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Post-doctoral position - McGill University

Province: Montreal, Quebec
Position: Post-doctoral position
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Posted: April 9, 2018

Job Description / Duties

A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the theme of molecular and cellular mechanisms of autoimmune peripheral neuropathy in the Pain Immunology Lab led by Dr. Ji Zhang. We use various animal models of chronic pain and sophisticated molecular, cellular and behavioral experimental approaches to dissect underlying mechanisms. For more information visit our web site: http://painimmunology.lab.mcgill.ca.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate must have a PhD in Neuroimmunology or Immunology. He (She) must be highly motivated, proactive and autonomous, with great scientific rigor and excellent organizational skills. He (She) must be result-driven, able to manage several experiments head-on, actively participate in the laboratory activities in a collegiate way and help in supervising junior trainees. He (She) must have a very good team spirit, be proficient in written and oral English and be an excellent communicator. He (She) must have a solid expertise in multiparametric flow cytometry, cell culture, molecular biology/biochemistry approaches (qPCR, Western Blot, ELISA and immunohistochemistry) and proficiency in animal experimentation. Knowledge and experience with viral infection would be an asset. Background in neuroscience will also be a plus, but not a necessity.

Additional Information

CIHR funded project.
1-year contract, renewable depending on progress of the project and mutual satisfaction.

Contact Information

ji. zhang@mcgill.ca

sylvie.fournier@mcgill.ca

Employer Profile

Dr. Ji Zhang
Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry
McGill University

Dr. Sylvie Fournier
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Faculty of Medicine
McGill University