A post-doc research position is available at the department of Medicine, McGill University 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 Assistant Professor in Immunology and holder of a Canada research chair at UQAM (co-supervisor).
• PhD 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.
• Significant scientific contributions and excellent communication skills are required.
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). Only potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Salary: A competitive salary is guaranteed based on the CIHR salary ranks