The Department of Physiology and the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in the area of Integrative Physiology.
This is a joint appointment between the Department (51%) and the Centre (49%) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor OR Professor. The expected start date is July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will be considered for appointment as the James B. Bassingthwaighte Chair in Integrative Physiology, a new endowed Chair position at the University of Toronto. The appointment as Chair will be for an initial 5-year term, renewable following a favorable review
We seek an outstanding individual to lead an innovative program in integrative physiology that employs computational/mathematical/physiomic modeling approaches to help understand mechanisms underlying transitions from healthy and diseased states in cells or organisms.
The successful candidate will lead a program to develop quantitative approaches for answering important physiological questions via collaborations within a multidisciplinary team that might include, for example, mathematicians, computer scientists, bioengineers, stem cell and systems biologists. The appointee will be expected to sustain research at the highest international level; to maintain and lead an outstanding, independent, competitive, externally funded research program; and to participate actively in departmental and affiliate institute activities.
Please visit our website for details on how to apply to this exciting career opportunity.
Job closes February 1, 2021
About University of Toronto
State-of-the-art research space will be provided in the Donnelly Centre, which is in the heart of downtown Toronto on the University of Toronto, St. George campus.
The Donnelly Centre is an interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Toronto with the mandate to create a research environment that encourages integration of biology, computer science, engineering and chemistry, and that spans leading areas of biomedical research (http://www.thedonnellycentre.utoronto.ca).
The Department of Physiology (www.physiology.utoronto.ca) has a long and illustrious past in research and education including the discovery of insulin. Present day Physiology is an internationally top ranked department with particular research strengths in endocrinology (including of course diabetes), reproduction & development, cardiovascular & respiratory research and neuroscience.
Medicine by Design (http://www.mbd.utoronto.ca) harnesses the exceptional expertise at the University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals at the convergence of physical and life sciences, engineering, mathematics and medicine to undertake transformative research in regenerative medicine and cell therapy. Medi...cine by Design is made possible in part due to a $114-million grant from the CFREF.
Toronto is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, one of the most desirable in the world in which to work and live, and a major centre for advanced computer, medical and biological technologies. The University of Toronto has one of the most concentrated biomedical research communities in the world, including 10 academic hospitals/research institutes that are all fully affiliated with the University. This community attracts more than $800M in annual research investment.