[visionlist] Computational Biology at YorkU: Vision Researchers, please apply.

Nikolaus Troje troje at queensu.ca
Wed Nov 13 12:42:20 -04 2019

*Assistant Professor in Computational Biology
**application closes Dec 1 2019*


The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science at York University 
invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment 
in Computational Biology at the Assistant Professor level, to commence 
01 July 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and 
experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants must have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in Biology or a 
related discipline, an outstanding research record that includes 
excellent research output and momentum as well as publishing in 
high-quality refereed journals, in addition to demonstrated excellence 
or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research.

We invite applications from all disciplines in Biology, where the 
applicant’s primary research focus is using computational methods. The 
successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative 
independent research program and will be able to collaborate with a 
diverse research group in the Department of Biology.  In addition, there 
are opportunities to interact with the Centre for Biomolecular 
Interactions, the Centre for Research in Mass Spectroscopy and the 
Centre for Disease Modelling. Depending on the candidate’s research 
area, there is also the opportunity to join York University’s Canada 
First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) program Vision: Science to 
Applications (VISTA).

The successful candidate is expected to teach at both the undergraduate 
and graduate level, ranging from introductory biology and biostatistics 
to advanced computational methods. The successful candidate must be 
suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. 
Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential 
education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly 
values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its 
community. Details about the AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal 
peoples, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be 
found at: www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 
416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York 
University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, 
completing and submitting the form found at: 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian 
citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be 
given priority. No application will be considered without a completed 
mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at 
Completed self-identification and work status forms should sent to 
biojobs at yorku.ca with “Computational Biology” in the subject line.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons 
with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free 
workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons 
with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the 
selection process are invited to contact Dr Roberto Quinlan, Chair of 
the Computational Biology Search Committee, at rquinlan at yorku.ca.

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