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Term Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

University of Winnipeg

The Department of Biology at The University of Winnipeg invites motivated and enthusiastic candidates to apply for a one-year term position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence August 1, 2023. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biology or closely related discipline at the time of appointment. Candidates should have broad training in Biology. The selected candidate will join the Department of Biology which has sixteen tenured or tenure-track faculty members and seven Instructors. The Department offers B. Sc. and B. Sc. Honours degrees in Biology, and a M. Sc. in Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy. Applicants can learn more about the Department of Biology at

The successful applicant will instruct lecture and laboratory sections of Developmental Biology and Cell Biology, as well as laboratory sections of Human Anatomy and Physiology. In addition, the successful candidate will engage in research and participate in Departmental and University service.

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application that will include:
• a cover letter
• a curriculum vitae
• a teaching philosophy statement (one page maximum)
• a teaching dossier that demonstrates evidence of teaching effectiveness (this may include formal student evaluations of teaching and informal testimonials from students)
• a statement that describes the applicant’s experience working with a diverse student body, as well as past, present, and/or future contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus or within the applicant's discipline (one page maximum)
• a research statement describing past research achievements and future research plans

Applicants must submit all the above materials as PDF documents through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system (

Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be e-mailed directly to: Dr. Jens Franck, Chair, Department of Biology,

The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on June 19, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by June 16, 2023.

Enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Jens Franck, Chair, Department of Biology,

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.

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