The Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy (https:// www. ucalgary.ca/cba/), in partnership with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI; https: // researcbkids.ucalgary.ca/) invite applications for a Contingent Term academic position at the Professor level to serve as the Director of the Biomedical Laboratories, ACHRI.
Qualifications include a PhD or a visiting scholar, post-doctoral experience and a demonstrated track record of research excellence in epigenomics as well as cellular and developmental biology.
The successful candidate will have a record of high impact publication and evidence of research impact consistent with appointment at the full Professor level.
Experience directing a core facility and supervision of research staff is required. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience mentoring post-doctoral fellows and graduate students.
The ideal candidate will have interests in modeling genetic disease, cell culture and organoid systems (including mechanisms of cell differentiation), and in translating fundamental cellular and developmental biology to applications in child and maternal health.
That candidate will be able to work with existing faculty in ACHRI to help facilitate the development of multidisciplinary research teams.
The position profile is 50% service, 35% research and 15% education.
The service component includes development of an organoid facility and management of core laboratory facilities and infrastructure including supervision of research staff within ACHRI as determined by ACHRI leadership.
Research expectations include collaborative research and the option to develop an independent research program. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to graduate education in their area of expertise and undergraduate teaching if appropriate.
The Cumming School of Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce that will contribute to creating the future of health.
We are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests, and talents feel welcome and supported.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via University of Calgary Careers webpage using the ‘Apply Now’ link.
Please be aware that the application process allows for a maximum of four attachments.
Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (you are encouraged to merge documents to reduce the number of attachments):
Research interest statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
The names and contact information for three (3) referees
Questions about this position may be directed to:
Dr. Benedikt Hallgrimsson, Professor and Head Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy Email: email protected