The Biophysics Group @ UdeM

Department of Physics - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Biophysics

The Department of Physics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in experimental biophysics. The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University. The appointed candidate will be expected to pursue a vigorous research program in experimental biophysics. Candidates from all fields of biophysics encouraged to apply. However, priority will be given to candidates with research interests aligned with those present in the Department: membrane protein biophysics and bionanoelectronics.


    - Ph. D. in physics.
    - A record of outstanding research achievements.
    - Strong commitment to teaching.
    - An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required*.

Deadline: December 5, 2018
The application must include the following documents:
    - a cover letter
    - a curriculum vitæ
    - copies of recent publications
    - the candidate’s proposed research program

Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees. Application and letters of recommendation must be sent to the Department Chair by December 5, 2018, to the following address:

M. Richard Leonelli, directeur
a/s de Mme Diane Choinière
Département de physique, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry
Faculté des arts et des sciences, Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7

or by e-mail at:

For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site.

*Language Policy
Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Employment Program
Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process, our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured of the confidentiality of this information. Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people of all sexual and gender identities to apply.

Immigration Requirements
We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Trainee Positions

We are recruiting talented and motivated graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in structural biology or molecular neuroscience. Interested candidates should send their CV and a motivation letter directly to one of our members.

Graduate students are accepted for:

International students are encouraged to apply. A biochemistry program is offered in English, and any exam can be taken in English or French. More information for international students can be found here.

Interview with Tanja Kalstrup, Grad Student in Biophysics and Molecular Physiology