Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences

Employer
Division of BioMedical Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Location
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
Salary
n/a
Posted
October 17 2019
Ref
Reference F03339-2019-27
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences

F03339-2019-27

Applications are invited for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active, independent and externally-funded research program in an area of immunology or virology. Applicants are required to have a PhD or MD, postdoctoral research experience, the capacity for and a commitment to excellence in research. Furthermore, the successful applicant is expected to contribute to the medical education curriculum, undergraduate and graduate teaching. Evidence of teaching competence in immunology or virology would be desirable.

Existing strengths within the Division include research in cardiovascular science, cancer and development, immunology and infectious diseases, and neuroscience. The Immunology & Infectious Diseases Program is active in adaptive and innate immunity, virology and viral pathogenesis, as well as tumor immunology and oncolytic viruses. The BioMedical Sciences Division, the Faculty of Medicine and Memorial University offer an attractive research environment, with core scientific services and recently updated facilities including animal care, a fluorescence-activated cell sorting facility, and state-of-the-art technologies in microscopy. Large computational capacity is also available supported by the Atlantic Computing Excellence network (ACEnet).  Collaborative opportunities exist with clinical researchers in Medicine and research groups in the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Computer Sciences 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.ca/biomed, and www.mun.ca.

Applications should be addressed to: Dr. Michael Grant, Office of the Associate Dean, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 3V6. Email: bms201927@mun.ca.

The application package should be submitted as one PDF file and should include curriculum vitae, names and contact details of three referees, and a letter of application outlining research and teaching interests. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is November 15th, 2019.

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

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