The University of Calgary Molecular and Developmental Biology Research
Group and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology invite
applications for a full-time academic position in the field of
developmental biology. Our current strengths include molecular, genetic
and neurobiological approaches to the study of the development of model
organisms, including C. elegans, Drosophila and mice.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or M.D., at least two years of
postdoctoral experience and a proven record of excellence in research.
The selected candidate is expected to compete successfully for salary
support and establishment funding from the Alberta Heritage Foundation
for Medical Research and/or the Medical Research Council of Canada; we
anticipate that generous start up funds will be available to a qualified
candidate. While duties include some teaching and graduate student
supervision, 75% of time will be protected for research. Calgary is a
beautiful and vibrant city (pop. 800,000), located within an hour of the
Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be
given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The
University of Calgary is committed to Employment Equity.
By December 1, 1998, please submit a curriculum vitae, a summary of
research interests, two reprints of recent publications and arrange to
have three letters of reference sent directly to:
Dr. Paul Mains, Chair
Molecular and Developmental Research Group
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Calgary
3330 Hospital Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1