Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in One Health Economics

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in One Health Economics focused on investigating the economic impact of health-related problems at the animal, human and environmental interface. We are seeking an individual who will develop a leadership role in research as part of an interdisciplinary team in dynamic disease modelling.

The ideal candidate will have earned a PhD (obtained within the last 10 years) or completed post-doctoral training in Animal Health Economics, Agricultural Economics, Human Health Economics, or a closely related discipline. The candidate should be emerging as a nationally or internationally recognized scholar demonstrating a strong potential for attracting competitively awarded research funding and training of graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to serve as a key contributor to interdisciplinary research and training teams in dynamic modelling in health and will have an exceptional track record. This research may include economic analysis and modelling related to antimicrobial resistance, emerging diseases, control of food or water borne diseases, evaluation of government policy and regulatory impact, producer and consumer choice behavior, the effect of animal diseases on a regional or national economy, food security or other related topics. The successful candidate will be appointed at an academic rank commensurate with their qualifications and experience within the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.

Interested candidates should send a current CV, letter of introduction, contact information for three referees, and a research summary, in confidence to: Dr. John Campbell, Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine; 52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B4, Canada. Email: john.campbell@usask.ca: Phone: 306-966-7158. For more information, please click here.

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