Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Two years: 2014-2015)

“Domestic Animal Models for Human Disease” [Joint position available with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Medicine (Department of Medical Imaging)]

Duties: Develop and conduct research related to the use of spontaneous animal models of cancer for nuclear and molecular imaging and radiotherapeutics. Will assist in the coordination and daily operation of a research program, including the research activities of graduate (both M.S. and Ph.D.) students, technicians and collaborators; be involved in various grant-related activities, and preparation of research reports and manuscripts for publication.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in one of the following areas: nuclear and other imaging, image processing, engineering, biomedical sciences, organ physiology, cell molecular biology, expertise in data interpretation and publication of results in the scientific literature; and strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with grantsmanship, manuscript preparation, teaching and supervising undergraduate and graduate students, and a demonstrated ability to work independently and with other investigators, support personnel, and students in a collaborative research environment.

Applications will be accepted until filled.

How to Apply: Please send a covering letter stating how your background and qualifications match the position is required, a full curriculum vitae (CV) detailing your education, awards, publications, research experience, etc. and at least two letters of reference to:

Dr. Baljit Singh
Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
Room 4104.1, Dean’s Office
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 5B4
Email: baljit.singh@usask.ca

Screening of applications will continue until the position is successfully filled. Only candidates that are interviewed will be notified. The expected start date is January 1, 2014.

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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.

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