Post-doctoral Fellow
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa, ON, CA
6d ago

The Ottawa Hospital : Inspired by research. Driven by compassion

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa.

With more than 1,700 scientists, clinician investigators, trainees and staff, and total revenues of more than $100 million, we are one of the foremost Canadian hospital-based research institutes.

We are investigating virtually every major disease and condition, with a focus on answering important health questions and translating our findings into benefits for patients and society.

Job Description :

Postdoctoral positions are currently available in the Stewart lab for qualified individuals who are interested in translational stem cell and other regenerative strategies for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases including pulmonary arterial hypertension.

The Stewart lab is particularly interested in developing innovative strategies to enhance stem / progenitor cell regenerative / repair activity in relevant preclinical models of cardiovascular diseases.

Basic Requirements (Education / Experience) :

The successful candidate possesses :

  • PhD in Biology, Cell Biology or Medical Science (or related field of study)
  • Experience in cell biology and related technologies; minimum 5 years
  • Strong publication record
  • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to design and conduct both in vitro and in vivo studies
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to excel in leading independent projects, as well as, collaborating in a multi-disciplinary research environment
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience working with stem or progenitor cells
  • Demonstrated cardiovascular and pulmonary biology expertise is an asset but not required
  • Technical proficiency with genomic techniques, programming / scripting, and bioinformatics utilities are an asset
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