Assistant Professor Pharmacology And Toxicology : Guelph, Ontario CANADA

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The Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Pharmacology and Toxicology. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Pharmacology or Toxicology, at least two years of postdoctoral research experience and an outstanding record of research productivity. A DVM or equivalent degree and experience teaching in a veterinary or other health professions school is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program to support graduate training in the department’s Biomedical Toxicology program, as well as to contribute to teaching in the department’s Pharmacology and Toxicology courses. Applicants whose research interests would complement the existing strengths of the department in Reproductive Biology and Development, Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular Physiology or Neuroscience are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Ontario Veterinary College is a founding college of the University of Guelph, which is one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities. The Department of Biomedical Sciences, together with the Departments of Clinical Studies, Pathobiology and Population Medicine, comprise the academic core of the Ontario Veterinary College. The Department of Biomedical Sciences offers undergraduate courses in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program, as well as in the Biomedical Science and Toxicology B.Sc. majors and the University’s expanding collaborative undergraduate and graduate Neuroscience programs. The University of Guelph has important collaborative links with other universities and health science centers in southern Ontario, as well as a unique relationship with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), providing access to research stations and support funding. The Department offers MSc and PhD programs, and is also involved in the Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) graduate program administered by the Ontario Veterinary College. Further information about the undergraduate programs can be found on the university, college and departmental websites:;;
The city of Guelph ( is a vibrant community of approximately 118,000 people, located in southern Ontario, 100 km west of Toronto and 200 km north of Buffalo, NY.
Salary and faculty rank are negotiable, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The deadline for applications is Dec. 1, 2010, or until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae (including a summary of teaching experience) to: Dr. N.J. MacLusky, Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON NIG 2W1, Canada. Fax: (519) 767 1450; E-mail: Candidates should arrange for confidential letters of reference from three referees to be sent to Dr. MacLusky under separate cover, at the time of application.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.