Assistant Professor, Computational Biology

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Science and Technology
Home Office
100,202.00  Annual
71,506.00  Annual
Permanent Full Time
Division Faculty of Science and Technology FTE 1.0
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 2043
Posted 02/01/2021 Wage Min 71506.0000
Closing Date 03/01/2021 Wage Max 100202.0000


Athabasca University is hiring an Assistant Professor, Biology with expertise in Computational Biology. 

This position will be responsible for the teaching, administration, and maintenance of courses in Biology, as well as the development of courses in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and other course development related to faculty programs and priorities.

Coordination and teaching duties include handling student issues (grade appeals, course challenges, exam reviews, transfer credit requests, academic misconduct), assessment, and supervising a team of Academic Experts (AEs) who are responsible for assisting students and marking.  Service to the Centre for Science, the Faculty of Science and Technology, and the broad university community through participation in meetings and committees is required.

The position will also be responsible for maintaining a research program in a relevant field, the supervision of research students, and participation in research-related activities and collaborations. 



  • A PhD degree and post-doctoral experience in a relevant field is required. Experience in online learning and familiarity with digital technologies in teaching and research is an asset.
  • Applicants should submit their current CV, a research profile, and the contact information of three references.


The full job description can be viewed at: Assistant Professor, Computational Biology

For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Shauna Zenteno, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology at


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