Pharmacology - Assistant/Associate Professor

Western University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2014-02-01

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Pharmacology


The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Western University invites applications from outstanding early career investigators to fill a probationary tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. If qualifications and experience warrant, the appointment will be made with tenure. Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Pharmacology or a related field as well as an outstanding record of achievement in Pharmacology research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) establish and maintain a vigorous externally-funded research program, 2) excel in teaching pharmacology at the undergraduate and graduate level, 3) supervise undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral research trainees, and 4) demonstrate a potential for developing innovative approaches within a collaborative research environment.

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is the largest basic medical science department in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry with over 85 associated faculty members, 125 graduate students, 25 postdoctoral fellows, and 40 staff. Our Department is research-intensive, with a strong commitment to graduate, undergraduate, and professional education. Areas of research excellence include pharmacology and physiology of the cardiovascular, neural, musculoskeletal, reproductive and endocrine systems; developmental biology; stem cells and regenerative medicine; drug metabolism and safety; molecular oncology and chemotherapy. New recruits will have access to state-of-the-art research core facilities. For more information about our department, please visit http://www.uwo.ca/physpharm.

Western is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities, and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has a long history of excellence in basic biomedical, applied, and clinical research. Western has a full range of academic and professional programs for over 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Further information about the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Western can be found at http://www.schulich.uwo.ca and http://www.uwo.ca. Western's Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

The application should include: 1) a detailed Curriculum Vitae, 2) a brief statement of research and teaching accomplishments as well as future plans, 3) copies of representative publications, and 4) the names of three referees. Please email the complete application to:

Dr. R. Jane Rylett, Chair
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
physpharm.admin@schulich.uwo.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after April 30, 2014.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.


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