The Université de Sherbrooke seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Immunology and Cellular Biology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
The applicants sought are those of exceptional candidates with strong training in cancer immunology/immunotherapy, whose expertise will complement the skills and the research themes already present in the Department of Immunology and Cellular Biology. Expertise in general immunology will also be considered.
The Department has a particular interest in candidates with a research program related to the study of innate and adaptive immunity to tumors, oncogenic events that have an impact on host immunity, and the development of new therapeutic interventions.
Challenges and duties:
- Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Supervise graduate students.
- Develop basic and applied research activities, maintain a competitive research program funded by external funds and obtain salary support from provincial and/or national programs.
- Participate in university life.
- Contribute to the community.
- Hold a doctoral (Ph.D.) diploma in a biomedical discipline.
- Hold at least three (3) years of postdoctoral experience.
Regular full-time position.
Starting expected date: from July-September 2021
The examination of applications will be ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates must submit a complete curriculum vitæ and a short research plan (maximum of 2 pages).
In addition, please have three (3) letters of recommendation sent directly by the signatories to Pr. Francois Boudreau (contact information below).
Pr. François Boudreau, Department Director
Department of Immunology and Cellular Biology
Job posting 03702
Université de Sherbrooke
Faculty of Medecine and Health Sciences
3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Z8-2028/PRAC
Sherbrooke (Québec) J1H 5H3
Tel. : 819 821 8000, ext. 72122 | 819 820-6831
The Université de Sherbrooke Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences has a first-class reputation due to its innovations in the field of medical pedagogy, its capacity to adapt to society's ever-changing needs, and the success of its world-class research teams. It is the only Faculty of Medicine in Canada and the only French-language Faculty of Medicine in the world to be recognized as a World Health Organization collaborative center in the field of health training.
The Department of Immunology and Cellular Biology is located on an integrated campus featuring the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, a university-based hospital (CHUS), an affiliated research center (CRCHUS), and the Pharmacology Institute of Sherbrooke, an environment that offers unique possibilities in terms of fundamental and translational research.
The Department currently consists of 17 professors and over 70 post-doc and graduate students spread over two graduate programs (Cell Biology and Immunology). Its professors are active in a variety of research areas, including cellular and molecular immunology, cancer biology (more particularly to cancer of the digestive tract), stem cell biology, cancer vaccine, immunotherapy, autoimmunity, chronic inflammation, intracellular signaling, gene regulation and proteomics.