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Assistant Professor - Systematics Biology,  UTM Biology

 

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream position in Systematics Biology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
Invertebrates are hugely diverse and include organisms like insects, molluscs, cnidarians, crustaceans, etc. They constitute the vast majority of macroscopic diversity on Earth (c. 1.5M described species), with a large proportion yet to be identified. Invertebrates are crucial components of food webs and fulfil many ecosystems services, such as pollination, decomposition, and nutrient release. They are also notable vectors of human and animal diseases. Thus, we are seeking exceptional candidates with expertise in invertebrate biology, focusing on genomic studies in the fields of phylogenetics and evolution using modern analytical approaches such as bioinformatics, molecular systematics, comparative phylogenetic analyses, quantitative, or computational biology, involving any invertebrate systems.
Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in Biology or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates with post-doctoral experience are preferred. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengthsThe successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated with a record of publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals as well as forthcoming publications meeting high international standards. Additional evidence of research excellence can include presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, research mentorship, strong endorsements from referees of high standing, and a compelling Research Statement with a clear vision of novel and rigorous future research.
Evidence of the candidate’s excellence in teaching is also required and can be demonstrated with a strong statement of teaching philosophy and other teaching materials submitted as part of the application (as outlined below), as well as strong endorsements from referees. The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate courses in invertebrate biology and systematics and contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will also undertake undergraduate teaching responsibilities on the University’s Mississauga Campus and will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The University of Toronto Mississauga and its affiliated institutions offer a stimulating and supportive environment with a variety of facilities and a highly interactive community of researchers. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the Department of Biology, with other departments at UTM, as well as with faculty at the St. George and Scarborough campuses of the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum’s Natural History Department. The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.
UTM is one of the three University of Toronto campuses, and the incumbent will also be a member of the tri-campus graduate unit, the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology.
At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With a diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to) their plans to: foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline; promote a respectful and collegial environment; incorporate a focus on underrepresented communities in teaching;  develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentor students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact Prof. Steven Short (biology.utm@utoronto.ca).
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below
https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Mississauga-Assistant-Professor-Systematics-Biology-ON/563872217/
Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter summarizing their research record, research plans, teaching interests and plans, opportunities for synergy with ongoing departmental and institutional research and teaching, and their commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement outlining current and future research interests (2-3 pages); 4) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), as well as sample course materials and teaching evaluations.; 5) an equity and diversity statement as outlined above (1-2 pages).
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect confidential letters of reference from each referee once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.
Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Prof. Steven Short at biology.utm@utoronto.ca.  
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by December 12, 2022, 11:59 pm EST.

 

Assistant Professor – Immunology with possibility of NSERC CRC Tier 2 Chair - UTM Biology

 

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream position in the area of Immunology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
As part of the University of Toronto’s implementation of its Canada Research Chairs Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan, the successful candidate in this search MAY BE eligible for nomination for a CRC Tier 2 Chair if they self-identify as a member of one or more of the four designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act (women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and Indigenous Peoples), or as trans, non-binary, or Two-Spirit.
Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars. Nominees should be within ten years of receiving their PhD. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process.  The nominee’s research area must align with the subject matter eligibility of NSERC.
Applicants must have earned a PhD in Immunology or a related area and preferably have post-doctoral experience with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We are seeking exceptional candidates who use innovative approaches to study any area of immunology, including but not limited to adaptive or innate immunity, host-pathogen interactions and infectious diseases, regulation of immune responses, immunodeficiencies, autoimmunity, neuro-immunology, tumour immunology, and development of the immune system.
We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence. Research excellence should be demonstrated with a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals as well as forthcoming publications meeting high international standards. Additional evidence of research excellence can include presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, research mentorship, strong endorsements from referees of high standing, and a compelling Research Statement with a clear vision of novel and rigorous future research.
Evidence for the candidate’s excellence in teaching is also required and can be demonstrated with a strong statement of teaching philosophy and other teaching materials submitted as part of the application (as outlined below), as well as strong endorsements from referees. The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate courses in immunology and related topics, and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students. They will also undertake undergraduate teaching responsibilities on the University’s Mississauga Campus.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For further information on the federally endowed Canada Research Chairs Program, open to all nationalities, including eligibility criteria, please consult the Canada Research Chairs website. For more information about the CRC nomination process at the University of Toronto, contact Judith Chadwick, Assistant Vice-President, Research Services, at crc@utoronto.ca.
UTM is one of the three University of Toronto campuses, and the incumbent will also be a member of the tri-campus graduate unit, the Department of Cell & Systems Biology. The incumbent will be affiliated with the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry (CMC), a multi-disciplinary research consortium housed at UTM that will advance drug discovery initiatives in partnership with researchers across the University of Toronto and affiliated research hospitals.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The University of Toronto Mississauga and its affiliated institutions offer a stimulating and supportive environment with a variety of facilities and a highly interactive community of researchers. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the Department of Biology, with other departments at UTM, as well as with faculty at the St. George and Scarborough campuses of the University of Toronto. We welcome applications from individuals who could contribute to the growth and excellence of the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and related research initiatives across the University of Toronto. The CMC will provide over 8,000 m2 of new space for wet-lab research in addition to a small animal facility, with the hope of supporting commercial and academic research initiatives that will connect the University of Toronto and affiliated research hospitals.
At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With a diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to) their plans to: foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline; promote a respectful and collegial environment; incorporate a focus on underrepresented communities in teaching; develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentor students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact Prof. Steven Short (biology.utm@utoronto.ca).
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter summarizing their research record, research plans, teaching interests and plans, opportunities for synergy with ongoing departmental and institutional research and teaching, and their commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement outlining current and future research interests (2-3 pages); 4) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), as well as sample course materials and teaching evaluations, and 5) an equity and diversity statement as outlined above (1-2 pages).
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect confidential letters of reference from each referee once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.
Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Prof. Steven Short at biology.utm@utoronto.ca.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by December 14, 2022, 11:59 pm EST.
The University recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions due to personal circumstances can be part of an excellent academic record. Search committee members have been instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of, career interruptions in their assessments.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, as well as others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes as accessible as possible, and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. In addition, the office of Health & Wellbeing Programs and Services assists with providing accommodation to persons with disabilities in the workplace.
The Canada Research Chairs Program requires institutions to collect self-identification data from all applicants, following the program’s best practices. This data is important to the University’s ability to ensure that researchers from diverse groups are able to benefit from participation in the program. As part of your application, you will be required to complete a brief Diversity Survey, accessed via the online application system. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify in any of the groups where applicable. While submission of the survey is required, providing answers to the individual survey questions is voluntary, and applicants can log a response indicating that they decline the survey. For more information, please see http://U of T.me/UP
Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Aggregated and anonymized data regarding the applicant pool will be reported only to the chair of the selection committee, the committee’s equity advisor, and a small number of staff members in the Division of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, for purposes of program administration and to meet reporting requirements.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

 


Postdoctoral Fellow Positions

 


CUPE 3902 Unit 1 – Teaching Assistant

1.Department of Biology TA Positions:

Applications for UTM Biology Teaching Assistant (TA) positions will be posted here and on the CUPE3902 Unit 1 Job Postings site   https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/

 

2. Biomedical Communications TA Positions:

To apply to any of the listed Teaching Assistant (TA) positions for BMC complete this form online: Application Form for BMC TA Positions 2022-2023  AND send a resume and cover letter indicating positions that you are applying for Victoria Senatore (victoria.senatore@utoronto.ca)

 

To see all Unit 1 CUPE 3902 positions currently available at the University, please visit: http://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/. Open to persons who are currently undergraduate, graduate students, or post-doctoral fellows, at the U of T.

 

CUPE 3902 Unit 1 – Course Instructor

 


CUPE 3902 Unit 3

 

Persons who are NOT undergraduate, graduate students, or post-doctoral fellows, at the U of T

To see all unit 3 Sessional Instructional Assistant and Sessional Lecturer positions currently available at the University, please visit University of Toronto Careers website.

Sessional Instructional Assistant (SIA)

Sessional Lecturer


Casual Employment Opportunities


Job Postings in Other Departments / Academic Institutions

  • Positions at other institutions may be posted here upon request

Assistant Professor - Organismal Ecology and/or Evolution

Date Posted: 11/23/2022

Closing Date: 01/04/2023, 11:59PM ET

Req ID: 26090

Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science

Department: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Organismal Ecology and/or Evolution. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter summarizing their research record, research plans, teaching interests and plans, opportunities for synergy with ongoing departmental and institutional research and teaching, and their commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; 2) a current curriculum vitae (including a link to a Google Scholar profile); 3) a research statement outlining current and future research interests (2-3 pages); 4) three representative publications; 5) a teaching dossier to include a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), as well as sample course materials and teaching evaluations; 6) an equity and diversity statement as outlined above (1-2 pages). Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV, and a cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, contact Prof. Marla Sokolowski at chairsec.eeb@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by January 4, 2023. Click the following link to apply: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor-Organismal-Ecology-andor-Evolution-ON/565418217/

 

Trent University invites applications for a tenure track position in the field of Cell Biology, in the Department of Biology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2023. This position will be located at the Trent Peterborough campus and is subject to budgetary approval.
Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a brief description of proposed research, and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees who would be willing to write on the candidate’s behalf. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email. Please send applications and/or any questions to biologyjobs@trentu.ca, attention Professor Gary Burness, Chair, Department of Biology.
The deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2022.

The Human Biology Program and the Department of Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a joint (66% Human Biology in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and 34% in the Department of Statistical Sciences) full-time continuing teaching stream position in the area of Statistics for Life Sciences. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023.
All application materials, including signed reference letters, must be received by January 11, 2023.
https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor%2C-Teaching-Stream-Statistics-for-Life-Sciences-ON/565039317/

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites
applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Computational Ecology. The
appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1,
2023, or shortly thereafter.
Submission guidelines can be found at:http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter
should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials
into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have questions about this position, please
email biologygeneral@utsc.utoronto.ca.
Applications lacking reference letters will not be considered. All application materials, including
reference letters, must be received by January 5, 2023.
Apply here:
https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor-Computational-Ecology-ON/565109917/

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream position in Systematics Biology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
Invertebrates are hugely diverse and include organisms like insects, molluscs, cnidarians, crustaceans, etc. They constitute the vast majority of macroscopic diversity on Earth (c. 1.5M described species), with a large proportion yet to be identified. Invertebrates are crucial components of food webs and fulfil many ecosystems services, such as pollination, decomposition, and nutrient release. They are also notable vectors of human and animal diseases. Thus, we are seeking exceptional candidates with expertise in invertebrate biology, focusing on genomic studies in the fields of phylogenetics and evolution using modern analytical approaches such as bioinformatics, molecular systematics, comparative phylogenetic analyses, quantitative, or computational biology, involving any invertebrate systems.
Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in Biology or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates with post-doctoral experience are preferred. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengthsThe successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated with a record of publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals as well as forthcoming publications meeting high international standards. Additional evidence of research excellence can include presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, research mentorship, strong endorsements from referees of high standing, and a compelling Research Statement with a clear vision of novel and rigorous future research.
Evidence of the candidate’s excellence in teaching is also required and can be demonstrated with a strong statement of teaching philosophy and other teaching materials submitted as part of the application (as outlined below), as well as strong endorsements from referees. The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate courses in invertebrate biology and systematics and contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will also undertake undergraduate teaching responsibilities on the University’s Mississauga Campus and will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The University of Toronto Mississauga and its affiliated institutions offer a stimulating and supportive environment with a variety of facilities and a highly interactive community of researchers. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the Department of Biology, with other departments at UTM, as well as with faculty at the St. George and Scarborough campuses of the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum’s Natural History Department. The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.
UTM is one of the three University of Toronto campuses, and the incumbent will also be a member of the tri-campus graduate unit, the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology.
At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With a diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to) their plans to: foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline; promote a respectful and collegial environment; incorporate a focus on underrepresented communities in teaching;  develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentor students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact Prof. Steven Short (biology.utm@utoronto.ca).
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below
https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Mississauga-Assistant-Professor-Systematics-Biology-ON/563872217/
Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter summarizing their research record, research plans, teaching interests and plans, opportunities for synergy with ongoing departmental and institutional research and teaching, and their commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement outlining current and future research interests (2-3 pages); 4) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), as well as sample course materials and teaching evaluations.; 5) an equity and diversity statement as outlined above (1-2 pages).
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect confidential letters of reference from each referee once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.
Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Prof. Steven Short at biology.utm@utoronto.ca.  
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by December 12, 2022, 11:59 pm EST.

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream position in the area of Immunology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
As part of the University of Toronto’s implementation of its Canada Research Chairs Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan, the successful candidate in this search MAY BE eligible for nomination for a CRC Tier 2 Chair if they self-identify as a member of one or more of the four designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act (women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and Indigenous Peoples), or as trans, non-binary, or Two-Spirit.
Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars. Nominees should be within ten years of receiving their PhD. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process.  The nominee’s research area must align with the subject matter eligibility of NSERC.
Applicants must have earned a PhD in Immunology or a related area and preferably have post-doctoral experience with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We are seeking exceptional candidates who use innovative approaches to study any area of immunology, including but not limited to adaptive or innate immunity, host-pathogen interactions and infectious diseases, regulation of immune responses, immunodeficiencies, autoimmunity, neuro-immunology, tumour immunology, and development of the immune system.
We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence. Research excellence should be demonstrated with a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals as well as forthcoming publications meeting high international standards. Additional evidence of research excellence can include presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, research mentorship, strong endorsements from referees of high standing, and a compelling Research Statement with a clear vision of novel and rigorous future research.
Evidence for the candidate’s excellence in teaching is also required and can be demonstrated with a strong statement of teaching philosophy and other teaching materials submitted as part of the application (as outlined below), as well as strong endorsements from referees. The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate courses in immunology and related topics, and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students. They will also undertake undergraduate teaching responsibilities on the University’s Mississauga Campus.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For further information on the federally endowed Canada Research Chairs Program, open to all nationalities, including eligibility criteria, please consult the Canada Research Chairs website. For more information about the CRC nomination process at the University of Toronto, contact Judith Chadwick, Assistant Vice-President, Research Services, at crc@utoronto.ca.
UTM is one of the three University of Toronto campuses, and the incumbent will also be a member of the tri-campus graduate unit, the Department of Cell & Systems Biology. The incumbent will be affiliated with the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry (CMC), a multi-disciplinary research consortium housed at UTM that will advance drug discovery initiatives in partnership with researchers across the University of Toronto and affiliated research hospitals.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The University of Toronto Mississauga and its affiliated institutions offer a stimulating and supportive environment with a variety of facilities and a highly interactive community of researchers. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the Department of Biology, with other departments at UTM, as well as with faculty at the St. George and Scarborough campuses of the University of Toronto. We welcome applications from individuals who could contribute to the growth and excellence of the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and related research initiatives across the University of Toronto. The CMC will provide over 8,000 m2 of new space for wet-lab research in addition to a small animal facility, with the hope of supporting commercial and academic research initiatives that will connect the University of Toronto and affiliated research hospitals.
At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With a diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to) their plans to: foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline; promote a respectful and collegial environment; incorporate a focus on underrepresented communities in teaching; develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentor students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact Prof. Steven Short (biology.utm@utoronto.ca).
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter summarizing their research record, research plans, teaching interests and plans, opportunities for synergy with ongoing departmental and institutional research and teaching, and their commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement outlining current and future research interests (2-3 pages); 4) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), as well as sample course materials and teaching evaluations, and 5) an equity and diversity statement as outlined above (1-2 pages).
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect confidential letters of reference from each referee once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.
Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Prof. Steven Short at biology.utm@utoronto.ca.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by December 14, 2022, 11:59 pm EST.
The University recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions due to personal circumstances can be part of an excellent academic record. Search committee members have been instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of, career interruptions in their assessments.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, as well as others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes as accessible as possible, and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. In addition, the office of Health & Wellbeing Programs and Services assists with providing accommodation to persons with disabilities in the workplace.
The Canada Research Chairs Program requires institutions to collect self-identification data from all applicants, following the program’s best practices. This data is important to the University’s ability to ensure that researchers from diverse groups are able to benefit from participation in the program. As part of your application, you will be required to complete a brief Diversity Survey, accessed via the online application system. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify in any of the groups where applicable. While submission of the survey is required, providing answers to the individual survey questions is voluntary, and applicants can log a response indicating that they decline the survey. For more information, please see http://U of T.me/UP
Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Aggregated and anonymized data regarding the applicant pool will be reported only to the chair of the selection committee, the committee’s equity advisor, and a small number of staff members in the Division of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, for purposes of program administration and to meet reporting requirements.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority