A PhD student position in Immunology and Virology is available at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) to work on a collaborative research project on pulmonary immunity during HIV infection. The CIHR-funded project is part of the Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise (CanCURE) and aims to assess the immunological mechanisms involved in HIV persistence within the lungs of HIV-infected individuals. The candidate will be co-supervised by Dr Cecilia Costiniuk, Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases at McGill (principal supervisor) and Dr
Mohammad-Ali Jenabian Associate Professor in Immunology and holder of a Canada research chair in immuno-virology at UQAM (co-supervisor).
•MSc degree in immunology, virology, molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field.
• Strong interest in working with human specimens and HIV.
• Laboratory experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry and immunology.
• Excellent communication and writing skill in English
Please submit your CV, a cover letter and the names and contact information of three referees in one single PDF document to Dr Costiniuk (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Salary: A competitive salary is guaranteed based on the CIHR salary ranks