The Faculty of Science at The University of Western Ontario invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Invertebrate Neurobiology at the rank of Assistant Professor (Probationary Tenure-track), or Associate Professor (Probationary Tenure-track or Tenured). Rank and salary will be commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. The starting date will be July 1, 2018 or as negotiated. The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the first available competition after their appointment. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a strong funding portfolio including basic science funding (e.g. NSERC, CIHR), and potentially, funding supported by industrial, government, or NGO partners, for example in the pharmaceutical, agriculture, pesticide or biocontrol sectors. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with members across the Faculty of Science, and other members of the University community in developing their nomination for the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair program, particularly the proposed program of research.
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, two-page research plan, one-page teaching and mentoring statement including a description of experiences and contact details of at least three referees to:
Professor Mark Bernards, Chair, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada