FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN THE FIELD OF NUTRITION AND HUMAN INTESTINAL MICROBIOMEThe School of Nutrition of Université Laval invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the field of nutrition and human intestinal microbiome.GENERAL INFORMATIONThe School of Nutrition is part of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at Université Laval, one of Canada's leading research universities. The School of Nutrition offers a leading research and teaching environment.Université Laval is located in beautiful Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage city and capital of the province of Quebec. With more than 40,000 students, the University is a stimulating working and living environment, in the heart of a metropolitan community of 800,000 inhabitants.JOB DESCRIPTIONThe incumbent will:1)Substantially contribute to the work of the Canada Excellence Research Chair on the Microbiome-Endocannabinoidome Connection in Metabolic Health;2)Carry out and publish research in the field of the human intestinal microbiome;3)Apply for and obtain funding from national and international granting agencies;4)Teach, particularly on nutrition and microbiome topics;5)Recruit and supervise graduate students and postdoctoral trainees;6)Participate in the development and influence of the Université Laval School of Nutrition.SELECTION CRITERIAThe candidate will:1)Hold a PhD in nutrition or biochemistry or microbiology or a related discipline;2)Have a recognized expertise in the field of the human intestinal microbiome;3)Have a scientific record competitive for national funding agencies, as evidenced by important and recent scientific productivity and obtaining scholarships, grants or awards;4)Have demonstrated skills for laboratory work in microbiology, metagenomics, molecular biology and nutritional biochemistry;5)Have ability to work in a team;6)Have the ability to teach in French or commit to be able to do so within one year.Initial university training in human nutrition will be an asset;Experience in university teaching will be an asset.CONDITIONSSalary according to the current collective agreement of the Institution.APPLICATIONDeadline for applications: 2017-08-31Date of employment: 2017-12-01Applications will be processed in the strictest confidentiality.Those interested in applying should submit, by August 31, 2017, their curriculum vitae, a letter detailing their teaching experience, current research, future research interests and the names of three individuals for reference.The application must be sent to:Isabelle Galibois, DirectorSchool of NutritionFaculty of Agricultural and Food SciencesUniversité Laval2425, rue de l’AgricultureQuebec City, Qc, G1V 0A6CanadaPhone: 418 656-2131 ext. 2904; Fax: email@example.com Valuing diversity, Université laval invites all qualified candidates to apply, particularly women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. Priority will, however, be given to persons with Canadian or permanent resident status.
The School of Nutrition is part of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at Université Laval, one of Canada's leading research universities. Université Laval is located in beautiful Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage city and capital of the province of Quebec. With more than 40,000 students, the University is a stimulating working and living environment, in the heart of a metropolitan community of 800,000 inhabitants.