Search Begins for First Bassingthwaighte Chair in Integrative Physiology

Dec 7, 2020

Photo of the Donnelly Centre with CN Tower in the backgroundThe Donnelly Centre The Department of Physiology and the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research invite applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in the area of Integrative Physiology.  

We seek an outstanding individual to lead an innovative program in integrative physiology that employs computational/mathematical/physiomic modeling approaches to help understand mechanisms underlying transitions from healthy and diseased states in cells or organisms.

The successful candidate will lead a program to develop quantitative approaches for answering important physiological questions via collaborations within a multidisciplinary team that might include, for example, mathematicians, computer scientists, bioengineers, stem cell and systems biologists. The appointee will be expected to sustain research at the highest international level; to maintain and lead an outstanding, independent, competitive, externally funded research program; and to participate actively in departmental and affiliate institute activities. 

This is a joint appointment between the Department (51%) and the Centre (49%) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor OR Professor. The expected start date is July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will be considered for appointment as the James B. Bassingthwaighte Chair in Integrative Physiology, a new endowed Chair position at the University of Toronto. The appointment as Chair will be for an initial 5-year term, renewable following a favorable review.

If applying at Assistant Professor rank, click here for full details

If applying at Associate Professor or Professor rank, click here for full details.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We especially welcome applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, disabled persons / persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Read about our Departmental approach to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion here.