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The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Aboriginal engagement is a strategic priority.

Graduate Student, Pharmacy

Competition No.: req493

M.Sc. or Ph.D. position  in Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova’s laboratory, University of Saskatchewan

Department: College of Pharmacy and Nutrition

Salary Information:   MSc: $20,000/annum minimum; PhD: $25,000/annum minimum

Project:  The project on interaction of eukaryotic cells with ionizing radiation is funded by the United States Department of Defense and involves investigation of the interaction between eukaryotic (fungal) cells with various types of ionizing radiation with the purposes of developing novel radioprotective compounds for soldiers on the battlefield and cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.

Qualifications: MSc applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably with independent research experience.  PhD applicants should have (or expect to complete) an MSc degree and should have publications in PubMed-listed journals.  Applicants will be expected to apply for scholarship funding support if selected for the position.

GPA: 85% for Canadian applicants, 3.7 and above for US applicants

How to Apply: Email your CV, a written statement describing how your research experience and career goals make you the perfect candidate for this position and names and contact information of three references to, indicating that you are interested in Dr. Dadachova’s graduate student position in the subject line.

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

This research position will be supervised by Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova and questions may be directed to: Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova, Professor, Fedoruk Chair in Radiopharmacy, E-mail:

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.