Tenure-Track Position in Physiology

Logo UQTRThe Department of Medical Biology at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) welcomes applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position in Physiology at the Trois-Rivières campus.


The chosen candidate will be engaged in teaching, research, and various administrative duties within the department and/or university, and will provide pedagogical guidance.


  • Hold a PhD in the biological sciences, physiology or a related discipline. At least two years of postdoctoral experience will be considered as a valuable asset.


  • The Department of Medical Biology seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track professor position in physiology, more specifically in cellular and molecular physiology. The professor’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, supervising graduate students, pursuing research, publishing and networking with others in the field, as well as handling administrative duties.
  • The candidate must have an excellent ability to engage in university teaching of the highest quality. In particular, he will be requested to design new courses in human physiology to meet the demands of our bachelor’s program in Medical Biology, and contribute to the training of health professionals in chiropractic, nursing, podiatry, midwife, occupational therapy and medicine. In addition, he will develop a highly competitive and independent research program, and secure external funding from diverse sources. The candidate is expected to establish dynamic collaborations with professors in the department, as well as with other colleagues working in related fields at UQTR in order to build multidisciplinary teams. The department will provide resources in terms of programs of study and research infrastructure, which will enable the successful candidate to quickly recruit and engage high-calibre graduate students and fully develop his research. The Cell Signaling Research Group (GRSC) at UQTR conducts diverse and complementary research in comparative physiology, cell signaling, reproductive physiology and endocrinology, mitochondrial physiology, stem cells, development and plasticity of the nervous system.

Starting date: June 1, 2021, or as agreed upon with the University

Compensation: Per the faculty collective agreement.

Other information/How to apply:

For a full job description (in French) and application details, please visit our website at www.uqtr.ca/postesofferts

All applications will be treated in confidence.

Closing date: Please send your application by 5 p.m., January 11, 2021. Only applications submitted via the UQTR careers site will be considered.

UQTR (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières) is a young university with a highly personal environment, firmly focused on scientific research. With more than 280 programs of study, including several that are unique to Québec and Canada, UQTR stands out for its dynamic community and the expertise of its faculty.

UQTR (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières) is committed to the pursuit of achieving a fully equitable, diverse and inclusive (EDI) university. With this goal in mind, it is reviewing its practices and striving to be an active participant in its field and in society at large. UQTR values diversity in its staff and recognizes the plural characteristics of identity. It especially encourages applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minority or ethnic groups, persons with disabilities, and members of LGBTQ+ communities. By signing the Dimensions Charter, the University recognizes that equity, diversity and inclusion enrich the research environment, improve the quality, relevance and impact of research, and enable everyone to seize the opportunities that are offered. In accordance with the Act, the University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodation measures can be provided to people with disabilities according to their needs. Respect for the confidentiality of information is taken seriously.