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Postdoctoral Fellow - York University

Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Deadline: April 15, 2019
Posted: February 19, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The Abdul-Sater lab at York University in Toronto has an availability for a postdoctoral fellow position to work on a recently funded CIHR project. The lab is interested in understanding the regulatory mechanisms of inflammation with an emphasis on rheumatic diseases.

This postdoctoral position is available in May 2019 and will remain open until the position is filled. We are looking for a highly motivated PhD graduate who meets the qualifications and description outlined below. The fellow is expected to use and establish cellular and animal models to investigate the role of TRAF1 in rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. Experiments will entail using molecular biology and biochemical techniques as well as multi-color flow cytometry. In vivo experiments will employ mixed bone marrow chimera in several models of rheumatoid arthritis and sepsis.


Qualifications / Required Skills

Applicant must have a PhD in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry, human genetics, physiology, molecular biology, or a relevant discipline.
Relevant experience includes flow cytometry, animal models and standard molecular biology and biochemical techniques

0-3 year of postdoc experience

Additional Information

To apply for this position, please submit the following documents:
• A cover letter
• A detailed and up to date CV
• A brief statement of research experience
• Contact information for three individuals willing to provide references

Please submit all documents by email to aasater@yorku.ca by April 15, 2019.
Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview to be conducted in person and/or by telephone or Skype.

Salary: $45,000 - $50,000

Contact Information

Ali Abdul-Sater
aasater@yorku.ca