Tenure-Track Faculty Position Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology


THE DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY AND CELL BIOLOGY invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2011. Applicants must have postdoctoral training, and a strong research program that complements existing departmental and institutional strengths in the areas of bone biology and bone imaging. Candidates working in the area of bone cell biology would be considered particularly attractive.
THE UNIVERSITY is world-renowned for its longitudinal studies of paediatric bone health and more recently for growing expertise in bone imaging with microCT and peripheral quanitative computer tomography (QCT; HR-pQCT). The University of Saskatchewan is also home to the Canadian Light Source (CLS), a world-class synchrotron facility that features a newly constructed biomedical imaging and therapy (BMIT) beamline (http://www.lightsource.ca)
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE will contribute to departmental teaching in one or more subject areas. Departmental courses include gross anatomy, cell biology, imaging and histology as well as courses in the new integrated Biomedical Sciences Platform. The successful candidate will be housed in the state-of-the-art Academic Health Sciences complex to be completed in the summer of 2012.
THE UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN offers a full range of programs,both academic and professional, in 13 colleges including 7 in the health sciences. For further information about the Department and its programs please go to http://medicine.usask.ca/acb.

The application package must include a statement describing research interests and previous teaching experience, a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees for academic reference. The Search Committee will begin review of applications March 30, 2011 Please send applications to:
Dr R.M. Devon
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, University of Saskatchewan
A302-107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N-5E5
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity. Members of designated groups such as women, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and visible minorities, are encouraged to self-identify on their applications.