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Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences – Immunology or Virology - Memorial University of Newfoundland

Province: St. John's, Newfoundland
Position: Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences – Immunology or Virology
Deadline: January 31, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active, independent and externally-funded research program in an area of immunology or virology. Furthermore, the successful applicant is expected to contribute to the medical education curriculum, undergraduate and graduate teaching. Evidence of teaching competence in immunology or virology would be desirable.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Applicants are required to have a PhD or MD, postdoctoral research experience, the capacity for and a commitment to excellence in research.

Additional Information

Additional information regarding the Faculty of Medicine, the Division of BioMedical Sciences and Memorial University of Newfoundland may be found at www.med.mun.ca, www.med.mun.ca/biomed, and www.mun.ca.
As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact equity@mun.ca. We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu and Inuit of the Province.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

The application package should be submitted in one pdf file and include a curriculum vitae, names and contact details of three referees and a letter of application outlining research and teaching interests. Applications should be addressed under reference number F03074-2021-22 to:

Dr, Michael Grant, Associate Dean of BioMedical Sciences
Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3V6
Electronic submissions via email: bms202122@mun.ca are preferred.

Employer Profile

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Existing strengths within the Division include research in cardiovascular and renal science, cancer and development, immunology and infectious diseases, neuroscience and human genetics. The Immunology and Infectious Diseases Program is active in adaptive and innate immunity, virology and viral pathogenesis, as well as tumor immunology and oncolytic viruses. The BioMedical Sciences Division, the Faculty of Medicine and Memorial University offer an attractive research environment, with core scientific services and recently updated facilities including animal care, a fluorescence-activated cell sorting facility, and state-of-the-art technologies in microscopy. Large computational capacity is also available supported by the Atlantic Computing Excellence network (ACEnet). Collaborative opportunities exist with clinical researchers in Medicine and research groups in the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Computer Science, and the Ocean Sciences Centre.