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Postdoctoral Scholar - Western University

Province: London, Ontario
Position: Postdoctoral Scholar
Deadline: August 30, 2018
Posted: June 18, 2018

Job Description / Duties

A postdoctoral position is available starting September 1, 2018 in the laboratory of Dr. Rodney DeKoter in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. This research will be supported by a grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. The project will use mouse models to study the gene regulatory processes underlying the origin of precursor B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL). The ideal candidate has a PhD, MD, DVM (or equivalent), has experience in animal care and use, and has experience in multi-color flow cytometry. Additional background in molecular biology is preferred. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and as an effective member of a dynamic team. The DeKoter lab is additionally affiliated with the Department of Oncology at Western and the Children's Health Research Institute.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate has a PhD, MD, DVM (or equivalent), has experience in animal care and use, and has experience in multi-color flow cytometry. Additional background in molecular biology is preferred. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and as an effective member of a dynamic team. The DeKoter lab is additionally affiliated with the Department of Oncology at Western and the Children's Health Research Institute.

Additional Information

The research stipend will be competitive and commensurate with experience and sought expertise. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit by email their curriculum vitae, a 1-page statement of research interests, and names and contact information of two references to:

Salary: TBD

Contact Information

Dr. Rodney DeKoter
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Department of Oncology, Division of Experimental Oncology
Western University
1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, N6A 5C1 CANADA
Phone : (519) 661-2084
Fax : (519) 661-3499
E-mail: rdekoter@uwo.ca

Employer Profile

Western University is located in London, Ontario, with a metropolitan census of approximately 530,000. As Canada’s 11th largest city, London boasts an extensive educational and health care community including three teaching hospitals, two research institutes, and an academic health sciences network across Southwestern Ontario. With full time enrollment of 32,000, Western offers a wide range of academic and professional programs. Further information about the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Western University can be found at www.schulich.uwo.ca, and http://www.uwo.ca. More information about postdoctoral scholars at Western can be found at: http://www.grad.uwo.ca/postdoctoral_scholars/index.html