Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations, and within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, at McMaster University, invites applicants for a 3-year contractually limited appointment (renewable) faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. This position will be located at McMaster University Main Campus. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology promotes and supports cutting-edge, integrative, and collaborative basic research in reproduction, development, and related areas of biology, as well as strong connections between basic and clinical research.
We invite applications from outstanding candidates studying the molecular biology
of reproduction using cell-based or physiological models in combination with molecular or genomic approaches to address fundamental questions concerning reproductive biology. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to epigenetics, implantation, placental biology, female reproductive tract microbiome, endometriosis or other benign gynecologic conditions. Candidates with an applied component to their research program, integrating research from the bench to the bedside, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D., or equivalent graduate degree, a demonstrated record of significant research, the potential to make substantial contributions as an independent investigator, and a commitment to teaching undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop or maintain a robust, independent, externally-funded research program. Collaboration with other members of the department or Faculty of Health Science is also encouraged.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or “No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”.
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The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration, and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.
The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
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Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 22247 or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.
McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).
McMaster’s standard statement of commitment to employment equity as outlined in the McMaster University Employment Equity Policy and Recruitment Statement;
How to apply:
Interested applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae, research interests, the names and contact information of at least three professional references and a brief statement describing contributions to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service in academic, professional or community contexts to the Mosaic Career Opportunities page, which can be accessed here:
This posting closes on May 17, 2021.
All inquiries should be addressed to :
Dr. Jon Barrett
Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Faculty of Health Sciences,
1280 Main Street West, HSC-2F39
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Tel. 905 521 2100 ext 76696
e mail: email@example.com
Job Opening #: 37476