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Research Chair in Systems Biology (University of British Columbia closing date :15th Feb 2014)

last modified Feb 08, 2014 10:57 PM
The Centre for High-Throughput Biology at the University of British Columbia ( invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) position in the field of high-throughput biology.  The focus of the chair will be to advance the science of high-throughput biology, either through technology development or through creative use of high-throughput approaches to biological questions. 
The position requires a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience and an exceptional research track record. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a dynamic research program within the Centre for High-Throughput Biology (CHiBi). This group of eight faculty members (Leonard Foster and Thibault Mayor, proteomics; Joerg Gsponer, Irmtraud Meyer and Paul Pavlidis, computational biology; Carl Hansen and Martin Hirst, technology development and genomics; Steve Withers, chemical biology) is co-located at the centre of campus, adjacent to the Michael Smith Laboratories ( with academic positions in relevant departments. The successful applicant will likewise hold a position in a relevant department in the Faculty of Science ( and be expected to supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty members, obtain external funding, effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses and actively participate in centre activities.

Your application should include a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research and teaching interests, a research proposal (3 page maximum), and the name, address, e-mail address and phone number of at least three referees. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval. The closing date for all applications is February 15, 2014.