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Postdoctoral Researcher - Sunnybrook Research Institute

Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Posted: September 3, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Sunnybrook Research Institute (fully affiliated with the University of Toronto) has an opening for a temporary full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Michele K. Anderson. The postdoctoral project will focus on the molecular mechanisms of T cell development and immune function, using newly generated mouse models with altered expression of HEB and/or Id proteins.

Qualifications / Required Skills


PhD in Immunology or related field, obtained within the last 3 years.
Significant background in lymphocyte development and gene regulation
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work in a dynamic collaborative environment
Creative innovative thinker who will provide intellectual as well as experimental input
Commitment to and passion for curiosity-driven basic science is essential


Experience with animal handling and maintenance
High dimensionality flow cytometry including intracellular staining
Molecular biology techniques such as cloning, RNA and DNA extraction, PCR, qRT-PCR, Western blotting, and immunoprecipitation
Experience in primary immune cell isolation and characterization
Ability to perform basic bioinformatic analysis of large data sets

Additional Information

Outstanding candidates that fit these criteria should apply by email to Michele Anderson (manderso111@gmail.com). Please include a cover letter, a CV and contact information for three references. Application will be open until position is filled.

Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Contact Information


Employer Profile

Michele Anderson is a Professor of Immunology at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute, which is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.