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 Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Neuroscience

The Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy (, and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI; have joined forces to invite applications for a full-time academic position (tenure track), at the Assistant Professor level.    

The ideal candidate for this position will be a neuroscientist / cell biologist (broadly defined).  We are particularly interested in candidates that use advanced microscopy and/or live cell imaging techniques. The successful candidate will be based in one of the nine “NeuroTeams” of the HBI ( 

Qualifications include a PhD, MD or MD/PhD and evidence of ability to develop an independent research program that will integrate with and complement one of the nine HBI NeuroTeams.  The position provides 75% protected time for research, and will include expectations to contribute to undergraduate and graduate level teaching.  This is an excellent opportunity to develop an independent, externally-funded research program within a highly collaborative environment.  Generous startup packages to develop a vigorous research program are available through the HBI.

More details of this unique opportunity can found document at:

Potential applicants should submit a cover letter, academic CV, a statement of research interests (not to exceed 2 pages) and the names of three (3) referees, by February 29, 2016, to: 

Dr. Benedikt Hallgrimsson,
Professor and Head
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB, Canada T2N


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