Assistant or Associate Professor

Institution/Company:
Western University, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location:
London, ON, Canada
Job Type:
  • Faculty
Degree Level Required:
PhD
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Assistant or Associate Professor

Applicants should have demonstrated expertise in bioinformatics and systems level data analysis in the context of biomedical research. In particular, successful applicants should have a track record in one or both areas of (1) cell biology with a focus on systems biology, bioinformatics, machine learning/artificial intelligence and/or integrated analysis of data from high-throughput technologies; or (2) bioinformatics and/or computational modeling of complex biochemical, molecular or cellular systems.

Responsibilities:

a common mission to innovate, integrate and translate breakthrough biomedical knowledge. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to both the teaching and research mission of the School and Western University in the emerging area of systems bioinformatics. This will include leading and growing an independent, innovative, interdisciplinary research program that can attract excellent trainees, high levels of external research funding, and foster collaborative partnerships across the School, the University, and city-wide Hospitals and Research Institutes.

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a PhD degree and postdoctoral training in a biomedical, computational and/or data analytics discipline(s) from an accredited institution and exhibit a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, with high potential to acquire independent grant support and for participation in translational research teams. The successful candidate should also have a growing track record of: (1) multidisciplinary/ interdisciplinary collaborative research; (2) the ability to establish working relationships with clinicians and other health professionals to develop research and teaching initiatives; and (3) supervising and teaching students in topics related to their areas of expertise. Compensation for these positions will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • How to Apply

    Interested and qualified applicants should prepare an application package that includes a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research objectives, the names of three academic referees, and the application form available at: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf. Please send completed application packages as a single compiled PDF to:

Additional Information

The Departments of Anatomy & Cell Biology and Biochemistry are multidisciplinary basic science departments within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. The Departments foster world-class research and teaching in cell biology, neurobiology, and clinical anatomy (Anatomy & Cell Biology); and synthetic and chemical biology, structural biology, computational molecular modelling, genomics and proteomics (Biochemistry). These foundational research strengths are applied to multiple disease areas through productive academic and research collaborations with each other and other basic and clinical departments at Western, affiliated hospitals, research institutes and industry partners in London and worldwide. Both Departments have high-quality undergraduate and graduate training programs with a strong emphasis on experiential learning, intimate class sizes, and development of critical thinking/research skills. In addition, the Departments provide teaching to medical, dental, science and health science students through undergraduate programs in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the Faculties of Science and Health Sciences. Additional information about the two Departments can be found on our websites ( Anatomy & Cell Biology and Biochemistry). Western is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has a long history of excellence in basic biomedical, applied, and clinical research. Western has a full range of academic and professional programs for over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students (see www.uwo.ca to learn more). The university campus is in London, Ontario, with a metropolitan census of approximately 530,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music, and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities (www.goodmovelondon.ca). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.

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