Status : Temporary Full-time (2 years)
Opportunity to work on a modern, advanced institute and lab as part of a multidisciplinary team studying pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis.
PhD in immunology / genetics / molecular biology / cell biology required. Knowledge and experience in bioinformatics is a highly desired asset.
Techniques include flow cytometry, flow sorting, single cell RNA seq, pathway analysis. The candidates are expected to :
Independently design and carry out immunological and cellular assays to evaluate T cell and monocyte functions, such as proliferation, differentiation, cytokine production and gene expression analysis.
Establish and maintain in vivo models
Effectively record and report experiments.
Troubleshoot effectively and think proactively.
Work in a diverse team setting and collaborate effectively on complex projects.
PhD in Immunology, molecular biology, cell biology or a related field
Extensive knowledge and experience in multi-color flow cytometry is necessary
Strong practical knowledge of in vivo disease models, including handling, anesthesia, injections, euthanasia, and dissections
Knowledge of T cell and monocyte biology in the human and mouse systems.
Experience with immunohistochemistry, histology, ELISA, and PCR
Knowledge of human autoimmune diseases
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.
You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.