Mitacs Accelerate Postdoctoral Position

Location
Winnipeg (City), Manitoba
Salary
$30,000 - $35,000 per annum
Posted
August 13 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA / MITACS ACCELERATE
 

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION

 Neuroscience/Neuropharmacology  - 3 years

*Must be either Canadian citizen or hold permanent residence of Canada.


The MITACs funded project is directed by Dr. Paul Fernyhough, St Boniface Hospital Research Centre, in collaboration with WinSanTor Inc, San Diego. The work is focused on identifying novel peptides derived from snake venom that exhibit nerve growth enhancing capability. In silico chemistry will design novel peptides for screening in adult neuron cultures. Subsequent studies will investigate mechanism of action via GPCR pathways. See Calcutt et al, 2017, J Clin Invest for background information.
 

Qualifications: Must hold a PhD in neurobiology or related field (e.g. cell biology, biology or pharmacology). Prior experience with signal transduction, cell culture, gene expression studies, genetic manipulation and/or fluorescence microscopy would be advantageous.

Salary:  $30,000 - $35,000 per annum

How to apply: Send cover letter, CV and names of 3 references to Kelly Jorundson at email: kjorund@sbrc.ca

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