Tenure-track Faculty Position in Cardiovascular/Vascular Biology

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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Cardiovascular/Vascular Biology

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Cardiovascular/Vascular Biology : Ottawa, Canada

In partnership with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and its strategic priority in Vascular Health, the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

This department, comprised of over 100 faculty members, features a vibrant research atmosphere addressing fundamental questions in basic biomedical research with strong links to translational and clinical research. It offers two graduate programs and actively participates in several undergraduate degree programs.

The Faculty of Medicine invites applications in all aspects of Cardiovascular/Vascular Biology, and in particular:
• Vascular biology as it pertains to kidney and cardiovascular disease; and
• Stem/progenitor cell therapy in kidney and cardiovascular disease.

Successful candidates will be expected to obtain cross-appointments in Chronic Disease, Neuroscience or Regenerative Medicine Programs. Successful candidates will also be expected to conduct a vigorous program of independent, externally funded research and to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs.

Title of the position: Assistant Professor. The higher ranks of Associate and Full Professor will only be considered should the successful candidate possess the appropriate level of experience.

Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities revealed by research, artistic or literary creation, or professional work; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students.

Terms: Tenure-track position.
Wage: Salary is commensurate according to rank and experience.

Benefits package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.

Location of work: Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5

Contact information: Ms. Gina Campbell, Operations Coordinator, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5. glcampb@uottawa.ca. Telephone: 613-562-8033, fax: 613-562-5635

Skills requirements:
- Education: PhD or MD/PhD in Cardiovascular Biology, Vascular Biology or a relevant field.
- Work experience: Postdoctoral experience with demonstrated excellent research achievement. A commitment to teaching and graduate training, a strong track record in and a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, excellent communication skills in either English or French. Passive knowledge of the other official language in Canada is a requirement for tenure. English-French bilingualism is an asset.

Application deadline: April 03, 2015. Note: applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

A brief teaching statement and a description of current and future research plans should be submitted together with a curriculum vitae and four confidential letters of reference to:

Chair, Cardiovascular/Vascular Biology Selection Committee
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
2033 – 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5

Or by email: glcampb@uottawa.ca subject line “Cardiovascular/Vascular Biology”

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence….