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Assistant Professor, Zoonotic Viral Diseases

Employer
University of Calgary - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Location
Calgary (City), Alberta
Salary
TBD
Closing date
Dec 16, 2023

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Veterinary Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time academic position in Zoonotic Viral Diseases. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track). The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024, or an earlier mutually agreed upon date.

For more information and to apply: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/13595851-assistant-professor-zoonotic-viral-diseases-faculty-of-veterinary-medicine

The selected applicant will be an emerging leader in the area of Zoonotic Viral Diseases, epidemic/pandemic viruses that can cause a permanent threat to human and animal health. The selected applicant will have extensive expertise in infection pathogenesis, prevention and control, including, but not limited to, cutting-edge vaccine development, therapeutic drug discovery, sensitive diagnostic tools, environmental monitoring strategies, or evolution of emerging viruses at the human-animal interface. The selected applicant is expected to establish an externally funded research program that is transdisciplinary and potentially complementary and collaborative with current strengths in infection biology research at the faculties of Veterinary Medicine, Medicine (CSM), Science and Engineering (SSE). There are cutting-edge core facilities in place, including for research with small and large animal models, and a newly renovated Containment Level 3 facility. In addition to fostering a thriving training program, the selected candidate will participate in undergraduate, DVM program and graduate level teaching.

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