The projects to be undertaken are supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), and will explore the roles of mouse and human innate-like T lymphocytes in host responses to viral pathogens (e.g., influenza A viruses and SARS-CoV-2) and sepsis-causing microbes, and in regulation of antitumor immune surveillance.
The ideal candidates have a PhD, MD, DVM (or equivalent), and are well-versed in immunological techniques, including flow cytometry. Additional background in RNA sequencing analyses and experience in mouse models of malignant and infectious diseases are preferred. The candidates should be able to work both independently and as effective members of a collaborative and growing team.
Applicants should submit, preferably by e-mail, their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and names and contact information of three references to Mansour Haeryfar using the contact information provided below. The closing date will by July 15, 2021. However, the review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and sought expertise
S.M. Mansour Haeryfar
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology & Allergy
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery
1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, N6A 5C1 CANADA
Phone : (519) 850-2488
Fax : (519) 661-3499
Web : https://haeryfarlab.com/
Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Mansour Haeryfar (https://haeryfarlab.com/) in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.
Western University is one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities and ranked frequently among Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Located midway between Toronto and Detroit and within short driving distances from the Great Lakes, London is known as the "Forest City" and is home to “Canada’s most beautiful university campus”. It is also considered Southwestern Ontario’s cultural and educational hub (please also refer to http://www.startlondoncanada.com/ and https://www.londontourism.ca/).