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Postdoctoral fellow - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Universal Health Network

Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Postdoctoral fellow
Deadline: October 31, 2020
Posted: September 3, 2020

Job Description / Duties

Fully-funded postdoctoral fellow positions in the laboratory of Dr. Naoto Hirano at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network (UHN) and University of Toronto are immediately available to be engaged in basic, translational, and clinical researches to develop novel immunotherapies for cancer, autoimmune diseases, and autoinflammatory diseases. Our research program aims to provide training opportunities for career development toward future independence in academia or industry. Opportunities for mentoring and leadership experience will be provided and presenting at national and international meetings is highly encouraged. Collaboration with both academia and industry is highly active.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Highly motivated individuals with a recently awarded PhD in immunology, biochemistry, structural biology, stem cell biology, or a related area and strong interest in cell-based immunotherapy are encouraged to apply. Practical experiences with molecular and cellular biology techniques are required.

Additional Information

Applicants should respond by email with a CV, brief description of research interests, and contact information of three referees in one PDF document to Dr. Naoto Hirano (naoto.hirano@uhnresearch.ca)

Contact Information

Naoto Hirano, MD, PhD
Associate Director for Research
Tumor Immunotherapy Program
Senior Scientist
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Department of Immunology
University of Toronto

Web: https://www.uhnresearch.ca/researcher/naoto-hirano
Web: http://www.immunology.utoronto.ca/content/naoto-hirano
Web: https://oicr.on.ca/investigators/naoto-hirano/

Employer Profile

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. The scope of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. University of Toronto is a leading publicly funded university based in the sixth largest city in North America.