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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Plant Molecular Biology U. Manitoba

09 Aug 2021 11:51 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for one full-time tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, commencing July 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. The Department seeks an emerging scholar with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  Exceptional candidates at any level will also be considered. Outstanding candidates in any area of plant molecular biology will be considered, with particular emphasis on candidates who will complement or extend the department's strengths in plant biology with a cellular, molecular and/or developmental focus. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and preferably post-doctoral experience or other distinguishing attributes in plant biology or a related field.  

Responsibilities :

Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research, including the establishment of an externally funded research program, and service-related activities.

Qualifications :

The successful candidate will have a track record of high quality scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications; will either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish, an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program; will have demonstrated strength in or strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions; and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Additional Information :

To enrich our Department and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite application from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons, and those committed to a diverse environment.

The Department currently has 31 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and 10 Instructors, and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Ecology, Evolution, Physiology, and Cell, Molecular and Development. The Department has a well-established and equipped research facility, including controlled environment facilities, greenhouses, microscopy facilities, cryoEM, and structural biochemistry (X-ray diffraction Laboratory), and is supported by strong research links with other University of Manitoba departments including Microbiology, Chemistry, Plant Science and Biochemistry and Medical Genetics.  

Further information about the Department can be obtained from www.sci.umanitoba.ca/biological-sciences. Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. Learn more about Winnipeg at www.winnipeg.ca.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three page research plan and contact information for three references should be sent to bioscipbr@umanitoba.ca (PDF files preferred).  Please ensure to specify position number 30379 in the application.  For further information contact the Search Committee Chair at jane.waterman@umanitoba.ca.  The closing date for receipt of applications is August 31, 2021.  

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Link: https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/default.aspx

Position number: 30379

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