The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto invites applications for the position of Research Associate (Limited Term) to lead / design research projects in the area of behavioral pharmacology.
Candidates require a Ph.D. with demonstrated academic and research expertise in the field of behavioural pharmacology and neurochemistry of the dopamine system.
Experience working with rodents, conducting behavioural pharmacology experiments, in vivo and in vitro neurochemistry as well as assessment of dopamine transporter levels is required.
and presenting findings at meetings and conferences. Candidates must also have experience designing, planning and executing experiments and research.
Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required, and proven ability to work positively with others in a large collaborative laboratory.
Beyond these responsibilities, the individual may be asked to participate in the preparation of grant applications and research supervision of two or more students or other trainees.
At all times, the individual will be expected to support the overall research and teaching missions of the lab.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified incumbents are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.