Psychiatry - Academic Associate (Neurobiology)

McGill University

Location: Quebec
Date posted: 2013-08-28

Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute is inviting applications for a non-tenure track position as an Academic Associate in Neurobiology. McGill is Canada's leading research-intensive university with students from over 140 countries. The university is located in Montreal, a cosmopolitan city with great cultural and linguistic diversity.

We are interested in applicants studying molecular/cellular neurobiology with experience in preclinical approaches for psychiatric disorders, including drug abuse.

Candidates must have a PhD in Neuroscience, or related discipline.

The desired candidate will have a significant number of scientific publications in international peer reviewed scientific journals and be able to maintain an active research program. Outstanding candidates in the field of neurobiology will be considered. Experience with rodents experimentation, particularly expertise in behavioral analysis of genetically modified mouse models in the area of mood and addictive disorders, is required. Interest and expertise in molecular and genetic approaches in vivo is important.

The candidate will have strong expertise in leading projects, including experimental design, workflow coordination and data analysis, as well as writing publications and grant proposals. We also encourage the integration of teaching and research. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to play an important role in training and research supervision of graduate students.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, along with the names, addresses and contact numbers of three references within 30 days of publication of this advertisement to the attention of:

Dr. Mimi Israel, Chair
Department of Psychiatry
1033 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, QC

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

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


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