Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
28d ago

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.
  • Qualifications :

  • 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.

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