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Available Positions

Term Adjunct Teaching Position (BCHM 410 Protein Structure and Function)

Applications are invited for a Term Adjunct to teach (55%) of the remote format course Protein Structure and Function (BCHM 410) for the 2020-21 Fall Term. Individuals interested in applying for this position should submit their application by July 31, 2020.

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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. This search is oriented toward a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a preferred starting date of October 1, 2020.

Application Deadline: August 13th, 2020

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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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