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(Sept. 19, 2002, Gazette)

TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN IMMUNOLOGY

DEAN OF EDUCATION


MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN IMMUNOLOGY

The Division of Basic Medical Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Immunology. Candidates for this position should hold a PhD with relevant postdoctoral experience. Preference will be given to an appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to establish an independent research program and contribute to undergraduate medical and graduate student teaching in the area of Immunology. Active areas of research within the Immunology program at Memorial University include autoimmunity, viral immunology, tumor immunology and innate immunity. Potential applicants should refer to the Immunology Program website at www.med.mun.ca/graduate/immuno.htm for more information. The Division of Basic Medical Sciences also includes active research groups and graduate programs in Neuroscience, Cancer Research and Cardiovascular/Renal Physiology.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, contact details for 3 referees, a letter of application describing research interests and a brief research plan. Applications or enquiries should be directed to

Dr. Michael Grant
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NF, Canada
A1B 3V6
(mgrant@mun.ca).

Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2002. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Memorial University is committed to the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

DEAN OF EDUCATION

Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, Faculty of Education. The successful applicant will provide strong, creative and collaborative leadership and sound administration for the Faculty and serve as its spokesperson within and outside the university.

In addition to a strong record of accomplishment as a scholar and teacher, candidates should have administrative experience in an academic setting and the energy and vision to sustain and build upon the Faculty’s commitment to develop teachers who are community leaders, who aspire to the highest standards of learning and who can effectively meet the needs of learners in a diverse environment. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the educational system in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as the rest of Canada and about its needs for teacher-education programs and ongoing professional development.

The Faculty of Education, comprising 777 undergraduate students, 280 graduate students, 44 full-time faculty and 32 FTE staff, offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Further information on the Faculty of Education is available on the Memorial University website at www.mun.ca.

Memorial University of Newfoundland is Atlantic Canada’s premiere comprehensive university and one of the region’s most important research facilities. It plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. The university is located in a community known for its friendliness, historic charm, vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

The appointment will take effect in January 2003, or as soon as possible thereafter, for a term of five years, renewable. Written nominations or applications, the latter accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of five referees, should he submitted to:

Dr. Maureen Volk
Chair, Search Committee for Dean of Education
School of Music
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NF
A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 737-2543
Fax: (709) 737-2666
E-mail: mvolk@mun.ca

The search committee will start examining application files on October 21 and continue the search until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.