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Scientist in Immunology - VIDO-InterVac

Province: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Position: Scientist in Immunology
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Posted: July 30, 2020

Job Description / Duties

We are looking for an outstanding individual who has a strong background in immunology, host-pathogen interactions, and/or vaccinology with the following academic qualifications: PhD and or DVM/MD. The successful candidate is expected to build a strong, independent and externally funded research program in immunology and the development and evaluation of novel mitigations strategies. Research Scientist positions at VIDO-InterVac are non-tenure track appointments that have responsibilities, compensations, and career progressions that align with traditional academic appointments at the University of Saskatchewan. These responsibilities includes running independent research programs that align with the goals of the organization, supervising technicians and trainees (summer students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows) and contributing to the university community. Most Research Scientists at VIDO-InterVac are members of the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and have adjunct professor positions in one of the academic departments at the University of Saskatchewan.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Note: The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The University welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Contact Information

Interested candidates are asked to submit their application including a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references online via the following link: https://vido-intervac.humi.ca/job-board/immunology/2377

Employer Profile

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization- International Vaccine (VIDO-InterVac) is seeking a Research Scientist to establish a competitive research program in infectious disease immunology and vaccine development. VIDO-InterVac, as a part of the University of Saskatchewan, is one of Canada’s largest research organizations focused on infectious diseases of humans and animals. The organization has currently >150 staff, a highly collaborative research environment, and some of the most advanced infrastructure in the world, including largest high containment facility in Canada. For further information please review the VIDO-InterVac website at www.vido.org.