Genomics. Tenure-track Faculty position.
The University of Ottawa invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track
position in Genomics with an appointment to the Department of Biology at
the Assistant Professor level, to commence 1 July 1999. The successful
candidate will participate in undergraduate/graduate teaching, and will
carry out independent research in comparative and/or functional genomics.
The Department has an established group of faculty researchers in the area
of Molecular Evolution and a major grant has been submitted to the Canadian
Foundation for Innovation to enhance existing facilities for genomics and
bioinformatics research. Current research interests of faculty members
include molecular phylogenetics, microbial genomics, and the evolution of
gene structure. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to
interact with the Universitys research group in Human Genomics. As the
university is a bilingual institution, preference will be given to
candidates able to teach in both French and English. Applicants should send
a letter of application that includes a brief description of their proposed
research program, along with a curriculum vitae and the names of three
referees, to Dr. Donal Hickey, Genomics Search Search Committee, Department
of Biology, University of Ottawa, Box 450, Station A, Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada K1N 6N5; Fax: (613) 562-5486; e-mail:
dhickey at uottawa.ca. The closing date for this competition is March 1, 1999.
Equity is a University policy; the University strongly encourages
applications from women. In accordance with Canadian immigration
regulations, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent
Note: This is one of two positions that are currently being advertised in
our Department. The other, recently advertised position is for an NSERC
Women's University Faculty Award in the area of genomics/bioinformatics.