Faculty Appointment in Translational Pathology/Molecular Medicine

Faculty Appointment in Translational Pathology/Molecular Medicine
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University invites applications from internationally recognized scientists whose research is congruent with the objective of building an outstanding program in innovative translational research linking diagnostic pathology and clinical management.  The successful applicant will be eligible for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and is expected to participate in education and supervision/mentoring of trainees at all levels.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The preferred start date for this position is September 1, 2019.

Applicants should have a proven track record of collaboration with academic physicians and they should be aware of the complexities of undertaking basic and patient-oriented research in a health care environment. They will have demonstrable experience in the creation and support of multidisciplinary teams to develop next generation technologies that can be used for:  i) the early diagnosis of disease; ii) assessing disease prognosis and progression; and/or iii) predicting therapeutic response.  Examples of innovative translational strategies include the application of the various -omic sciences, mass spectrometry, innovative imaging technologies and artificial intelligence.  Experience in commercialization and innovative research with industry partnership would be considered an asset.  

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”.   Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:  (i) a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph); (ii) a current Curriculum Vitae (including a comprehensive list of publications, awards, and grants received); (iii) a statement of current and prospective research interests and experience; (iv) a statement of teaching experience and interests together with a teaching portfolio; (v) the names and contact information of a minimum of three referees.

The deadline for applications is March 22nd, 2019.  Applicants are asked to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Dr. David Lillicrap, Chair of the search committee (c/o Ms. Barbara Latimer, bal@queensu.ca).

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Ms. Barbara Latimer in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at bal@queensu.ca.  

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