Faculty position in Cellular Physiology

The Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty member in Cellular Physiology in the Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Geography. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Biology (or the equivalent) and with expertise in System Biology. We are looking for candidates who examine genotype-phenotype-environment relationships using omic tools to unravel genetic bases of adaptations. Any model species are welcome except humans. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute significantly to teaching at the undergraduate and/or the graduate levels, supervise graduate students, develop honors projects, be active in research, and contribute to all activities concerning the life of our Department and University.

She or he will be part of a departmental team working in Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Physiology, Molecular Ecology, Ecology and Conservation Biology, Global Change Biology and Paleontology. The appointed candidate will also have the opportunity to be part of the departmental research group BORÉAS working on various aspects of Northern research.

The Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) is a public French-language university that ranks consistently among the top small-size universities in Canada for its productivity and quality of research. Teaching is solely in French, therefore candidates must demonstrate an adequate knowledge of French or very strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required. The Université du Québec à Rimouski is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Priorities will be given to women, aboriginal people, visible and ethnic minorities, as well as people with disabilities. All qualified applications are encouraged to apply however in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian and permanent residents.

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application including their curriculum vitae, a statement describing their current and proposed research program (maximum 5 pages), as well as a statement of their teaching philosophy (in French or English), as well as the name of three contacts who can provide reference letters. These documents must be sent via email by August 1st 2020 at 16h30.

Dr. France Dufresne
Departmental head
Département de biologie, de chimie et de géographie
Université du Québec à Rimouski
300, allée des Ursulines
Rimouski, QC G5L 3A1
Email: France_dufresne@uqar.ca