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Limited Term Appointment in Biology Program

Algoma University

Three-year contract-limited appointment as Assistant Professor in the Biology Program. The successful candidate must have recently completed a PhD (preferably within the last five years) in a health-sciences related discipline.

Algoma University (www.algomau.ca) has a special mission “to be a teaching-oriented university that provides programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs, primarily at the undergraduate level, with a particular focus on the needs of Northern Ontario, and to cultivate cross-cultural learning between Aboriginal communities and other communities, in keeping with the history of Algoma University and its geographic site.” With its beautiful main campus in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, at the heart of the Great Lakes, and campuses in Brampton and Timmins, Algoma University offers students, faculty, administrators and staff the opportunity to live, learn, study and work together in a diverse environment.

Algoma University invites applications for a three-year contract-limited appointment at its Sault Ste. Marie campus, at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of 1 July 2019, or as negotiated. The Biology program at Algoma University is an expanding program within the School of Life Sciences and the Environment, with a goal of increasing programming within the Health Sciences. The successful candidate must have recently completed a PhD (preferably within the last five years) in a health-sciences related discipline. Postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required. Strong candidates will have undergraduate teaching experience as well as a demonstrated ability to develop an independent research program and secure external research funding. We welcome candidates from across the discipline of Health Sciences, however, increased attention will be given to candidates with expertise and teaching capacity related to courses in Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Toxicology, Biotechnology and Cancer Biology.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and a statement outlining research interests and accomplishments to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Academic Dean via deanapps@algomau.ca. Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by April 12, 2019 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Algoma University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal opportunity employer. The university invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by Algoma University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.The successful candidate will be required to provide a Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector) as a condition of employment.