University of Alberta

Postdoctoral Fellows in Malaria Vaccine Research

School of Public Health

Competition No.  -    A109142433
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Two postdoc positions are available to work on projects to develop a vaccine against malaria in pregnancy in the lab of Dr. Stephanie Yanow. 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.


  • 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

To apply, please forward your CV, transcript and contact information for three references to:

Stephanie Yanow
Professor in Global Health
School of Public Health
University of Alberta

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.