Biologie –Postemenant à la permanence en sciences végétales ou en microbiologie
Département de biologie
Université d’Ottawa

Posted: November 9, 2017

Le Département de biologie de l’Université d’Ottawa sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeur adjoint menant à la permanence en sciences végétales ou en microbiologie.Le comité de sélection s’intéressera particulièrement aux personnes dont la recherche intègre la biologie moléculaire à l’analyse bio-informatique.La personne retenue aura pour mandat de mettre au point un programme de recherche de calibre international et de contribuer à l’enseignement au premier cycle et aux cycles supérieurs en sciences végétales ou en microbiologie, et devra posséder d’excellentes habiletés en communication en français ou en anglais.La priorité sera accordée aux candidats capables d’enseigner en français ou qui travailleront à cet objectif.

Date limite pour soumettre une candidature: L’examen des dossiers de candidature commencera le 15 janvier 2018 et se poursuivra jusqu’à ce que le poste soit pourvu
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Biology – Tenure Track Position in Plant Science or Microbiology
Department of Biology
University of Ottawa

Posted: November 9, 2017

The Department of Biology at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in plant science or microbiology. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research integrates molecular biology with computational analysis. The successful applicant is expected to develop an internationally-recognized research program, contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in plant science or microbiology, and possesses outstanding communication skills in either French or English. Preference will be given to candidates that can or will develop the ability to teach in French.

Application Deadline: Review for applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled
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: University of Ottawa - Tenure Track Position in Plant Science or Microbiology (EN)

Two Assistant Professors in Plant Biology (UTSC-17-09 & UTSC-17-10)
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Toronto Scarborough

Posted: October 27, 2017

The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for two tenure-stream appointments, one in the area of Plant Stress Biology and the other in the area of Plant Systems Biology. The appointments are at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2018.

Applicants must have a PhD in plant biology or a related field, and at least one year postdoctoral experience relevant to the position. The successful candidates’ research and teaching interests will complement existing strengths in the Department, which include plant-environment interactions at individual, population or ecosystem levels,and evolutionary, ecological, physiological, biochemical, molecular genetics, and genomic approaches. Ideal candidates will also be interested in biotechnological approaches to plant improvement using both model genetic and agriculturally important species.

Application Deadline: December 4, 2017
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Assistant Professor - Plant and/or Microbial Systems Biology
University of Toronto, Department of Cell & Systems Biology
Toronto, ON

Posted: October 6, 2017

The Department of Cell & Systems Biology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of plant and/or microbial systems biology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2018. The successful candidate may be nominated for a Canada Research Chair (tier II).

We will consider all outstanding applicants with a track record of demonstrated excellence in applying systems biology approaches to address basic biological questions that will complement the strengths of the Department of Cell & Systems Biology in plant and microbial biology, comparative genomics, chemical genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics. Evidence for strong academic and/or industry collaboration will be considered an asset.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Biology or related field (e.g., Systems Biology, Synthetic Biology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Genome Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Plant Biology, etc.), and substantial postdoctoral experience. The candidate will be expected to pursue a vigorous internationally recognized research program. Evidence of excellence in research will be demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. In addition, we expect a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. This can be demonstrated by strong endorsements from referees of top international stature, teaching statement, teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, as well as any additional evidence.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at Please see submission guidelines at All application materials should be submitted online by the closing date, November 30, 2017, 11:59 p.m. (EST). Application materials should be combined into a single PDF file in the following order: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests and a statement of teaching philosophy and experience. If you have questions about the position please contact .

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017
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Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Neuroscience
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science
York University

As a key part of a major University-wide initiative in neuroscience, the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Health at York University plan to make two tenure-stream faculty hires. The incumbents will establish technology-intensive, state-of-the art research programs and engage in collaborative projects that require teams of researchers with advanced skill sets and specialized equipment. These are Research Enhanced Faculty positions partially funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) Vision: Science to Application (VISTA) program. The applicants will receive enhanced start-up funding, additional annual research funds, a reduced undergraduate teaching load, and competitive access to general VISTA research and training funds. They will also contribute to York’s teaching and research priorities in the life sciences, and participate in developing an inter-Faculty Neuroscience Program at the undergraduate and graduate level.

The Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in neuroscience at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Individuals whose research is in the area of systems neuroscience or cognitive neuroscience with a focus on vision are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: July 1, 2017
For more information: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Neuroscience