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Assistant Professorship - Tenure Track - Faculty of Medicine - University of British Columbia

Posted: February 12, 2017

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of British Columbia invite applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is based in Vancouver, BC.

The incumbent must have a PhD degree, a minimum of 2-3 years of postdoctoral research experience, and a record of accomplishment that demonstrates their potential as an independent researcher.

Candidates with research and teaching interests in any area of contemporary Biochemistry or Molecular Biology are encouraged to apply. All members of the Department maintain active, well-funded research programs that encompass many areas of modern biochemistry, molecular and structural biology. A broad range of research interests will be considered for this position. The successful applicant will show demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching in the department (equivalent to 1 course per year) and to participate in departmental committees.

The anticipated start date is January 1, 2018 or upon a date to be mutually agreed. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A letter of application, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of three references, a record of teaching effectiveness, 3-4 relevant reprints and a brief (2-3 page) outline of their proposed research program should be directed to:

Debora Jewitt
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z3
Email: bioc.sec@ubc.ca

With subject line: Assistant Professor position Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled

Anticipated starting date of this position: January 1, 2018

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching. Surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian West, UBC embraces bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. It is a place where innovative ideas are nurtured in a globally connected research community, providing unparalleled opportunities to learn, discover and contribute.

Faculty members, students, staff and alumni in the UBC Faculty of Medicine are actively engaged in innovative, leading edge research, education and community service on university and hospital campuses across the Province. Together we aim to create knowledge and advance learning that will make a vital contribution to the health of individuals and communities, locally, nationally, and internationally.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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