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Job search at the University of Toronto: Evolutionary geneticist

Ian Dworkin idworkin at zoo.utoronto.ca
Wed Oct 17 17:26:23 EST 2001


Two Canada Research Chairs, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto

Outstanding applicants are sought for two tenure stream appointments,
rank open.

Evolutionary geneticist, preferably doing experimental work in
population or quantitative genetics, to bridge existing strengths in the

Department in evolutionary and population biology.

Experimental neurobiologist, preferably working on invertebrate systems
using
both physiological and molecular genetic approaches. The ideal candidate
would interact
profitably with strong existing groups in developmental biology and
comparative
physiology within the Department.

There is a large community of comparative physiologists, neurobiologists
and
developmental biologists at the University, with superb facilities for
functional or comparative genomics/proteomics.

We will nominate the successful applicants for Canada Research Chairs
(Tier I or Tier II, as appropriate:  http://www.chairs.gc.ca).
These federally endowed chairs are open to all nationalities.  Tier I
Chairs are for prominent senior researchers; Tier II Chairs are for
assistant and associate professors with extraordinary potential.   The
Department plans three additional CRC appointments in
comparative/evolutionary biology for 2002-3.

Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, statements on research and
teaching, and have three recommendation letters sent to:

                Department of Zoology
                Evolutionary Genetics or Neurobiology Search
                University of Toronto
                25 Harbord St.
                Toronto, ON. M5S 3G5 Canada

Review of applications begins November 23 2001.  Direct queries to:
Locke Rowe (Evolutionary Genetics:  lrowe at zoo.utoronto.ca)
or Stephen Tobe (Neurobiology:  stephen.tobe at utoronto.ca).  Information
on the Department of Zoology can be found at
http://www.zoo.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto is committed to diversity within its
community. The University especially welcomes applications from
visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with
a disability, members of sexual minority groups, and others
who may add to the diversity of ideas.

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