Postdoctoral Positions In Malaria Vaccine Research

Edmonton, Canada | University of Alberta

  • Industry:
    Education (Higher)
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Biotech/R&D/Science
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Lab of Dr. Stephanie Yanow


Two postdoc positions are available to work on projects to develop a vaccine against malaria in pregnancy. Applicants will study mechanisms of host immunity to malaria in pregnancy and develop target antigens as vaccine candidates. Seeking applicants with skills in vaccinology, peptide chemistry, epitope mapping, immunology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Experience in malaria research is ideal but not essential.


Qualifications


PhD, preferably in the biological or biochemical sciences


Strong track record of publications


Enthusiasm to work as part of a team


Experience supervising undergraduate and junior graduate students


Strong written and oral communication skills