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August 1, 2023 / Western University - Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Inflammation

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Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Inflammation

Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Inflammation

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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 probationary faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Inflammation as it pertains to Physiology and Pharmacology. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) the roles of inflammatory pathways in physiological or pathophysiological processes in the nervous system, the musculoskeletal system, the cardiovascular system, regulating cancer biology, or pharmacological approaches to modulate inflammation.

Applicants must have a PhD in Physiology, Pharmacology or a related field, as well as an outstanding record of achievement in research and teaching relevant to the area of Inflammation. A strong record of peer-reviewed publications is expected, and success in obtaining peer-reviewed funding will be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) establish and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program, 2) excel in teaching physiology or pharmacology at the undergraduate and graduate level, 3) supervise undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral research trainees, and 4) demonstrate potential for developing innovative approaches within a collaborative research environment.

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.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 13/10/2023

The application should include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a detailed Curriculum Vitae, 3) a brief statement of research and teaching accomplishments as well as future plans, 4) copies of no more than three representative publications, 5) the names/contact information of three academic referees and 6) the completed Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form

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

Dr. Cheryle Séguin, Acting Chair
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2023. The expected start date is July 1, 2024, or as negotiated with the successful applicant. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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