Current positions available
In the table below you will find our department listings as well as listings outside the department.
The DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY at the UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Molecular Microbiology/Immunology. The Department fosters a highly collegial and collaborative environment and we invite applications from outstanding researchers who share this vision. The successful applicant is expected to develop a rigorous, externally funded, independent research program that enhances the existing research strengths of the Department and capitalizes on the excellent research community at the University of Victoria. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching.
The Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology is within the Faculty of Science at the University of Victoria in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The department is research-intensive, publishes extensively, and has an excellent record of external funding from national and international sources. The Department is comprised of 18 faculty members and 5 adjunct faculty members with research strengths in the areas of biomolecular analysis, structural biology, proteomics, microbial pathogenesis, gene regulation and signaling, cancer/cancer immunology, and glycobiology. The University of Victoria offers outstanding research infrastructure, particularly in proteomics, structural biology and microscopy, which is supported by a highly skilled biotechnical services team. The University has close ties with the Deeley Research Centre/BC Cancer Agency and the University of Victoria-Genome BC Proteomics Centre. The Department has strong research-enriched undergraduate and graduate training programs and is committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring.
Review of applications will begin 2 February 2015. Applicants should provide electronic versions of a CV, a 2 page description of their proposed research program and how it would enhance the strengths of the Department, a statement on teaching experience and objectives, and arrange for electronic letters from 3 referees to be sent to:
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people of any sexual orientation and gender, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority
WORK STUDY PROJECTS, 2014/15 DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY & MICROBIOLOGY
The following work study positions have been filled:
BIOC 7 (there are 60 hours remaining for the Jan - Apr 2015 term)
BIOC 9 (there are 67 hours remaining for the Jan - Apr 2015 term)
BIOC 12 (there are 24.5 hours remaining for the Jan - Apr 2015 term)
The competition for Teaching Assistant positions for 20142015 is now closed
The rate of pay for Teaching Assistants will be in accordance with the CUPE 4163 salary schedule for Senior Assistants. Priority will first be given to graduate students enrolled in the department's graduate program, in accordance with the department's Appointment Priority Policy.
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology Appointment Priority Policy for Specialist Instructional (CUPE 4163) Positions
The Biochemistry and Microbiology Graduate Program normally requires all graduate students to complete 4 teaching assistant assignments (a total of 4 lab sections) during their undergraduate degree. Specialist Instructional (CUPE 4163) Positions are therefore assigned to graduate students within the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology as described in the below.
Appointment Priority Policy - Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
1. Graduate students in the department previously appointed to a bargaining unit position who have not fulfilled the TA component of their program.
2. Graduate students in the department not previously appointed.
3. Graduate students in the department who have fulfilled the TA component of their program.
4. Other qualified graduate students (including those in other departments).
5. Qualified undergraduates.
The two part-time laboratory assistant positions to work in the teaching labs from September 2014 through April 2015 have been filled.The rate of pay for Junior Laboratory Assistants will be in accordance with the CUPE 4163 salary schedule for Junior Assistants.
BC Cancer Agency Research Assistant - 2 positions
The Deeley Research Centre has Research Assistant II positions open for individuals interested in joining their emerging T cell therapy program. Outstanding individuals interested in being part of this exciting new endeavour are encouraged to apply.