Assistant Professor, Zoonotic Viral Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

University of Calgary

Job ID: 30459
Up to date: November 14, 2023
Location: Foothills Campus

We want to take this chance to acknowledge the normal territories of the individuals of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can also be dwelling to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Description

School place “Zoonotic Viral Illnesses”
The School of Veterinary Medication (UCVM) on the College of Calgary invitations purposes for a full-time Tutorial place in Zoonotic Viral Illnesses. The profitable candidate shall be appointed on the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure monitor). The anticipated begin date is July 1, 2024, or an earlier mutually agreed upon date.

Place Description and Related Duties
The chosen applicant shall be an rising chief within the space of Zoonotic Viral Illnesses, epidemic/pandemic viruses that may trigger a everlasting risk to human and animal well being. The chosen applicant can have in depth experience in an infection pathogenesis, prevention and management, together with, however not restricted to, cutting-edge vaccine improvement, therapeutic drug discovery, delicate diagnostic instruments, environmental monitoring methods, or evolution of rising viruses on the human-animal interface. The chosen applicant is anticipated to ascertain an externally funded analysis program that’s transdisciplinary and doubtlessly complementary and collaborative with present strengths in an infection biology analysis on the schools of Veterinary Medication, Medication (CSM), Science and Engineering (SSE). There are cutting-edge core services in place, together with for analysis with small and huge animal fashions, and a newly renovated Containment Stage 3 facility. Along with fostering a thriving coaching program, the chosen candidate will take part in undergraduate, DVM program and graduate degree instructing.

Place Necessities
• PhD and potential DVM or equal
• Postdoctoral analysis experiences in infectious illness/viral illness analysis
• Demonstrated monitor file of publications and the potential to acquire exterior funding

The chosen applicant will be a part of the School of Veterinary Medication, with the likelihood for adjunct appointments at different Colleges. The analysis setting is multi-disciplinary and prioritizes transdisciplinary analysis initiatives. The chosen applicant must display a capability and willingness to construct connections with investigators throughout UCVM and the College of Calgary in such initiatives. Expertise with lecturing and progressive academic approaches, course improvement and coordination, and a demonstrated file of affect in undergraduate and graduate instructing shall be an asset. The chosen applicant may even have alternatives to be concerned in administrative and repair actions that have an effect on the UCVM group.

Easy methods to Apply
Please apply on-line through the ‘Apply Now’ hyperlink on the UCalgary careers web site:

Please remember that the applying course of permits for under 4 attachments (which can require you to merge paperwork). An entire software ought to embrace:
• Cowl letter and curriculum vitae, together with the title and phone data of three referees
• Assertion of analysis pursuits, accomplishments, and imaginative and prescient (most of two pages)
• Assertion of instructing philosophy (most of two pages)
• Assertion on Fairness, Range and Inclusion (most of 1 web page)

Questions could also be addressed to:
Hermann M. Schaetzl, at [email protected].

Utility Deadline: December 22, 2023

Details about the college
UCVM is a extremely analysis lively college with presently seven organized analysis teams, which incorporates the An infection Biology Analysis Group. UCVM is persistently ranked among the many High 40 worldwide veterinary faculties, with an rising sponsored analysis funding. At the moment, UCVM is dwelling to 11 analysis chairs, 4 of them Canada Analysis Chairs. UCVM has roughly 80 college members, 150 workers, 150 graduate college students, 35 post-doctoral fellows, and 15 superior medical trainees. UCVM’s DVM program offers a complete basic veterinary training to 50 college students per 12 months, presently increasing to 100 college students. Descriptions of the School, its applications, and its departments will be discovered at

The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous group partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} various workers/college advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of the whole campus and higher group. We’re dedicated to eradicating obstacles which have been traditionally encountered by some individuals in our society. We attempt to recruit people who will additional improve our range and can help their educational {and professional} success whereas they’re right here. Particularly, we encourage members of the designated teams (girls, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen/racialized minorities, and various sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage in the course of the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions relating to [diversity] EDI at UCalgary will be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Range and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for lodging will be despatched to Human Assets ([email protected]).

All certified candidates are inspired to use; nonetheless Canadians and everlasting residents shall be given precedence. On this connection, on the time of your software, please reply the next query: Are you a Canadian citizen or a everlasting resident of Canada? (Sure/No)

Extra Data
To be taught extra about educational alternatives on the College of Calgary and all we’ve to supply, view our Tutorial Careers web site. For extra data go to Careers within the School of Veterinary Medication.
The College strongly recommends all college and workers are absolutely vaccinated towards COVID-19.

In regards to the College of Calgary
UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial college, situated in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis. It’s a prime analysis college and one of many highest-ranked universities of its age. Based in 1966, its 36,000 college students expertise an progressive studying setting, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial pondering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups. Begin one thing at present on the College of Calgary. For extra data, go to

About Calgary, Alberta
Calgary is without doubt one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of many world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a metropolis of leaders – in enterprise, group, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians profit from a rising variety of world-class eating and cultural occasions and revel in extra days of sunshine per 12 months than every other main Canadian metropolis. Calgary is lower than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts essentially the most in depth city pathway and bikeway community in North America.

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