University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
The Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a five-year term faculty position as an Assistant Professor. We are interested in an outstanding individual who will pursue a vigorous research program in cardiovascular and neurovascular diagnostic and interventional procedures. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree, certification by the Canadian or American Board of Clinical Perfusion, postdoctoral research experience, demonstrated research ability and teaching experience in cardiovascular and vascular physiology with undergraduate and graduate students.
The successful applicant must have training and experience in the deployment of bare metal, drug eluting and biodegradable stents. Preference will be given to individuals with strong background knowledge in extracorporeal perfusion and a minimum of five years’ experience in cardiopulmonary support theory. The successful candidate will be required to supervise student research projects; initiate, lead and participate in research activities; compete successfully for external funding to support this research program; and undertake relevant administrative activities including meetings and committee work.
The Department is located in the Royal University Hospital with close proximity to faculty, research support and staff as well as clinical activities of the Department. The department offers vigorous undergraduate and graduate programs. Its members are involved in basic and translational research and interact with colleagues across campus.
The University of Saskatchewan (www.usask.ca) is situated along a river in the city of Saskatoon (www.tourismsaskatoon.com), which is a hub for scientific research, the arts, resource development and agriculture.
Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and specific goals and the names of three references to:
Dr. Joseph Blondeau, Head
Department of Pathology
College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
107 Wiggins Rd.
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5 Canada
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and continue until a successful candidate is chosen.
Applicants are invited from qualified individuals regardless of their immigration status; however, Canadian or permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Saskatchewan is committed to Employment Equity. Members of Designated Groups (women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to apply and identify themselves as belonging to a designated group.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.