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Tenure-track Position in Evolutionary Ecology

The Department of Biology at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position in EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY focusing on conservation or sustainability of natural communities. Applicants with strength in plant biology are encouraged to apply. We anticipate filling this position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, postdoctoral experience, and a substantial record of research excellence. The successful applicant will be expected to conduct a vigorous program of independent, externally funded research, to communicate research findings in both professional and public forums, and to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. A competitive startup package as well as access to a wide range of shared research facilities are available. Salary negotiable, according to qualifications and experience.

Applicants should forward a curriculum vitae, short statements of research and teaching interests, and 3 representative publications in a single PDF file (filename=lastname-firstname-EVOECO.pdf) to evoeco.biology@mcgill.ca. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly to this email address. All correspondence should include Evolutionary Ecology Search and the applicant’s name in the subject line.

The application deadline is December 1, 2016.


Tenure-track Position in Quantitative Cell Biology

The Department of Biology at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position in quantitative cell biology. The ideal candidate will complement the department’s existing strengths in developmental genetics, cell biology, and quantitative biology through the use of advanced methods. The successful applicant will be expected to conduct a vigorous program of independent, externally funded research. The department offers access to a host of advanced microscopy resources, such as light sheet, super-resolution, advanced confocal, and 3-D X-ray microscopy. Through state-of-the-art core facilities, McGill University offers atomic-resolution cryo-electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, sequencing, and animal facilities, among others. Overall, the department provides a unique and stimulating research environment that is highly conducive to collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches. In addition to its research mission, the Department of Biology plays a key role in undergraduate education in the biomedical sciences. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate molecular biology and cell biology. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate a commitment to teaching a diverse student body.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biology or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience, and a significant track record of research excellence as demonstrated by scientific publications. Salary negotiable, according to qualifications and experience. Persons wishing to be considered for this position should provide a curriculum vitae, a 3-page statement of research interests, a 1-page statement of teaching interests, and PDF files of major publications. Please send these files as a single PDF to cellsearch.biology@mcgill.ca. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly to this email address.

The deadline for applications is November 28, 2016.
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