Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Assistant Professor of BioMedical Sciences


Applications are invited for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active, independent and externally-funded research program complementary to existing Divisional strengths in cardiovascular sciences, cancer and development research, immunology and infectious diseases and neurosciences. Applications from candidates who bring unique expertise and strengths to the Division are encouraged.

The Division the Faculty of Medicine and Memorial University offer an attractive research environment, with a newly renovated animal facility, an imaging facility as well as other common research facilities. In addition to rodent research models, Memorial University maintains a breeding colony of Yucatan miniature swine to facilitate large animal research. High level computational biology infrastructure supported by ACEnet is also available. Collaborative opportunities exist with colleagues in the Faculties of Science, Engineering and the Ocean Sciences Centre.

Applicants are required to have a PhD, postdoctoral research experience, and capacity and commitment to excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to medical education and undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. Competence in teaching immunology, virology, human physiology, anatomy, neurosciences, or biochemistry would be desirable.

Additional information regarding the Faculty of Medicine, the Division of BioMedical Sciences and Memorial University of Newfoundland may be found at , , and

Applications should be addressed: Dr. K. Mearow, Office of the Associate Dean, Division of BioMedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 3V6. Electronic submissions are preferable and can be submitted to

. The closing date for receipt of applications is June 1, 2014.

The application package should include curriculum vitae, names and contact details of three referees and a letter of application outlining research directions and plans, as well as teaching interests and philosophy.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programmes to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.