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Postdoctoral Fellow in DNA damage-induced inflammatory signaling - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University Health Network

Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in DNA damage-induced inflammatory signaling
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: October 15, 2018

Job Description / Duties

A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available immediately for a biologist in the Harding Lab of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at the University Health Network, Toronto, Canada. The work will focus on cellular DNA damage responses, specifically how they influence genome stability, inflammatory signaling and responses to combined radiation therapy and immunotherapy.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The position is available for an energetic, creative fellow with strong expertise in molecular studies of cancer biology. The successful applicant will be expected to bring novel ideas and approaches to the program and contribute to the scientific development of new and existing projects, experimental design, data analysis and manuscript/grant preparation. Candidates should have a strong background in DNA damage signaling, epigenetics, immunology, radiation biology and/or cancer cell biology and hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field. Experience in tissue culture, molecular biology, and mouse tumour models are required. Experience in NGS (e.g. ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq) or DNA damage response/repair assays will be considered an asset. Recent PhD recipients are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

This is a yearly renewable position and salary will be commensurate with experience and institutional guidelines.

Contact Information

Please forward a current curriculum vitae including a full publication list, names of three references and a paragraph describing why you would like to work in the Harding Laboratory to: shane.harding@uhnresearch.ca.

Employer Profile

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is affiliated with the University of Toronto and is part of the University Health Network (UHN), one of Canada’s largest hospital-based research centres. As one of the top five cancer research institutes in North America The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is a rich academic environment located in the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Toronto, Canada.