Assistant Professor in Immunology, University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Salary range 93,293 - $112,109, including a comprehensive benefits package
September 28 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. Candidates from all areas of Immunology are invited to apply. Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD, and /or a comparable degree from a recognized university as minimum academic credentials, a record of excellence in research, and promise of excellence in teaching. The faculty member will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program and contribute to teaching in graduate and undergraduate health sciences and medicine programs.

The Department: The successful applicant will join our multidisciplinary academic department comprising 13 core faculty. The department has active graduate programs at the Masters and Doctoral levels, and oversees an undergraduate degree program in Microbiology and Immunology. We are located in the Academic Health Sciences Building, a collaborative research environment that includes both basic and clinical departments. We also have strong partnerships with other on-campus units including the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre; the College of Veterinary Medicine, the School of Public Health, and the Canadian Light Source - Synchrotron. These relationships offer opportunities for collaboration and joint mentoring of students. It should be noted that as of July 1, 2018, our department will merge with the Department of Biochemistry thereby offering even greater opportunity for collegial interaction and collaboration.

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The University ( 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 about 20,000. The University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure and recreational opportunities across the seasons (

The assistant professor salary range is $93,293 - $112,109, and includes a comprehensive benefits package comprising a pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, statement of research interests and plan (maximum 4 pages), teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and contact information for three referees. Applications should be directed to:

Professor Jo-Anne R Dillon, Head

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Health Sciences Bldg, Room 2D01.10

College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon SK, Canada   S7N 5E5

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Initial review of applications will take place November 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The position has an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

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.