Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Therapeutics

McGill University, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Montréal, Quebec
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
September 08 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Position description

McGill University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to be appointed in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Faculty of Medicine.

The successful applicant is expected to develop an independent research program and work in a multidisciplinary research environment. Research interests should complement existing areas within the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics including: (i) translational pharmacology; (ii) quantitative molecular and cellular imaging; (iii) genome editing and (iv) development and applications of new drug delivery systems. For a complete list of research areas, please see:

The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at McGill University is a research-intensive, student-centered unit committed to offering excellent educational opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral fellows. Founded in 1824, the modern Department is engaged in innovative biomedical research. The Department addresses wide-ranging research questions concerning basic biological mechanisms. The classical fields of pharmacodynamics and toxicology are strongly represented; unique strengths include research in the areas of nanomedicine, disease diagnostics, and drug delivery.

McGill University is a leading Canadian university, consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. It is located in downtown Montreal, a lively city with high quality of life and access to arts, culture and sports.

Job Duties

• Develop an independent research program

• Supervise students conducting research

• Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses

• Participate in departmental committees and activities

Qualifications and Education requirements

• PhD or equivalent in the field

• Post-doctoral research experience

• An established track record of research excellence

• Teaching experience an asset


Job Type: Tenure-track

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Posting period: 30 days from the date of posting


Applications must be submitted on-line at:

The following supporting documents are required:

• a cover letter & curriculum vitae (compiled as one pdf document)

• a three page statement outlining research goals and approaches, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and the names, institutions and emails of three references (compiled as one pdf document)

Please reference the source of the ad in your cover letter when applying for, or inquiring about, this job announcement.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

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