McGill University

Postdoctoral Position

McGill University Health Centre

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Postdoctoral position available beginning in the fall of 2019 to explore roles of deubiquitination in muscle atrophy and metabolism in the laboratory of Dr. Simon Wing in the Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, McGill University ( The research will employ both cellular and mouse models with an orientation towards translation. The work will be in collaboration with a pharmaceutical firm and so will offer opportunities for interactions with industry. Stipend will be Cdn $45,000 – 50,000 depending on the candidate’s experience.

The successful applicants will benefit from an outstanding research and training environment. McGill University ranks amongst the top 40 academic institutions in the world (‐world‐university‐rankings). The new Centre for Translational Biology at the RI-MUHC contains state of the art core facilities in cellular imaging, immunophenotyping, proteomics, metabolomics, drug discovery, bioinformatics, rodent imaging and phenotyping ( Career development programs are offered by the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training (RI-MUHC Montreal is widely recognized as a vibrant, cosmopolitan city that is extremely popular amongst students from around the world.

Candidates must:
• Have a strong conceptual background and extensive experience in cellular and molecular biology in metabolism.
• Be self motivated, able to perform independent studies as well as function proactively and collegially in a team setting.
• Possess good written and oral communication skills.
• Have completed a PhD degree or equivalent within the past 3 years with demonstrated productivity.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Mary Lapenna at
• A cover letter addressing the above requirements
• CV
• Names and contact information for 3 references.
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre is committed to diversity and equity in employment.


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Postdoctoral Position