Limited Term Faculty Position

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University invites applications from outstanding early career investigators for a full-time five-year Limited Term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Pharmacology, Physiology or a related field as well as an outstanding record of achievement in Pharmacology research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to: 

1) establish and maintain a vigorous externally-funded research program, 2) excel in teaching pharmacology at the undergraduate and graduate level, 3) supervise undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral research trainees, and 4) demonstrate a potential for developing innovative approaches within a collaborative research environment. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is the largest basic medical science department in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Our Department is research-intensive, with a strong commitment to graduate, undergraduate, and professional education. Areas of research excellence include pharmacology and physiology of the cardiovascular, neural, musculoskeletal, reproductive and endocrine systems; developmental biology; stem cells and regenerative medicine; pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, and drug safety; molecular oncology and chemotherapy. New recruits will have access to state-of-the-art research core facilities. For more information about our department, please visit .

Western is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has a long history of excellence in basic biomedical, applied and clinical research. Western has a full range of academic and professional programs for over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university campus is in London, with a metropolitan census of approximately 530,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities ( Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.

The application should include: 1) a detailed Curriculum Vitae, 2) a brief statement of research and teaching accomplishments as well as future plans, 3) copies of representative publications, 4) the names of three referees and 5) the completed Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form 

Please email the above materials as individual PDF attachments, in confidence to:

Dr. Frank Beier, Chair

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Western University

  [email protected] 

Review of applications will begin on March 31, 2020 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

A start date is to be negotiated. 

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Sue-Ann Becker, Manager, at [email protected] phone 519-661-2111 ext. 83461.