Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Drug Safety and Biopharmaceuticals

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Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Drug Safety and Biopharmaceuticals

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry


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 areas of Drug Safety and Biopharmaceuticals. Applicants with expertise in kidney or cardiovascular health are of particular interest.

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Pharmacology or a related field as well as an outstanding record of achievement in Pharmacology research and teaching. 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 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 or combined PDF attachments, in confidence to:

Dr. Frank Beier, 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 August 1, 2022. Expected start date is January 1, 2023 or as negotiated with the successful applicant.

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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, Indigenous peoples, 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 at phone 519- 661-2111 ext. 83461.

Posted on Faculty Relations website June 9, 2022 (#2022-060)