Science - Assistant Professor (Biopharmaceutical Science (BPS)/Biomedical Science (BIM) Program)

University of Ottawa

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-12-18

The Faculty of Science of the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning Fall 2013 in the Biopharmaceutical Sciences (BPS)/Biomedical Science (BIM) program. This program is a nationally recognized undergraduate program with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching providing its undergraduate students with a unique interdisciplinary experience. The program is looking for qualified applicants with expertise in Pharmaceutical Biology (medicinal chemistry, neurobiology or toxicology). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant basic science with postdoctoral experience and a proven track record in research. Interdisciplinary research interest is a strong asset. It is expected that the successful candidate demonstrates the potential to develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program within one of the specified areas. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to teach at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and also contribute to graduate level courses and to the interdisciplinary nature of the BPS/BIM program. Bilingualism (English and French) is essential as the individual will be expected to teach in both official languages.

As Canada's National Capital, Ottawa is a vibrant and attractive city, well served for national and international travel. It has numerous cultural amenities and offers easy access to several summer and winter outdoor activities. It also has a high concentration of research laboratories both governmental and industrial.

Applicants are requested to send a full CV, a research proposal, an outline of teaching philosophy and three confidential letters of reference to:

Robert Ben
BPS Search Committee
Department of Chemistry,
D'Iorio Hall, 10 Marie Curie
University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6N5
bps@uottawa.ca

Applications will be accepted until January 18th, 2013.


Equity is a University policy. The University strongly encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


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