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Staff Postings

UBC Science uses an online recruiting and application process for staff positions. Visit the UBC HR website to view the complete list of postings for UBC. If you are an internal applicant, please be sure to apply through Self Service, to make sure your internal rights are recognized.

Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Biology (Tier 2 Canada Research Chair)

The Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Evolutionary Biology (Canada Research Chair Tier 2). This is a tenure track position, with initial appointment to be made at the Assistant Professor level, beginning no earlier than July 1, 2015.

The position requires a PhD, postdoctoral experience, and an exceptional research record. We seek an outstanding individual with an innovative and integrative research program. We especially encourage applications from individuals with expertise in genomics examining fundamental questions in evolutionary biology. The research area should complement existing faculty strengths in evolutionary biology and the Zoology Department.

The successful applicant will become a full member of the Department of Zoology and of the Biodiversity Research Centre, an outstanding group of scientists studying evolution, ecology, systematics and genetics.

The deadline for applications is September 5, 2014. See details at:


Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia is seeking an outstanding new investigator for a full time tenure-track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking candidates of exceptional scientific talent who have demonstrated success and high potential in experimental, theoretical or computational research in any contemporary area of Chemistry.

The position requires a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience and an outstanding research track record. The successful candidate will develop and maintain an internationally recognized research program. As a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry, the successful applicant will be expected to effectively supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty members, obtain external funding, effectively teach undergraduate and graduate Chemistry courses and actively participate in departmental activities. Successful candidates will complement and strengthen the Department's expertise in research and education.

The anticipated start date is July 1, 2015. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014. See details at:


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