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Assistant Professor - McGill University

Position: Assistant Professor
Deadline: November 30, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Position description:

The Institute of Parasitology (IoP) at McGill University (http://www.mcgill.ca/parasitology/) seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in Parasite Immunology. The appointee will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent with a demonstrated record of research success in the broad area of immunology of parasitic infections of human or veterinary importance and with potential for excellence in teaching. Applicants with a history of excellent publications, a record of grant success, and research on new or emerging zoonotic protozoan or helminth diseases are especially encouraged to apply. The appointee will develop a strong research program supported by external funds and participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching at McGill within the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (http://www.mcgill.ca/macdonald/). Broad research themes at the IoP include analysis of host-parasite interactions from immunological, nutritional, and biochemical perspectives (including vaccine development and development of antigen-based diagnostic assays); drug discovery and development; analysis of the mechanisms of antiparasitic drug resistance; neurobiology and neuropharmacology of helminths; and basic cell and molecular biology of parasites. The IoP is a diverse and highly collaborative community with diversity, equity, and inclusion at the core of its mission. McGill University is an English language institution functioning in a bilingual environment.

Employee Type: Tenure-Track ('Academic Tenure Stream')
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Job Status: Full-time
Posting Period: Please submit your application by November 30, 2022.

The following supporting documents are required:
Cover letter (Addressed to Reza Salavati, PhD; Professor and Director, Institute of Parasitology)
Curriculum vitae
Statement of research
Names and contact information of three referees

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Applications must be submitted on-line at: https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/mcgill_careers/job/Assistant-Professor_JR0000032892

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr@mcgill.ca.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Contact Information

Applications must be submitted on-line at: https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/mcgill_careers/job/Assistant-Professor_JR0000032892

Employer Profile

Institute of Parasitology - https://www.mcgill.ca/parasitology/
Macdonald Campus