226 days ago

Memorial University of Newfoundland


St. John's

, Newfoundland and Labrador


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The Department of Biology at Memorial University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 1, 2024. A PhD in Biological Sciences or a related field, and relevant postdoctoral research experience, are required at the time of appointment. Salary will be determined according to qualifications and
experience, as stipulated by the Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association (MUNFA) Collective Agreement. The position is subject to budgetary approval. We are broadly seeking applicants with a research focus on molecular and systems biology. Exceptional candidates with expertise in genetics, genomics, epigenetics, proteomics, metabolomics, or other non-reductionist/large-scale molecular approaches are encouraged to apply.



Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, leading an externally-funded research program, supervision of research by PhD and MSc students, as well as undergraduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and routine administrative responsibilities.


A PhD in Biological Sciences or a related field, and relevant postdoctoral research experience, are required at the time of appointment. Applicants are expected to possess a strong research record with outstanding potential, and to demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. A successful candidate is expected to 1) conduct high impact research, produce quality publications, and build a well-funded research program; and 2) teach in the area(s) of their expertise, and within the Department of Biology’s Molecular, Microbial and Cell Biology Concentration.

Additional Information:

Applications must be received by December 1, 2023. Applicants should submit the following materials:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vitae (CV)
• Teaching statement: description of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy
• Research statement: description of research and academic goals
• Equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism (EDI-AR) statement: Brief description of commitment to EDI-AR
• Referee information: List of three referees with full contact information and email address
• Selected publications: maximum of three selected publications as examples of research accomplishments/potential

All material should be emailed with reference to position BIOL-F-01232-2023-37 and with two pdf attachments: Attachment 1 should include cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement, EDI-AR statement, and referee information; and Attachment 2 should include the selected publications. The file names of the attachments should contain the last name of the applicant.

The application should be addressed to:
The Head
Department of Biology
Core Science Facility, 45 Arctic Ave.
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7
Email: biology.head@mun.ca


Systems Biology

Assistant Professor

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