Cardiovascular Systems Biology - Associate/Professor

  • University of Toronto, Physiology Department
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Aug 20, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

 

The Department of Physiology, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in the area of Cardiovascular Systems Biology.  We seek an outstanding individual to lead an innovative program that employs systems biology approaches to understand the mechanisms underlying cardiovascular health and disease.

The successful candidate will have an established international reputation with recognized scholarship and demonstrated excellence in research in systems biology and/or data science with applications to cardiovascular biology, medicine, and/or health outcomes. Topic areas of interest include, but are not limited to: genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence application in biological and health science, data linkage, and risk prediction modeling. 

Outstanding candidates with clearly demonstrated research excellence relevant to heart failure and cardiovascular science will be considered for the Ted Rogers Chair in Cardiovascular Systems Biology within the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research (TRCHR) Translational Biology and Engineering Program.

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in physiology, computational biology, bioinformatics, or another relevant field, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to lead and sustain an innovative, independent, and externally funded research program of the highest international calibre, and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Outstanding candidates with clearly demonstrated research excellence relevant to heart failure and cardiovascular science will be considered for the Ted Rogers Chair in Cardiovascular Systems Biology within the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research (TRCHR) Translational Biology and Engineering Program. An established and distinguished track record of collaborative science, successful program building, strong research productivity and excellence, and effective leadership, demonstrated through the application materials, is essential. Through research and scholarly activities, the Chair holder will position the TRCHR as a global leader in knowledge and technology generation and translation in the areas of systems biology related to heart failure.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

In accordance with a key domain of the Temerty Medicine strategic plan, Excellence Through Equity, the Department holds the value that research excellence is dependent upon the perspectives and contributions of people from all races, gender and sexuality identities, and abilities. As such, the Department is committed to diversifying our already vibrant faculty and continuing to actively cultivate an inclusive, welcoming culture. We  especially welcome candidates who self-identify as Indigenous or those who have lived experience in Black or other racialized (persons of colour) communities. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Details

This appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor OR Professor.

TO APPLY: Associate Professor or Professor rank:  see complete AD as posted in U of T Careers

All application materials, including reference letters must be received by September 23 2021.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

 As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

 Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

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.

 

 

 

 

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Application Deadline

September 23, 2021