Diversity and Human Rights. We acknowledge the burden often placed on Black and Indigenous faculty regarding Indigenization, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in workplaces and the challenges inherent to engaging in work that runs counter to entrenched paradigms. We also acknowledge how holding non-traditional research programs, conducting community-engaged research, holding traditional knowledge, community relationships, etc., can adversely impact researchers with respect to conventional measures of academic excellence.

The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our university community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on September 14, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit the following materials as a single PDF file: (1) a cover letter indicating area(s) of research focus; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) an overview of the proposed research program (max. 1500 words; see below for additional details); (4) a teaching statement (max. 500 words); (5) a separate statement describing the strategies you will use to promote inclusion and support a diverse community in your research lab and classrooms (max. 500 words); and (6) contact information of three references.

Applications should be sent by email to the attention of:

Dr. Cezar Khursigara

Professor and Department Chair

Molecular and Cellular Biology

College of Biological Science

University of Guelph

Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

Email:mcbchair@uoguelph.ca

The overview of the proposed research statement should be a maximum length of two pages. This statement should:

  • Detail the candidate’s specific area of expertise, describing their contributions to the field.
  • Please provide a detailed plan of their future independent research program and how this program might be leveraged to obtain extramural funding.
  • Indicate how the candidate’s research program will synergize with the Department’s research environment.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion (https://uoguel.ph/ox2p9) is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.

 

Earl Russell Chair in Pain Management – Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

Position Profile:

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, is inviting applications for the position of Earl Russell Chair in Pain Management. The successful candidate will take a leadership role as the Earl Russell Chair in Pain Management through their research program. Applicants should have: 1) familiarity with, and deep commitment to the treatment of pain 2) experience and expertise in working in an interdisciplinary setting 3) leadership skills and experience in creating an effective team to study pain, 4) well developed teaching and interpersonal skills, and 5) an accomplished research track-record in pain. The successful candidate will be appointed in the department that most appropriately fits their expertise with a potential cross appointment in a relevant basic science department.

Academic and Clinical Expectations:

The candidate will have protected research time within the appointed department. Clinicians who have a devoted research commitment to studying pain, and fellowship training or clinical experience with treating pain patients, are encouraged to apply. Clinical duties and expectations to be determined by the clinical academic department.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have an MD or equivalent degree and will hold or be appointed at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with continuing (Clinical Academic) appointment, depending on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have completed a residency from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and fellowship training in a field related to pain medicine. The candidate should have or be eligible for registration by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and should have or be eligible to attain active hospital privileges at London Health Sciences Centre and/or St. Joseph’s Health Care London.

Compensation Details:

The Chair appointment is for a five-year period, with the possibility of renewal for one additional term pending review recommendation. Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience and will be composed primarily of the following sources: fee for service, alternative funding plan and academic support.

The City:

London, Ontario is Canada’s 10th largest city with a population of 400,000, a catchment area of 2.4 million, and is situated in southwestern Ontario between Toronto and Detroit. The region has a strong economy and excellent primary and secondary school systems for residents with children. It is a safe and culturally diverse city. With parks, tree-lined streets and bicycle trails, London is known as the “Forest City”. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music, and sporting events. See www.ledc.com/why-london to learn more.

The University:

Western University is a research-intensive university with full-time enrolment of 34,000 students and a full range of academic and professional programs. The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides an outstanding educational experience within a research-intensive environment where tomorrow’s physicians, dentists and health researchers learn to be socially responsible leaders in the advancement of human health. Western has extensive strengths in neuroscience and a thriving graduate program in neuroscience that provided a foundation for the establishment of the Western Institute of Neuroscience in 2022. The successful candidate will have access to research facilities and state-of-the-art instrument cores at Western that have been supported through major recent investments. These facilities and cores include but not limited to, a Biomedical Research Facility for animal housing (opens in 2023), a Neurobehavioral Core, a Western Advanced Microscopy Core, a Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping that includes 3T up to ultra-high field MRI imaging, and a new containment level 3 facility for imaging pathogens for knowledge translation.

St. Joseph’s Health Care hosts a multidisciplinary pain clinic seeing over 1000 new patients each year while a robust functional neurological program is situated at the University hospital. Dedicated clinical services for pain management include a multidisciplinary pain clinic and a functional neurosurgery program which both offer opportunities for patient recruitment to clinical studies.

With roots going back a century and a half, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is one of Canada’s largest research-intensive acute tertiary and quaternary care teaching hospitals. Attracting top clinicians and researchers from around the globe, we excel in specialized care programs and services. As leaders in innovation and health system transformation, we advance health care for patients in Ontario, our nation, and the world.

Contact information

To apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after August 1, 2023, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2024, or as negotiated.

Interested candidates should send a letter of intent that includes

a) an overview of past research and description of proposed research plan,

b) plan to build collaborations, networks, and knowledge translation locally and beyond,

c) history and commitment to mentorship,

d) statement on commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, along with a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees and also complete, sign and include the form at the following link: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf

to:

 

Dale W. Laird, PhD, Assistant Dean, Research Chairs and Awards

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Clinical Skills Building, Western University

London, Ontario CANADA N6A 5C1

E-mail: selection.committee@schulich.uwo.ca

 

Business Addresses:

Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca;

London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road E., London Ontario, N6A 5W9, www.lhsc.on.ca;

St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London Ontario, N6A 4V2, www.sjhc.london.on.ca

 

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 accommodation for interviews or other meetings, please contact the Selection Committee at 519-661-2111 ext. 88141.

Posting end date: 2023/07/31

Assistant Professor (Neurobiology) – University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus

The Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (Neurobiology).

The Department of Biology, in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan campus invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, with specialization in cellular/molecular neurobiology.  This is a tenure-track position and is expected to start on July 1, 2024, or soon thereafter.

We encourage applications from candidates performing fundamental studies of development, neurogenesis, neural circuit biology, plasticity, glia-neuron interactions, and/or molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, neuroimmunology, mood disorders, pain, or the gut-brain axis.  The department will consider a wide range of subfields and study models in molecular and/or cellular neurobiology. Relevant areas of current departmental research include neurotrophin action, neuroimmune mechanisms, neurodegeneration, and neuronal stress using murine and Drosophila models.

The candidate must hold a PhD in biology or a related field, with relevant postdoctoral research expertise in neurobiology and demonstrated potential for excellence in research. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students. Evidence of strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required. Knowledge of best practices in open science is an asset.

As one of the campuses of the University of British Columbia, UBC Okanagan offers a globally recognized degree at a more intimate campus with 9,600 undergraduates and 1,065 graduate students. Biology https://biology.ok.ubc.ca/ is one of four administrative units within the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science. The Biology Department’s 28 faculty are actively engaged in mentoring >900 undergraduate students in five majors (Biology; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Microbiology; Ecology, Evolutionary and Conservation Biology; Zoology), as well as >80 MSc and PhD students. In the past five years, the department has received a total of $15 million in research funding to support >400 different projects.

UBC Okanagan is located in the city of Kelowna, on the traditional and unceded territory of the Syilx people of the Okanagan nation.  Kelowna is connected by direct flights to major Canadian and USA cities and the region is considered one of the most desirable regions to live in Canada. For more information about the Okanagan Campus, see https://ok.ubc.ca. For more information about the Faculty of Science, see https://science.ok.ubc.ca.  Information about the surrounding community can be found at: https://hr.ubc.ca/careers-and-job-postings/relocation-services/relocating-kelowna.

 

How to Apply

Applications are to be submitted online and must include:

  • a cover letter that includes a statement as to whether the candidate is legally entitled to work in Canada
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a two-page statement of research plans, which must: articulate a long-term vision that demonstrates impact in the field and/or on society; outline short-term objectives; and define the methodologies to be employed
  • a one-page statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy
  • a one-page diversity statement (i.e., experience working within a diverse environment and your contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus)
  • the names of three referees who have agreed to submit letters of reference, if requested

 

The deadline for application is September 15, 2023.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

The Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science at UBC Okanagan is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of our community. We ask that all applicants complete a voluntary survey at

( https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7UOT8mt1AI4giZD) that that will help us to assess the effectiveness of our efforts to reach a broad group of potential applicants.

UBC is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive, non-discriminatory and accessible work environment for all members of its workforce. UBC is also committed to ensuring that the application and interview process is accessible to all applicants.  If you require accommodations or have questions about UBC benefits, services or accommodations policies, please contact Jacky Ivans, Relocation and Benefits Associate at jacky.ivans@ubc.ca .

Please direct inquiries to: Ms. Cheryl Craig, Department of Biology e-mail: cheryl.craig@ubc.ca

Posting End Date

September 16, 2023

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the Atlantic Veterinary College and the UPEI Faculty of Medicine invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Comparative Medicine. Appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level.

The successful candidate will hold a cross-appointment between the Faculties of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Primary undergraduate teaching responsibilities will be in the Faculty of Medicine in one of several pre-clinical disciplines based on the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded independent research program, teach graduate courses, and mentor graduate and undergraduate research students in Biomedical Sciences. Members of the Department of Biomedical Sciences conduct basic and applied research particularly in the areas of physiology, microanatomy, pharmacology and toxicology, cell and molecular biology and neuroscience. Biomedical Sciences offers accredited MSc and PhD degree programs and hosts world class laboratory and animal facilities with access to clinical veterinary specialty services.

The new UPEI Faculty of Medicine will house a joint MD degree in partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland with an expected start date of September 2025.

The successful applicant will have a PhD with relevant post-doctoral experience and a significant record of publications in a discipline relevant to departmental strengths. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience and is subject to budgetary approval.

For additional details and application instructions see the attached PDF and/or the UPEI website (www.upei.ca)

Contact information
Dr. Sue Dawson, Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A4P3
Email: sdawson@upei.ca
Phone: 902-566-0808

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