Postdoctoral Fellow in Epigenetics

Location
Toronto (City), Ontario
Salary
Salary to be commensurate with CIHR guidelines and include health insurance and employee benefits.
Posted
July 05 2016
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoctoral position available on collaborative projects to study epigenetic impacts of early life adversity and complex disease in animal models and humans. State of the art experimental approaches will include genome-wide DNA methylation, chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing and transcriptomics. Applicants with a background in neuroscience, molecular biology, or immunology are encouraged to apply. Research experience in genomics and/or computational approaches will be helpful. Interested applicants should email Dr. Patrick McGowan at patrick.mcgowan@utoronto.ca with their curriculum vitae and a brief description of their research interests. Please use the subject line "Postdoctoral position" (no quotes). Informal inquiries prior to submitting a formal application are welcome, however please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.

The University of Toronto has been recognized as the top university in Canada and one of the top 20 in the world according to the 2015 Times Higher Education World University report. Located in southwestern Ontario with one of the most temperate climates in the country, Toronto is Canada's largest city. The demographics of Toronto make it one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with CIHR guidelines. Excellent benefits. Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is governed by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

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