The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences (CPS) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a Assistant Professor in the area of Computational Biophysics. This appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in physics or chemistry, high profile post-doctoral experience in computational biophysics, a strong academic background, an excellent research record and excellence in teaching. Applicants must have demonstrated expertise in applying numerical methods and computer simulations to explore and understand biological problems at the molecular and cellular levels and possess a publication record of excellence with regard to these criteria. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an active and innovative externally funded program of research and to contribute to the core undergraduate courses in the CPS physics programs, as well as to the education and training of graduate students enrolled in the tri-campus University of Toronto Physics Graduate Program. Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and teaching materials submitted with the application. Excellence in research is demonstrated by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at major conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees.
The successful candidate, who will have membership in the Graduate Department of Physics at University of Toronto, will be part of a growing cluster of biophysics, biochemistry and medicinal chemistry researchers at UTM, including the new Centre for Cancer Stem Cell Therapeutics. There will be opportunities to collaborate with UTM physicists, chemists and biologists, as well as with researchers at the other two campuses of the University of Toronto and at the research institutes and the hospitals affiliated with the University Health Network (UHN). The candidate’s research program will benefit from access to Canada’s largest supercomputer centre, SciNet.
For more information about the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, UTM please visit us at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/cps/. Information about the Physics graduate department can be found at: https://www.physics.utoronto.ca/. Information about the UHN network can be found at:http://www.uhnresearch.ca/. Information about SciNet resources can be found at: http://www.scinethpc.ca/.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Information: All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the ‘apply’ link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and copies of representative publications. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to email@example.com by the application deadline of November 1st, 2016.
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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.