Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Toronto General Hospital Research Institute-Advanced Diagnostics

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University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Postdoctoral Research Fellow in our Advanced Diagnostics department.

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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,600 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN’s seven research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

A postdoctoral position is available starting immediately in Immunology at the Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network. The postdoctoral fellow will study hematopoietic cell niche biology.

Candidates will have an MD and/or Ph.D. and a background in molecular and/or cellular immunology. Experience in immunobiology is preferred, but not necessary. The successful candidate must be highly motivated and independent, possess good verbal and written communications skills, and have a good track record of scientific accomplishments (including publications in peer-reviewed journals).

• PhD awarded within the past 5 years
• Detail-oriented and well organized
• Excellent laboratory skills including tissue culture, cell culture, flow cytometry, and molecular biology
• Experience with animal models and micro dissection preferred
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Computer literacy (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Posted Date: December 9, 2021              Closing Date: January 6, 2022

More information and apply here.