Biology - Assistant Professor (Life Sciences and Biology)

McMaster University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-11-15

Contractually Limited Appointment - Assistant Professor Level

The Life Sciences Program and the Department of Biology at McMaster University invite applications for a three-year contractually limited appointment, effective July 1, 2013, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Duties will consist primarily of teaching a range of courses in the Life Sciences and Biology undergraduate programs, as well as administrative service. Teaching competence in the areas of cell biology, molecular biology and genetics, with a particular focus on biology and human health, would be viewed favourably.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline at the time of appointment, and should have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. The current annual salary floor is $66,243 for an assistant professor with an appropriate doctoral degree. A package of benefits as well as a professional development allowance will be provided.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness. Applicants should arrange to have three referees provide a confidential letter of reference. All documents should be submitted to Dr. Patricia Chow-Fraser, Director, Life Sciences Program, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1 ( dirlsp@mcmaster.ca ). Materials may be sent as e-mail attachments in.pdf format.

Complete applications that arrive by January 15, 2013 will receive full consideration. We appreciate all replies to this advertisement but only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.


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