Postdoc: Integrating Surveillance and Research to Address Emerging Threats from Antimicrobial Resistance to the Sustainability of Livestock Production and Human Health


Applicants must possess at minimum a PhD in a related field by the start date and qualify for admission to the Graduate Studies at the University of Calgary. The candidate must have training and experience in epidemiology, biostatistics and risk assessment methodologies. Familiarity with aspects of antimicrobial resistance would be an asset. Applicants should also be hard working, organized, and work well in a team.


Salary is approximately $50,000 per year for a one year term.

Application Details:

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the intent of starting employment by January 2016. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, and names of three professional references to:

Dr. Sylvia Checkley
Assistant Professor, veterinary and public health
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health
University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Phone: (403) 210-7409

The letter of intent should describe the applicant’s strengths, research interests and professional goals. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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