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Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
The Hospital for Sick Children - Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Location
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Salary
Competitive Salary plus benefits
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine, Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Hospital

Our developmental biology laboratory is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow interested in working at the interface of stem cell biology, developmental biology, synthetic biology and machine learning. We are located with the Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program of the Research Institute at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and are affiliated with the University of Toronto.  Our lab focuses on 1) understanding how the human lung forms and the molecular drivers of diseases, 2) creating better lung mimetics for disease modelling and, 3) identifying and testing novel therapeutics for cystic fibrosis and respiratory viral infections using iPSC-derived lung models. We are a diverse team working on cutting-edge projects and collaborating with interdisciplinary researchers. We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative researcher with an open mind and a strong work ethic to join our team. Please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your past research achievements and future research interests.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Complete one principal project and contribute to others within the lab or with external collaborators.
  • Collaborate with researchers in other research institutes.
  • Learn custom methods and assist in devising new ones.
  • Details of potential project will be disclosed to invited candidates for interview.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • PhD or equivalent degree.
  • Knowledge of developmental and cell biology is required.
  • Knowledge of computer science and stem cell biology is beneficial.
  • Strong work ethic, time-management, organization and collaborative ability.
  • Creativity and open mindedness.

 

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