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Faculty Opening for an Integrative Cell Biologist

We are searching for a biologist who studies cellular processes of eukaryotes in the context of organismal or evolutionary biology. Some examples of research areas are:  developmental cell biology, the cellular control of phenotypic plasticity, the cellular basis of environmental sensitivity, epigenetics and the cell biology of symbioses and parasitism. This is a tenure-track position available at the level of Assistant Professor (pending budget approval).

We are looking for an individual who values interdisciplinary research and welcomes interactions with colleagues from different biological fields. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience. The primary criterion for hiring will be excellence in research and teaching or teaching potential. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded program of research and graduate training, and also contribute to undergraduate teaching in cell biology, genetics or physiology.  Review of applications will begin 16 July 2012 and will continue until the position is filled; expected date of appointment is 1 July 2013.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals, however Canada citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.  The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University.Application Instructions

Applicants must submit

  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a statement of research interests,
  • a statement of teaching interests
  • administrative cover page found here, identifying 3 scientists that we can contact for references 

Applications can be submitted via

  • EMAIL to
  • FAX to 613 533 6617
  • MAIL to Dr. R.M. Robertson, Head, Dept. of Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000