Faculty Opening in RNA Engineering at McGill University

We are writing to inform you of an exciting faculty opening at McGill University, located in Montreal. We are seeking applications for a position in RNA Engineering, which is a joint appointment between the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry. This opportunity is open at the level of Assistant OR Associate Professor, with the application deadline set for April 12, 2024.

This position presents a unique opportunity for the successful applicant to join McGill’s vibrant biomedical research community, contributing to its leading RNA sciences expertise. The individual will play a key role in advancing the field of RNA therapeutics, aligned with the priorities of McGill’s recent $165M DNA-to-RNA (D2R) CFREF grant. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in designing and developing RNA-based therapeutics, with expertise in RNA engineering areas like lipid nanoparticles (LNPs), microfluidics, biomanufacturing, or related fields.

We kindly ask for your assistance in sharing this opening with potential candidates or other relevant contacts in your network. For those interested, we look forward to receiving applications by the specified deadline.

Application information and details can be found under this link: https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/McGill_Careers/job/Duff-Medical-Bldg/Assistant-or-Associate-Professor–Tenure-Track—Departments-of-Biomedical-Engineering-and-Biochemistry–L001339-_JR0000051686

Candidates are invited to reach out to one of the two chairs (below) if they have questions.

Best regards,


Thomas Duchaine, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair

Department of Biochemistry – McGill University


David Juncker, PhD

Canada Research Chair in Bioengineering

Professor & Chair

Biomedical Engineering Department

McGill University

https://www.mcgill.ca/bme | https://juncker.lab.mcgill.ca

david.juncker@mcgill.ca |