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Post Doctoral Fellow - University of Toronto, Dept. of Immunology

Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Post Doctoral Fellow
Deadline: May 15, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Area of Research: Immunology
The applicant will join a dynamic and exciting research team studying regulation of T cell responses in viral infection and cancer. We are interested in recruiting a post doc to work on a project aimed at understanding the requirements for generating long-lived immunity in the respiratory tract. There is also a possibility to work in the cancer area as well.

Description of duties: The applicant will use a variety of in vivo models including mixed bone marrow chimeras and unique knock-out mouse models and employ single cell methods such as high parameter flow cytometry and single cell transcriptomics to study regulation of T cell immunity in viral infection and cancer. For more information on the Watts lab see: https://immunology.utoronto.ca/faculty/tania-watts

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required qualifications: You have recently (within last 3 years) completed a PhD or equivalent in the Biological Sciences. A strong foundation in immunology, through prior education or experience, with technical experience studying immune cells in mouse models using multi-parameter flow cytometry. Expertise in or interest in learning how to analyze single cell transcriptomics data is desired.

Additional Information

Application instructions
Individuals interested in this position must submit a CV and a cover letter indicating their research interests, along with the names of 3 references (to be contacted only after permission given by applicant), by e-mail to: tania.watts@utoronto.ca

Closing date: May 15, 2023 (or when filled)

Supervisor: Tania Watts, PhD

Expected start date: July to August , 2023 (negotiable).

Term: Initial appointment is for 1 year, with possibility of extension for 2 more years.

FTE: 100%

Salary: 60,000 per annum plus FB

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