Health – Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Biomedical Sciences)

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Location: New Brunswick
Date posted: 2023-09-20
Advertised until: 2023-10-20

Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering
Academic Employment
Opportunity #23-03
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

The Faculty of Science, Applied Science, and Engineering (see, as part of the Integrated Health Initiative at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in Biomedical Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is set to commence on January 1, 2024, or a mutually acceptable date thereafter. The successful candidate’s home department will be assigned depending on their expertise.

UNB’s Integrated Health Initiative (IHI) is a comprehensive program that focuses on health education and research, social innovation, and interdisciplinary collaboration ( The Bachelor of Health program offers interdisciplinary courses and three majors: Biomedical Sciences and Health, Society and Health, and Management in Health ( Faculty within the program can collaborate with researchers at Horizon Health Network (including, Saint John Regional Hospital, which is the largest hospital in Atlantic Canada), Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, and New Brunswick Community College.

Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. in any area biomedical science or a related field, including biochemistry, immunology, virology, genetics/epigenetics, and neuroscience/neurobiology of disease and ageing. Candidates that have conducted interdisciplinary research focused on human health and disease are particularly of interest. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an externally funded program of research and contribute to the Bachelor of Health program and the wider Integrated Health Initiative.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in the Bachelor of Health program, such as HEAL 1001: Current Issues and Future Trends in Health, HEAL 3003: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Health, and HEAL 4101: Advanced Topics in Biomedical Sciences and Health. There will also be opportunities to develop undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The supervision of undergraduate honours students and graduate students will be required. The Faculty of Science, Applied Science, and Engineering offers several graduate programs, including Ph.D. programs in biology and psychology, and is in the process of developing health-related graduate programs.

Applicants are requested to submit electronically (as a single PDF) a curriculum vitae, statement of their research interests, the names and addresses (e-mail and telephone number) of three referees, and a teaching dossier (that includes evidence of teaching competence, as indicated by teaching evaluations, testimonials from individuals familiar with the candidate’s capabilities) to Dr. Lisa Best, Associate Dean of Integrated Health at Applicants should indicate whether they are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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