Research Fellow
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Toronto, Ontario, CA
2d ago

Job Details

We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated Post Doctoral fellow with a documented history of immunologic research and a strong background in bioinformatics .

The aim is to study and develop novel strategies to better understand allergen immune-interactions for the diagnosis and treatment of food allergy.

Here's What You Get to Do :

  • be actively involved in the design and conduction of experiments to answer questions related to the project given
  • work independent
  • organize and analyze data, derive final conclusions based on her / his analysis and discussions with experts in and outside of the lab
  • work on manuscripts, grant proposals, abstracts based on the research findings
  • effectively communicate, and coordinate sample / data exchange as part of clinical trials with the help of research coordinators and collaborators.
  • Supervise undergraduate students related to her / his given projects
  • Here's What You Need :

  • A PhD degree in allergy / immunology, or a related field and a strong interest in immune mechanism of food allergy in particular immunological tolerance development.
  • Experience in working with human samples and an understanding of human immunology.
  • Experience in working with clinical trial data will be a plus.
  • Experience on human immune cell sorting, primary cell culture and standard techniques such as western blot, ELISA, real time PCR, confocal microscopy.
  • Molecular biology techniques in the context of RNA sequencing
  • Programming experience preferably in R
  • Experience in RNA seq and Array analysis
  • Experience of advanced multi-color flow cytometry (10>
  • color) and / or mass cytometry (CyTOF) measurement and analysis

  • A proven track record in innovative problem solving.
  • Good communication skills and fluency in both spoken and written English.
  • Employment Type : Full Time, 1 year contract (possibility of renewal)

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    SickKids is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization.

    If requested, SickKids is proud to make available accommodations to support applicants with disabilities during the interview and assessment process.

    Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.

    Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.

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