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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

February 5, 2021
Assistant Professor, Computational Biology

Employer: Athabasca University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Location: Alberta
Closing Date: April 1, 2021

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Job Description

Posting Closing Date: March 1, 2021

Athabasca University is hiring an Assistant Professor, Biology with expertise in Computational Biology.

This position will be responsible for the teaching, administration, and maintenance of courses in Biology, as well as the development of courses in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and other course development related to faculty programs and priorities.

Coordination and teaching duties include handling student issues (grade appeals, course challenges, exam reviews, transfer credit requests, academic misconduct), assessment, and supervising a team of Academic Experts (AEs) who are responsible for assisting students and marking. Service to the Centre for Science, the Faculty of Science and Technology, and the broad university community through participation in meetings and committees is required.

The position will also be responsible for maintaining a research program in a relevant field, the supervision of research students, and participation in research-related activities and collaborations.

Application Instructions


  • A PhD degree and post-doctoral experience in a relevant field is required. Experience in online learning and familiarity with digital technologies in teaching and research is an asset.
  • Applicants should submit their current CV, a research profile, and the contact information of three references.

Please apply directly with this link: https://athabascau.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=2043 For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Shauna Zenteno, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology at shaunaz@athabascau.ca

Educational credentials will be verified upon hire. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

We will only accept applications received through our online recruitment system. Please include your resume, letter of application, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

AU shapes and enables mutually supportive communities, regardless of where those communities exist. AU's Strategic Plan IMAGINE: Transforming Lives. Transforming Communities (http://imagine.athabascau.ca/) has as one of its strategic themes "Moving Beyond Place." We are embracing this theme and will be transitioning to a near-virtual work environment by December 2021.

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