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December 11, 2003





Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications and/or nominations from within the university for the position of Head, Department of Biochemistry. The appointment, to be effective May 1, 2004, is initially for a term of three years and is renewable.

The Department of Biochemistry offers undergraduate programs in Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as M.Sc. and PhD programs in Biochemistry and Food Science. Research areas within the Department include lipid biochemistry, toxicology, protein biochemistry, metabolism, nutrition, eucaryotic and procaryotic molecular biology, food science and dietetics.

Applicants are expected to be actively engaged in biochemical research and to offer an established record of externally funded research, administrative competence and teaching excellence. The head must be able to take advantage of the opportunities that will arise.

Applications and nominations will be treated in confidence. An application including a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, or a nomination including a letter from the nominee agreeing to the nomination, along with a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be submitted by Jan. 16, 2004, to:

Dr. Ray Poirier, Chair
Search Committee for Head of Biochemistry
c/o Dean of Science Office

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity.


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