Assistant Professor Post vacant at University of Toronto | Canada | Cell and Systems Biology

The Department of Cell & Systems Biology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to be appointed at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2011.

We are interested in outstanding candidates that complement existing strengths in the department in the areas of genomics, plant and microbial biology, cell and developmental biology, and neurosciences using high-throughput approaches or gene/Protein network analyses with genomic, proteomic, or advanced cell biological and imaging tools. We will consider all outstanding applicants within the framework of the Department of Cell & Systems Biology. For more information, please visit our home page at

Candidates should have at least two years of research experience beyond their doctoral degree. In addition to pursuing a vigorous, internationally-recognized research program, the successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in the molecular life sciences. The successful candidate would also be expected to network with researchers across the university to take advantage of the extensive resources in cell and systems biology at the University of Toronto and its affiliated institutions. A generous start-up package will be provided. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates must submit their applications online at: Applicants should submit a single pdf file (<2Mb) that includes a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching interests. Applicants should also arrange for at least three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:

Professor Ulrich Tepass,
Chair, Department of Cell & Systems Biology,
University of Toronto,
25 Harbord Street, Toronto,
Ontario M5S 3G5, Canada;

or by email to by October 24, 2010.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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