Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
- University of Alberta
- E11 1RB
- See job description.
- Closing date
- Mar 30, 2023
- Life Sciences, Neuroscience
- Position Type
- Full Time
- Job Type
- Organization Type
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) with a focus on the impact of genetic variation on, and the application of pharmacogenomics to the treatment of neurological disorders
University of Alberta
Competition No. - A100149534
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is looking for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) with a focus on the impact of genetic variation on, and the application of pharmacogenomics to, the treatment of neurological disorders.
The Department of Pharmacology in conjunction with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor with a focus on the impact of genetic variation on, and the application of pharmacogenomics to, the treatment of neurological disorders.
The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an independent research program in discovery and/or applied pharmacogenomics research with an emphasis on neurological conditions. The individual will also contribute to the Department's teaching and research supervision of undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate learners.
We are seeking applications from individuals with;
Strategic partnerships to support this position have been arranged with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii), Department of Psychiatry, the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute, and EPICORE Centre, Department of Medicine.
The University recognizes that career paths can be varied and may include career interruptions. We encourage, but do not require, candidates to provide any relevant information to facilitate a fair assessment of academic record and productivity.
The Department of Pharmacology is a research-intensive department focused on drug-receptor interactions and their downstream signalling effects, and the application of this knowledge to individuals and populations. Our primary strengths are in the areas of cancer drug transporters, neurosciences, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. We are also committed to excellence and innovation in pharmacology education and have strong, and growing, undergraduate and graduate programs.
The FoMD is comprised of 21 departments, 7 Research Institutes, and 6 Core facilities. Core facilities provide state-of-the-art research infrastructure and expertise, including world-class Flow Cytometry and Cell Imaging Cores (https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/research/corefacilities/index.html). The department is the home of proteomic infrastructure and expertise (https://apm.biochem.ualberta.ca/Contact.html) with an ongoing history of excellence in structural biology.
The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is non-profit organization that supports world-leading research in artificial intelligence and machine learning and translates scientific advancement into industry adoption. Amii is one of 3 centres of excellence in the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy.
Working for the University of Alberta
The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Metis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.
The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, more than 300,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for over a decade.
Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people-from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.
How to Apply
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To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance number, please indicate this in your application.
The position will remain open until filled but review of the applications will begin April 11, 2023.
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.
To apply, please visit: https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A100149534/
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.
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