Assistant Professor (Host-Pathogen Interactions), Tenure-Track (BB-2B0A6)
Found in: Talent CA
Description:Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor with the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology in the area of Host-Pathogen Interactions. We are searching for individuals with exceptional promise to develop a vibrant, externally funded research program. We especially encourage applications from candidates using both molecular and cellular approaches to address significant research questions in host-pathogen interactions and that complement and expand upon existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will also show a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The department has several areas of research strength encompassing structural, genetic, cellular and molecular biological and biochemical investigator-led programs focused on viral and bacterial pathogenesis, cancer biology, immunology and various aspects of metabolism, offering many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Specific research areas of BMI faculty can be viewed here: (). The department benefits from having the Canadian Light Source situated on our campus, and the department has strong affiliations with the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a family-friendly city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000. Qualifications Applicants must have a PhD degree and post-doctoral experience in a biomedical discipline relevant to the position and a demonstrated ability to conduct original, innovative research. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and show an interest in fostering collaborations with faculty members in the department and elsewhere on campus. Salary band for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor for the 2021-2022 academic year is $98,178 to $117,978. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
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