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Research Associate – Bernatchez Lab

Employer
The University of British Columbia
Location
British Columbia (CA)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Sector
Doctors, Anesthesia
Organization Type
University and College
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Research Associate – Bernatchez Lab | Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics

The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time, term position (1.0 FTE) at the rank of Research Associate to work in the field of Muscle Biology and Physiology.

The UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics consists of more than 450 physicians, scientists and teaching faculty who provide undergraduate and graduate programs in pharmacology and therapeutics, postgraduate residency programs and fellowships in anesthesiology. This faculty appointment within the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics will provide the candidate with opportunities for collaboration with the scientists in the department and the wider Faculty of Medicine scientific community, as well as linkages to relevant research centres and institutes at UBC.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Skeletal Muscle Pathology, Muscle Biology an/or Muscle Physiology, a minimum of 5+ years related experience, and a good publication and successful grant writing records in the fields. A primary goal for a candidate will be to perform and develop skeletal muscle-related assays, such as immunohistochemistry, histology, muscle cell isolation, breeding of animal models of muscle disease. 

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:
The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research in a relatively independent manner on muscle disease, muscle histology, animal breeding, while managing the PIs laboratory infrastructure and supervision of research assistants, graduate and undergraduate students. They are also expected to present results at various meetings, play an active role in developing research proposals, writing manuscripts for publication, and other related documents.

DURATION AND SALARY:
The position will begin September 1, 2022 for a period of 1 year. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit, is committed to employment equity, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Interested individuals should send, no later than April 30, 2022 their curriculum vitae, a concise statement of research interests, the names of three referees and copies of representative publications to:

Allison Rintoul

Administrative Manager, UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Email: allison.rintoul@ubc.ca

Subject Line: Research Associate

 

Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2022 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Our Vision: To Transform Health for Everyone.

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Our Vision: To Transform Health for Everyone.

Ranked among the world’s top medical schools with the fifth-largest MD enrollment in North America, the UBC Faculty of Medicine is a leader in both the science and the practice of medicine. Across British Columbia, more than 11,000 faculty and staff are training the next generation of doctors and health care professionals, making remarkable discoveries, and helping to create the pathways to better health for our communities at home and around the world.

The Faculty - comprised of approximately 2,200 administrative support, technical/research and management and professional staff, as well approximately 650 full-time academic and over 9,000 clinical faculty members - is composed of 19 academic basic science and/or clinical departments, three schools, and 24 research centres and institutes. Together with its University and Health Authority partners, the Faculty delivers innovative programs and conducts research in the areas of health and life sciences. Faculty, staff and trainees are located at university campuses, clinical academic campuses in hospital settings and other regionally based centres across the province.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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