• Presentation of research results at lab meetings and conferences
• Working independently, and the incumbent will be responsible for managing his/her own research project, as well as assisting his/her trainees with their projects when required
• Writing up results for publication
The successful candidate should be highly motivated and hold a recent Ph.D. in biological sciences with research experience in immunology, microbiome and autoimmune diseases.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Interest and drive in creating his/her own novel research direction
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. This employment opportunity is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Application Instruction: All individuals interested in this position must submit a cover letter describing research experience and interest, a CV and contact information for two referees by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Gommerman at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. UofT is located in downtown Toronto, Canada, a vibrant multicultural world-class city. The successful
candidate will join a dynamic research team comprised of clinician scientists and basic science investigators with research programs in MS, IBD, IgA nephropathy, mucosal
immunology and cell biology at the clinical, in vivo and in vitro levels. The incumbent will be working on a project to investigate how immune-microbiome interactions influence the etiology of Multiple Sclerosis.