Biological Sciences - Assistant Professor (Cell and Molecular Biology)

University of Windsor

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-11-05

Biological Sciences

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Cell and Molecular Biology

The University of Windsor, Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Cell and Molecular Biology to collaborate in our newly developed program in Health and Biomedical Sciences commencing July 1, 2014. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department of Biological Sciences houses animal care facilities and aquatic facilities both in the Department and in the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER). The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry provides support in proteomics research. For further information about the Department of Biological Sciences, visit our website at

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Cell/Molecular Biology, with postdoctoral experience preferred. Candidates with demonstrated success in addressing important and fundamental research questions in cell biology using molecular techniques are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates whose activities complement and strengthen research programs within the Biological Sciences Department. Successful candidates will be expected to mount a productive and integrative research program, obtain external funding, and participate actively in graduate training and undergraduate teaching.

Applications will include:

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • a statement of research interests and plans for future research activity;
  • a statement of teaching experience and interests;
  • three current letters of reference forwarded directly to the Chair by the referees (not by the candidate).

To ensure full consideration, complete applications and letters of reference should be submitted by Monday, December 16, 2013 to:

Dennis Higgs, Head
Department of Biological Sciences
401 Sunset, University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2697; E-mail:

Applications may still be received after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the Appointments Committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at


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