NSERC Canada Research Chair, Tier 2 in Biological Psychology, Epigenetics
(Brock University, Canada)
The Department of Psychology at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario invites applications for an NSERC Canada Research Chair Tier 2 position inat the rank of assistant or associate professor to commence July 1, 2019.
Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have been active researchers in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time ofwho are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental, or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s . (Please contact Geoffrey Waters, Director, Research Services for more information about eligibility: .)
Our ideal candidate will use animal models to investigate the role of environmental factors in brain and behavioural development, with translational relevance to function in humans; have an outstanding record of research achievement in epigenetics; have demonstrated evidence of, or potential for, external research funding; have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; and have a strong commitment to undergraduate mentoring and graduate student training at the MA and PhD levels. Applicants should have a completed PhD in Psychology or a relevant, related discipline with post-doctoral training.
This rapidly growing field of research fits well into our Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience and Lifespan Development research groups. The successful candidate will have opportunities to network with several closely related research groups on campus (Biological Science, Health Sciences, Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex, Centre for Neuroscience) and community partners. (Seefor more details, including details of the CRC application.)
The Psychology Department is among the most productive and impactful Psychology departments in Canada (Carleton et al., 2010; Farrell et al., 2016). Our graduate program has three foci: Behavioural and Cognition Neuroscience, Lifespan Development, and Social Personality. Faculty and graduate students from all three areas have excellent research productivity and impact. Seefor details of our research programs.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, recent reprints, and evidence of teaching performance, all in electronic format (a single PDF document is preferred) via the online application system. (Note: file maximum of 5MB per upload. Supplemental application information beyond the 5MB limit can be sent to.) Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of academic reference to be sent electronically to .
- Psychology or a relevant, related discipline with post-doctoral training
- The applicant must provide evidence of successful research, teaching, and professional experience in the fields of Biological Psychology
November 12, 2018.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identificationin the the time
Fatima Noorbhai, Executive Assistant To The Dean (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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