Faculty position: Canada Research Chair Tier 1 in Translational Proteomics University of Victoria

Faculty position: Canada Research Chair Tier 1 in Translational Proteomics 

University of Victoria

Posted: August 9, 2018

Closing date: September 22, 2018

Job description:

Faculty of Science, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology and

Division of Medical Sciences

University of Victoria

Faculty Position – Canada Research Chair Tier 1 in Translational Proteomics

The University of Victoria is a leader in proteomics and home to the UVic Genome BC Proteomics Centre (http://www.proteincentre.com). The DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY (https://www.uvic.ca/science/biochem/index.php) and the DIVISION OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (https://www.uvic.ca/medsci/) at the UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA seeks applications for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in TRANSLATIONAL PROTEOMICS. Individuals using translational proteomics with a focus on clinically relevant research questions are particularly encouraged to apply. We foster a highly collegial and collaborative environment and invite applications from outstanding researchers who share this vision.

The successful nominee will have a PhD in an appropriate discipline. They will have international recognition and a track record of outstanding achievements in clinically relevant proteomics. This will be evidenced by: high impact and well cited publications as a senior author, clinical impact, substantial success in attracting peer-reviewed research funding, and strong reference letters. They will also have demonstrated excellence in teaching, mentoring, and advising, as well as clear support for diversity and inclusiveness in teaching and research.

The successful nominee is expected to develop a rigorous, externally funded, independent original, innovative, research program of highest quality that complements and contributes to existing research strengths of the Department, Division, and local medical community.

Candidates should submit a single PDF document that includes a cover letter, a CV, and a 2 page description of their proposed research program (including how it complements current UVic strengths). Candidates must also provide a 2 page statement on teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and their track record of supporting diversity and inclusiveness in teaching and research. The complete application document should be submitted to the Department Chair (biocmicr@uvic.ca). Candidates must also arrange for letters from 3 referees to be emailed to the Department Chair (biocmicr@uvic.ca). The committee will begin reviewing completed applications on September 15, 2018.

The successful applicant will be nominated by the University of Victoria for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair and, upon approval of the Chair by the CRC Secretariat, will then be offered a tenure-track appointment at the appropriate rank. Appointments will be made to both the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology and the Division of Medical Sciences.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Pamela Richards, Director Faculty Relations at (250) 721-7010 or directorfacultyrelations@uvic.ca . Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

The University of Victoria acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and encourages applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions may have had on their record of research achievement.

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