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July 17, 2017
Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) in Computational Biology
Luther College, University of Regina
Luther College at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track position in
Computational Biology at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 1, 2018, subject to budgetary
approval. We are seeking an individual who can investigate various complex biological problems,
addressing hypothesis-driven biological questions using computational approaches. Applicants
within the numerous sub-fields of computational biology, including, but not limited to genomics,
bio-modelling, evolutionary biology, and dynamic systems, will be considered. Applicants should
have a completed PhD, a strong commitment to quality teaching, the ability to teach introductory,
as well as more advanced, undergraduate courses in Biology, and a productive research record. Teaching
experience and post-doctoral experience are assets.
Luther College is a federated college of the University of Regina; candidates must identify strongly
with the vision and mission of the College, a small, multidisciplinary institution federated with a
medium-sized comprehensive University. Further information about the College is available at
www.luthercollege.edu/university, and about the University of Regina at www.uregina.ca.
The successful candidate will also be a member of the University of Regina's Dept. of Biology.
Numerous opportunities exist for research collaborations with members of the Dept.
(https://www.uregina.ca/science/biology/), the Institute for Environmental Change and Society (IECS),
the soon to be commissioned Institute for Microbial Systems and Society (IMSS), and other units.
IECS (a href="http://www.iecs-uregina.ca/">http://www.iecs-uregina.ca/) contains equipment for proteomics and genetics research, stable
isotope analysis, confocal microscopy, and more. IMMS contains equipment for high throughput DNA
sequencing, microbial culturing, plate readers, and more. Additionally, the Biology Dept. and IMSS
have close connections with the Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory, which is located adjacent to campus.
Candidates must express a clear interest in the smaller context of a community-involved College, where
spiritual and humanistic concerns and diversity are highly valued. Applications should include a curriculum
vitae, outlining disciplinary interests and professional qualifications; if possible, a teaching dossier
demonstrating ability in undergraduate teaching; a research dossier with evidence of an active research
program; photocopies of transcripts; and the names and contact information of three referees. A statement
explaining the candidate's specific interest in teaching at Luther College at the University of Regina
should be included. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2017. Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Franz Volker Greifenhagen, Academic Dean
Luther College, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK S4S 0A2
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens
and permanent residents. Luther College is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from
all qualified candidates including women, indigenous people, visible minorities and people with disabilities.
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