Postdoctoral Fellow in Regenerative Medicine
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
7d ago

Posted : 05 / 29 / 2018 12 : 49 : 45 PM

Postdoctoral Fellow in Regenerative Medicine

Sunnybrook Research Institute (affiliated with the University of Toronto) has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr.

Marc Jeschke, Division of Biological Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute and Ross Tilley Burn Centre (RTBC). The RTBC is the largest burn centre in Canada and treats patients with minor and major burn injuries.

The PI has appointments with the University of Toronto Department of Surgery and Divisions of Plastic and General Surgery, Department of Immunology and Institute of Medical Sciences.

Description

The desired incumbent is an enthusiastic, highly motivated , organized individual with exceptional interpersonal skills who will enjoy collaborating and conducting research in a stimulating environment.

The candidate will conduct research in the area of regenerative medicine which encompasses Stem cell biology, 3D-skin printing, biology of wound healing and scarring.

We made recently major strides in these areas and hope to have novel therapeutic approaches that can be implemented into the clinical scenario.

The advantage of this study is the direct clinical implication of the research; once mechanisms are discovered intervention will be tested and a clinical trial will soon follow.

Candidates should be highly motivated with an interest in translational research, scarring, stem cells, wound healing, and inflammation.

Skills and Qualifications :

  • PhD or PhD (c) (or combined MD / PhD) in Biological Sciences. Molecular Biology, or Immunology
  • Experience in some or all of the following techniques : tissue processing, imaging (e.g. confocal microscopy), flow cytometry, biochemical techniques (e.
  • g. western blot, IP’s, etc.), primary cell culture, animal / rodent models, molecular biology techniques (real-time gene expression, etc.)

  • Some familiarity with isolating and manipulating mouse or human stem cells
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and results-oriented
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proven track record of publications in high quality journals required (minimum of 5 publications); some successful minor grant funding desirable
  • In the Jeschke lab, we pride ourselves on fostering a positive, open, exciting, and productive research environment. Qualified and like-

    minded candidates are invited to submit a cover letter (brief description of research experience and interest) and CV to : Dr.

    Marc Jeschke at marc.jeschke sunnybrook.ca (with Postdoctoral Fellow Regenerative Medicine in the subject line).

    We thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

    Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to : visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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