From: S. Becker (becker@meitner.psychology.mcmaster.ca)
Date: Tue Apr 23 2002 - 08:57:21 CEST

 McMaster University is a research-intensive
institution and leading centre for biological and
biomedical research. The Department of
Biology is expanding and over the next year will fill
six new faculty positions. We invite
applications for a tenure-track position in Computational
Biology at the Assistant or Associate
Professor level, effective July 1, 2002.

 Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Biology or a
related field, possess at least one year of
postdoctoral experience, and have a
productive research record in an area of Computational
Biology. We encourage applications from a
broad range of individuals applying
mathematics, statistics, and/or computer
science to the study of biological questions.
Research areas include but are not limited
to bioinformatics, basic developmental biology,
genomics, molecular biology, molecular
evolution, neurobiology, ecology, population biology
and population genetics. In addition,
candidates that make use of parallel
programming/computers are particularly
encouraged to apply and will be able to take
advantage of the local Shared Hierarchical
Academic Research Computing network
(SHARCNET) cluster of over 300 processors.

 The successful applicant will be expected to
establish and maintain an independent and
externally funded research program and
contribute to the education of undergraduate and
graduate students.

 Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae,
a statement of their research interests, a
statement of their teaching interests and
experience, and three of their most important
publications. Applicants should arrange for
three letters of recommendation to be sent to -
Dr. T.M. Finan, Chair of Biology, McMaster
University, Department of Biology, 1280 Main
Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1,
Canada. Evaluation of applicants will begin March
25, 2002 but the position will remain open
until filled. Please refer to the position to which
you are applying in your covering letter. (see

  All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however Canadian citizens and
permanent residents will be given priority.
McMaster University is committed to employment
equity and encourages applications from
qualified candidates, including, members of
visible minorities, aboriginal peoples,
persons with disabilities and women.

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