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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

October 28, 2020
Assistant Professor - 3-year term position in Microbiology

Employer: University of Regina, Department of Biology
Location: Regina, SK
Closing Date: January 27, 2021

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Job Description

Review of complete applications will begin December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Biology at the University of Regina invites applications for a full-time, 3-year term position in Microbiology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021.

Candidates whose research focuses on any aspect of microbiology are invited to apply, although preference will be given to those with a focus on microbial ecology or environmental microbiology. We are also interested in candidates who use -omics (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and/or metabolomics) or meta-omics approaches in their research.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Biology or a related discipline, a record of research excellence, strong communication skills, and a commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally- funded research program, and be committed to teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will be expected to teach two undergraduate courses: Microbial Diversity and Cell Function, and Microbes and Society.

Application Instructions

To apply, the following documents must be submitted through the University of Regina online system at https://urcareers.uregina.ca:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 3-year research plan (3 pages max, plus 1 page for references)
  • A teaching statement that addresses teaching philosophy, experience and interests (2 pages max)
  • A statement of plans for advancing equity, diversity and inclusion (1 page max) The names and contact information for three referees.


The review of complete applications will begin December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusivity, and strongly encourages applications from women, Indigenous persons, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Preference will be given to those who self-identify as members of one or more of these groups in the application process. The University’s accommodation policies are available at: https://www.uregina.ca/policy/browse-policy/policy-EMP-080-005.html.

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