Postdoctoral Positions


The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac), a research institute at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, is seeking a number of postdoctoral fellows to work in the fields of pathogenomics and vaccine development. VIDO-InterVac is a preeminent research institute with its primary focus on microbial pathogenesis and vaccine development against both human and animal pathogens.


Positions are available in a number of different areas.

Required Skills

The successful candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in an appropriate discipline, will be expected to work in a team-based research environment and subscribe to VIDO-InterVac’s philosophy of high quality research of relevance to the end user. All positions have flexible start dates and are guaranteed for a term of 2-3 years. Candidates must have obtained their degree within the last 5 years.


The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) is a world leader in infectious disease research and vaccine development. With 150 interdisciplinary personnel, over $200 million in infrastructure and four decades of experience, our team seeks solutions to prevent and control human and animal infectious disease threats.

Note: 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.

Only the candidates that will be interviewed will be notified

The successful candidate will be required to undergo and meet certain requirements such as reliability status screening assessment, background check and a criminal record check as a condition of employment.

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