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Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in One Health at the University of Saskatchewan

December 02, 2015
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Funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Integrated Training Program in Infectious Diseases, Food Safety and Public Policy (ITraP) is an interdisciplinary, international training initiative based at the University of SaskatchewanThe program's ultimate goal is to reduce the medical, economic, and social impacts of outbreaks for people, industries, and the public sector.

This funded position must contribute to synergies emerging at the borders of human, animal, and environmental health.

To apply you must find co-supervisors at the University of Saskatchewan and partner institutions (listed below) and develop a research project. The project must bring together at least two complementing but distinct disciplines and must be within the mandate of ITraP.

To be eligible you must have completed your PhD defense by December 31, 2015, and must be within three (3) years of defending your thesis as of December 31, 2015.

The postdoctoral stipend is for $40,000 per year for two years. (Please note that this is stipend funding only; funding for projects or travel expenses will not be covered.)

The proposal must contain the following:

  • Abstract (<200 words)
  • Introduction and background for the project, including the goals, and how the goals fit the ITraP mandate (<400 words)
  • Hypothesis or research question to be addressed (<200 words)
  • Experimental design (<400 words)
  • Implications of the expected results for furthering knowledge, commercialization, policy, etc. (<200 words)
  • Curriculum vitae and list of publications (applicants must specify their contributions to multi-author publications)
  • Statements by co-supervisors agreeing to fund and participate in the project

Partner Institutions:

Please submit proposals electronically to Amanda Kelly, ITraP Program Coordinator, by December 15, 2015.

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