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Assistant Professor - Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy - Université de Sherbrooke

Province: Sherbrooke, Quebec
Position: Assistant Professor - Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy
Deadline: September 30, 2019
Posted: May 17, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The Université de Sherbrooke is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of tumor immunology and immunotherapy. The candidate will join the Immunology graduate program within the Cell Biology Department of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In keeping with the strategic development of personalized cancer research at our University, we expect the successful candidate to carry out strong, externally-funded research in areas such as innate and adaptive immunity to tumors, oncogenic events that impact on host immunity, and development of novel therapeutic interventions. The selected candidate should also be committed to teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Applicants must have a PhD degree in a biomedical discipline as well as post-doctoral experience in the field of cancer immunology. Demonstrated excellence in research during training is also required. Since the Université de Sherbrooke is a French-language institution, professors are expected to acquire an ability to teach in French within three years of their appointment.

Additional Information

The following supporting documents are required:
• A cover letter
• A curriculum vitae
• A three-page statement outlining research goals and approaches
• The name and contact information of three referees, with at least one of the referees being the doctoral or post-doctoral supervisor

Contact Information

Applicants are invited to submit their CV, a synopsis of their research program (up to 3 pages) and the names of 3 references to:
Dr. François Boudreau, PhD
Director, Department of Cell Biology
Pavillon de recherche appliquée sur le cancer (PRAC)
3201, rue Jean-Mignault, Sherbrooke, QC, J1E 4K8
Tel.: (819) 821-8000, ext. 72122
Fax: (819) 820-6831
Sherbrooke, QC. J1H 5N4 Canada

Employer Profile

The Department of Cell Biology is located on an integrated campus featuring the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, a university hospital (CHUS), an affiliated research center (CRCHUS), and the Pharmacology Institute of Sherbrooke. The Université de Sherbrooke offers an environment that offers unique possibilities in terms of fundamental and translational research.
The Department of Cell Biology currently consists of 17 professors and over 70 post-doctoral and graduate students. The Department has been expanding recently and is a vibrant academic community that hosts two graduate programs (Immunology and Cell Biology). Its professors are active in a variety of research areas, including cellular and molecular immunology, cancer biology, cancer vaccine, immunotherapy, autoimmunity, chronic inflammation, intracellular signaling, and proteomics. For more information, please see https://www.usherbrooke.ca/dep-anatomie-biologie-cellulaire/