Biology - Assistant Professor

Trent University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-03-19

The Department of Biology at Trent University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Molecular Biology beginning July 1, 2013. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Molecular Biology and Genetics and will have an active research program in any area of Molecular Biology that has implications for human health and disease including, but not limited to, molecular genetics, biology of aging or human pathogens. S/he will supervise M.Sc. and Ph.D. students in the Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program and senior undergraduates in the Biology Honours thesis course. We seek candidates who will be able to contribute effectively to the development and growth of new university initiatives in the area of Health Sciences.

Trent University offers a broad range of research opportunities and facilities, including major facilities in DNA sequencing and profiling, microscopy labs, analytical equipment for organic and inorganic trace compounds and a modern animal care facility.

Further information about the Biology Department and Trent University may be obtained by consulting or by contacting the Acting Chair, Carolyn Kapron, at

Please submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, documentation of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of three references to: OR

Professor Carolyn Kapron, Acting Chair
Department of Biology
Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7B8

Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2013 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates from the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


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