Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Biotechnology

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University of Calgary

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The Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ( within the Cumming College of Drugs (, invitations functions from certified candidates for a Restricted Time period place on the Assistant Professor (Educating) stage.

The profitable candidate will likely be an integral member of the instructing workforce of the Masters of Biomedical Know-how (MBT) program. The candidate will dedicate 80% of their time to instructing with the remaining time dedicated to service and/or scholarly actions associated to schooling. There isn’t a protected analysis time or formal analysis expectation. Duties embrace lectures, lab-instruction, small group instruction, examination setup and different duties as assigned. The candidate may also contribute to administration and management of the Masters of Biomedical Know-how curriculum, analysis of programs, and to curriculum improvement. The chosen candidate may also be answerable for organizing outreach and networking occasions involving college students, native biotech corporations, and authorities businesses. Moreover, they are going to be tasked with composing inside experiences on a biennial foundation.

{Qualifications} embrace an MSc, with the requirement to acquire a PhD (or equal diploma) inside 5 years of commencing the place. The candidate will need to have greater than 10 years’ expertise in instructing biotechnology, skilled improvement and information translation to graduate college students as evidenced by a file of top of the range lecture, small group and lab-based instruction. Choice standards embrace educational {qualifications}, instructing expertise, proof of instructing high quality, proof of scholarly engagement with graduate schooling and academic management expertise. The best candidate may have coaching in biotechnology schooling or a closely-related discipline on the MSc or PhD stage.

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people are inspired to submit an software on-line by way of College of Calgary Careers webpage utilizing the ‘Apply Now’ hyperlink.

Please bear in mind that the applying course of permits for a most of 4 attachments. Your 4 software attachments needs to be organized to comprise the next (you’re inspired to merge paperwork to cut back the variety of attachments):

• Cowl letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Assertion of academic philosophy (to not exceed two (2) pages)
• Educating file
• The names and make contact with info for 3 (3) referees

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For extra info please contact:

Dr. Sarah Childs,
Professor and Head
Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
c/o Leslie McGill ([email protected])

The deadline for functions is: December 18, 2023

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