Friday, March 04, 2011

Get a Job: in Victoria

From Faculty Position 2011.

University of Victoria
Biochemistry and Microbiology


The Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology leads in molecular biological research at the University of Victoria with strengths in structural biology, microbial pathogenesis, regulation of gene expression, and epigenetics.

The department is the academic home of the University of Victoria-Genome BC Proteomics Research Centre – an internationally recognized centre for proteomics research focused on structural proteomics, metabolomics, clinical proteomics, and protein imaging. The Centre also provides support for proteomics research in the areas of protein identification, quantitative proteomics, and biomarker discovery and validation.

Applications are invited for a tenure track position for a Biochemist at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The department is interested in applicants who intend to develop a hypothesis-driven research program that builds on a background of proteomics. The research program of the successful applicant is expected to complement the aims of the Proteomics Centre and the research strengths of the department. A strong commitment to teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs of the department is required.

The deadline for application is 15 March, 2011. Applicants should provide electronic versions of a CV, a statement of research objectives, a statement on teaching objectives, and arrange for electronic letters from no more than 3 referees to be received by the application deadline.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of any sexual orientation and gender, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Robert D. Burke, Chair
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
University of Victoria
Canada V8W 3P6


  1. Damn. I've been in Victoria. I've never regretted so deeply not being a biochemist.