Position in the Departments of Biology and Biochemistry of Bishop’s University

Bishops university logoThe Departments of Biology and Biochemistry of Bishop’s University invite applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Plant Biochemistry, beginning July 1, 2022. We are seeking applicants with expertise in plant biochemistry, plant physiology and bioinformatics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach between 3-5 courses per year depending on external funding and should be able to teach a first-year course in Molecular and Cellular Biology, an intermediate course in Plant Biochemistry/Physiology, and their choice of courses in either General Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, or a subject of their choice. Candidates must possess a PhD, an active research program and a competitive publication record. Bishop’s University is primarily an undergraduate institution and candidates should have demonstrated compelling teaching ability at the undergraduate level, as well as the ability to offer research opportunities and experience to our honours students. Available research and teaching spaces include modern laboratories, a newly renovated greenhouse, and an outdoor garden area. Possibilities of collaboration with the newly created sustainable agriculture farm and program are also available. More information about Bishop’s University and the Departments of Biology and Biochemistry can be found at www.ubishops.ca

Located in the beautiful Eastern Townships just southeast of Montreal, our riverside campus has a growing and vibrant research culture, cohesive community, small class sizes, collegial faculty and staff, and is rated first in the country on student satisfaction.

Bishop’s University is committed to growing and strengthening the on-campus presence of members of equity-seeking groups, including women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, Indigenous peoples, people with diverse gender identities, and people with disabilities. Candidates who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the process may contact Human Resources at HR@ubishops.ca.

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds and encourage members from equity-seeking groups to self identify in their application. Our university is an advocate for equity and is committed to ensuring representation of qualified persons in under-represented groups.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply although, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Application packages, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research achievements and future objectives, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references must be sent by email as one PDF file to Mrs. Nancy Robichaud, Assistant to the Dean of Science, Bishop’s University, nrobicha@ubishops.ca. Review of the applications will begin January 15th, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Bishop’s University is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Abenaki people.

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