Assistant Professor in Cardiovascular Sciences

Division of BioMedical Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
October 17 2019
Reference F02067-2019-22
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 Assistant Professor in Cardiovascular Sciences

REFERENCE F02067-2019-22

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

All candidates whose training and research interests are strongly focused on cardiac and/or vascular systems are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active and independently funded research program in an area of Cardiovascular Sciences. The program will complement existing Divisional strengths in cardiovascular and renal sciences, cancer and development, immunology and infectious diseases, and/or neurosciences. The successful applicant will contribute to undergraduate and graduate student teaching in the Faculty of Medicine.

Applicants are required to have a PhD (or equivalent) and successful postdoctoral research experience supported by a relevant publication record and should demonstrate their capacity and commitment for excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels

The Division of BioMedical Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine, and Memorial University offer an attractive research environment, with a number of new and recently updated facilities including animal care facility, a fluorescence-activated cell sorting facility, and state-of-the-art technologies in microscopy. In addition to rodent research models, researchers have access to large animal models through a breeding colony of Yucatan swine, modern surgical and monitoring equipment, and full veterinarian support. Large computational capacity is also available through the Atlantic Computing Excellence network (ACEnet).  Collaborative opportunities exist and are encouraged with 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 , , and

The application package should be submitted in one pdf file and include 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 F02067-2019-22, to:  Dr. Michael Grant, Office of the Associate Dean, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6 Canada.  Electronic submissions via email are preferable.


The closing date for receipt of applications is December 1st, 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