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Universite de Sherbrooke

Date Posted Jun. 2, 2020
University Universite de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, , Canada
Department Department of obstetrics-gynecology
Application Deadline Oct. 30, 2020
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2021
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  • Research Professor
  • Physiology/Human Physiology
    Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Medical Microbiology
    Biomedical Sciences
    Health Sciences - General

L’Universit√© de Sherbrooke and the Department of Obstetrics-gynecology of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences invites application for a full-time position as a Research professor. This is a full-time professor tenure track position.

The sought candidates must have a training in physiology, pharmacology and/or biochemistry. Their research expertise must complement the Department skills and current research themes. Hence, special consideration will be given to candidates with a focus of investigation in the physiology and pathophysiology of membrane interface or lipid signaling related to perinatology.

- Teach in French in the Faculty’s programs, from the first to the third cycle, and actively participate in the supervision of residents and postdoctoral fellows.
- Supervise graduate students.
- Participate in university life and contribute to the community.
- Establish an independent research program including obtaining peer-reviewed external grant funding (e.g., CIHR, NSERC), as well as a personal support award (e.g., FRQ-S).
- Develop his/her own scientific niche in collaboration with the clinician-researchers of the institution and lead an independent research program in the area of gravid uterine sphere, placenta and fetal membranes.

- A PhD in life sciences (e.g., Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry).
- Postdoctoral training for a minimum of 3 years in related life science fields.
- A track record of productivity, i.e., high quality scientific publications.
- Experience in teaching and training undergraduate and graduate students.
- Ability to lead graduate students.
- A marked interest and good aptitudes in teaching and pedagogy, as well as in research, development and innovation.
- A leadership, enterprise and excellent ability to communicate efficiently with internal and external partners.
- Strong interpersonal skills, collegiality and ability to lead and motivate teams.
- The ability to teach in core French, or the capability to reach it within 2 years.


    The University is committed to making a priority of these values as strategic factors of excellence. This commitment is stated in the University’s Plan d’action d’équité pour les programmes interorganismes (2017-2022). The University invites all qualified individuals to apply, in particular, women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities under the Programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi (PAEE).

    Moreover, the selection tools can be adapted, with an assurance of complete confidentiality, to the needs of persons with disabilities who so request. The University also encourages individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

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Contact Information

  • Dre Sophie Desindes
    Department of obstetrics-gynecology
    Universite De Sherbrooke
    3001, 12e Avenue Nord



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