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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