Tenure track faculty position: Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences – Neuroscience – Memorial University

Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences – Neuroscience

REFERENCE: F03336-2021-19

Applications are invited for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Neuroscience in the Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Applications related to any neuroscience subspecialty are welcome.

Applicants are required to have a PhD (or equivalent) and an excellent track record of postdoctoral research experience with a strong publication record within the neuroscience field. The ideal candidate will establish an independent and externally funded innovative research program that complements and expands upon the strengths of the existing neuroscience group within the Division. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to medical education and undergraduate and graduate training programs.

The Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University houses five disciplines in neuroscience, cardiovascular and renal science, cancer and development, immunology and infectious diseases, and human genetics. Members are offered an attractive research environment with access to a new animal resource center and core facilities that include state-of-the-art flow cytometry, cellular bioanalysis, multiphoton, confocal and super-resolution imaging, and electron microscopy. High level computational biology infrastructure supported by ACEnet is also available. Multidisciplinary research opportunities exist within the Division and with clinical disciplines at the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculties of Science, Engineering, and the Ocean Sciences Centre.

Additional information regarding the Faculty of Medicine, the Division of BioMedical Sciences and Memorial University of Newfoundland may be found at www.med.mun.ca, www.med.mun/biomed, www.mun.ca.
The application package should be submitted in one pdf file including a curriculum vitae, names and contact details of three referees and a letter of application outlining research and teaching interests. Applications should be addressed under reference number F03336-2021-19 to:

Dr. Michael Grant, Associate Dean of BioMedical Sciences
Division of BioMedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3V6

Electronic submissions via email: bms202119@mun.ca are preferred.

The closing date for receipt of applications is January 31, 2022.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact equity@mun.ca. We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu and Inuit of the Province.

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