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Available Positions

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Immunology and Inflammation

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Immunology and Inflammation, with an anticipated faculty appointment start date of July 1, 2021. The appointment will be in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences.

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Neurobiology of Aging and Dementia

The Departments of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences and Psychiatry in the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Centre for Neuroscience Studies at Queen’s University are seeking an outstanding early to mid-career scientist and educator with passion, energy, and a strong vision for innovative research in the area of neurobiology of aging and dementia. The research strengths of the preferred candidate need to complement at least one of the existing fields of neuroscience specialization within the faculty, which include: (i) cellular/molecular neuroscience, (ii) systems neuroscience, (iii) cognitive/behavioural neuroscience, and (iv) clinical neuroscience. More specifically, areas of particular interest include conditions associated with aging and neurological disease progression, such as but not limited to Alzheimer’s disease/dementia, Parkinson’s disease, mood disorders/depression, and autism spectrum disorders. The preferred candidate will need to demonstrate that they are an emerging leader in innovative, translational research approaches and methodologies, including proven experience with pre-clinical rodent or non-human primate research models in neuroscience (including aging-related conditions) that could foster collaborations locally, nationally and internationally. Application Deadline: November 27th, 2020

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Teaching Fellow

Applications are being accepted for a Teaching Fellow to teach 50% of an online course entitled IDIS 199 The Science of Mental Health, Well-being, and Resiliency. Please submit your applications including a curriculum vitae and a copy of your unofficial transcript(s) setting out your academic accomplishments, relevant experience etc. to: listera@queensu.ca

Application Deadline:    November 24, 2020

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience postdoctoral position

A CIHR-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Magoski laboratory at Queen’s University in the Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences and the Centre for Neuroscience Studies.  The Magoski laboratory studies long-term changes to excitability in neuroendocrine cells that control reproduction in the model organism, Aplysia californica (see https://dbms.queensu.ca/faculty/neil-s-magoski).  The present position concerns the function of transient receptor potential cation channels and innexin gap junction channels in both native neurons and expression systems.  The applicant will hold a PhD and have cell & molecular biology experience, such as PCR-based cloning & genetic manipulation, real-time PCR, mammalian cell culture, immuostaining, fluorescence microscopy, Western blotting, microarray, and transcriptomics.  The initial appointment will be for one year, with possibility of renewal, at a minimum salary of $40,000 CDN/year plus benefits (as per the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University and its Postdoctoral Fellows; see https://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/post-doctoral-fellows/collective-agreement).  Depending on prior experience and qualifications, there is potential to exceed the minimum salary upon start.  Please send Curriculum vitae and the names of three references to Dr. Neil Magoski (magoski@queensu.ca); only individuals deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview.  The application deadline is June 30th, 2019.

Queen’s University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  Queen’s has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability.  The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Dr. Magoski (magoski[at]queensu.ca).


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