Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Pharmacology
Competition No. A104430204
Posted: August 24, 2016
Closing Date: Will remain
open until filled
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the
University of Alberta, invites applications for an Assistant Professor
(contingent tenure-track) position in an area of research congruent with the
Vision of theDepartment as a leader in pharmacology research and teaching.
Department of Pharmacology at the University of Alberta has strengths in
neuropharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, molecular pharmacology, and
pharmacology of metabolic disorders. It has well-established undergraduate and
graduate degree programs and access to extensive state-of-the-art core
facilities within the Faculty of Medicine &Dentistry. As part of an
integrated health campus, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry also offers
excellent translational research opportunities. Further information about the
Department is available at http://www.pmcol.ualberta.ca/
successful candidate is expected to establish an innovative research program in
an area of pharmacology that is compatible with existing strengths. The
successful candidate is also expected to teach pharmacology at the graduate and
undergraduate levels, actively recruit and supervise graduate students, and
develop collaborations with fellow researchers throughout Canada and abroad.
Applicants are required to have a BSc and/or PhD (or equivalent) degree in
pharmacology, and have undertaken a minimum of two years post-doctoral
training. Applicants should also provide clear evidence for their ability to
develop their own research program and have an excellent publication record.
University of Alberta is one of the largest universities in Canada with a
student enrollment in excess of 39,000 (including about 7,500 graduate
students) across 18 different Faculties. The main North Campus, where
theDepartment of Pharmacology is situated, overlooks the North Saskatchewan
River valley and downtown Edmonton. Edmonton
is a vibrant capital city of 1 million residents with a lively arts and music
scene, excellent recreational opportunities and proximity to National Parks and
the Rocky Mountains.
applicants are invited to send their curriculum vitae, a brief (1-2 page) five
year research plan, a record of teaching excellence, three papers that best
exemplify their research interests, and the names and contact information of
James R Hammond
Department of Pharmacology
9-70 Medical Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H7
Or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
of applications will commence September 15, 2016 and will continue until the
position is filled.
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.
University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the
principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage
applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with
disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.
Job posting on The University of Alberta Career Page