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Faculty position in Membrane Biology

Simon Fraser University

The Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure track position in Membrane Biology. We are searching for an individual of outstanding promise who will develop a high-profile externally funded research program within the broad area of membrane biology, involving protein, lipid and/or carbohydrate components. The successful candidate will complement groups working on diverse aspects of protein and lipid biochemistry, structural biology, genomics, genetics and cell biology. They will also participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in the sciences, with a proven ability to conduct innovative research. The position is targeted at the rank of Assistant Professor and has a proposed start date of Sept. 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, CV, a concise research proposal (maximum 4 pages) and a statement of teaching philosophy. The names and contact information for at least three referees should be included in the application. To apply, please fill out the online form found at and upload the application PDF.

If you have any questions, please contact the Chair’s Secretary at

Screening of application files will commence on January 5, 2019. This competition will remain open until the position is filled. Further information on the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department at SFU can be found at

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.