Postdoctoral Fellow - TRAC

Employer
University of Toronto
Location
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Salary
Commensurate with experience and in accordance with the collective agreement.
Posted
February 18 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

DONNELLY CENTRE 

University of Toronto 

JOB POSTING – POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW 

Area of Research: Developing recombinant antibodies as tools and therapeutics 

Description of Duties: Three post-doctoral positions are available in which the candidates will conduct innovative research on harnessing the power of recombinant antibodies to develop tools for basic research and also to treat human diseases. The successful candidates will be part of a larger team of scientists in the Sidhu laboratory and the Toronto Recombinant Antibody Centre (TRAC) that is broadly focused on using protein engineering to develop research tools and novel therapeutics. 

This is an excellent training opportunity that will allow the candidates to participate in a multidisciplinary scientific program that bridges basic science and translational pre-clinical research. Our work involves collaborations with academics as well as industry partners from around the world. The candidates will gain exposure to innovative approaches that are critical to the burgeoning biotechnology sector. 

We are looking for individuals who are team-players, highly productive, and are able to deliver results in a timely fashion. The ability to communicate complex scientific results to a broad audience is essential. Strong expertise in cellular biology, pharmacology, immunology, protein engineering/biochemistry, or high-throughput screening is preferred. Individuals are expected to be able to design and perform experiments independently, manage multiple projects concurrently, write manuscripts, and present in regular meetings as well as international conferences. 

Salary: Commensurate with experience and in accordance with the collective agreement. 

Required Qualifications: 

Candidates should have a PhD in immunology, cellular biology, protein biochemistry, pharmacology or a related discipline. They will be responsible for assay design, experimental execution, manuscript preparation, and data presentation. Strong communication skills, adherence to deadlines, and record keeping skills are needed. 

Application Instructions: All individuals interested in this position must submit, via email, a cover letter and curriculum vitae to sidhurecruit2019@gmail.com

Closing Date: Ten working days from posting date OR until position has been filled. 

Supervisor: Professor Sachdev Sidhu (Scientific supervision Dr. Lia Cardarelli) 

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible 

Term: 1 year (with possiblility of renewal up to 3 years) 

FTE: 

The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow (pro-rated for those holding a partial appointment) recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work. 

Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. 

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. 

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

Apply for Postdoctoral Fellow - TRAC

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Supplementary Documents must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Science Careers by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.


When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Science Careers you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs