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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Neuroethology / Behavioural Neuroscience

  • 6 Dec 2021 9:46 PM
    Message # 12172976

    Job Posting Number: 

    002363TT-2022-IBIO

    Deadline Date: 

    Sunday, January 30, 2022 - 23:45

    The University of Windsor’s Department of Integrative Biology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Neuroethology/Behavioural Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level, commencing July 1, 2022.  We are looking for candidates whose research uses an integrative approach in the areas of neuroethology, behavioural neuroscience, cognition, sensory biology, and/or motor systems. We encourage applicants with a research approach that involves field-based studies, and/or lab-based studies of natural systems.  Preference will be given to candidates that complement and strengthen current research programs in our department.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

    The Department of Integrative Biology has 15 faculty and a large undergraduate and graduate student complement.  The Department maintains a strong research and teaching profile with special expertise in Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Genomics, Neuroscience, and Physiology, with undergraduate degrees in Biological Sciences, and Behaviour, Cognition and Neuroscience (BCN). The department has a strong network of expertise in tropical to temperate to polar field environments, diverse study species, state-of-the-art infrastructure managed by faculty and staff, equipment to facilitate collaborative field studies, as well as on-campus analytical facilities in the areas of genetics, genomics, transcriptomics, flow cytometry, imaging.  In addition to being directly connected to the University of Windsor central animal care facility, the Department has a close association with the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER), with many faculty members cross-appointed to this research institute.

    The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a relevant area of expertise. Successful candidates will be expected to mount a productive and integrative research program, obtain external funding, and participate actively in graduate training and undergraduate teaching.

    Application Requirements

    • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
    • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
    • a 1-2 page statement of research interests, and plans for future research activity;
    • a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness;
    • names and contact information for three (3) referees. References will only be required if the candidate is shortlisted.

    Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications.  To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of January 30, 2022.  Although applications may be considered after the deadline date, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the Appointments Committee. 

    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION
    When completing the online application, please reference
    Position Number: 002363TT-2022-IBIO

    Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
    Dr. Isabelle Barrette-Ng, Head, Department of Integrative Biology
    University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor Ontario N9B 3P4
    Phone: 519-253-3000 ext. 5402; E-mail: biosci@uwindsor.ca

    The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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