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Postdoctoral Molecular biology Jobs @ UHN | Canada

Postdoctoral Molecular biology Jobs @ UHN | Canada

Postdoctoral Molecular biology Jobs @ UHN | Canada: University Health Network (UHN) is a healthcare and medical research organization in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.University Health Network is ranked first in Canada for research funding and was named Canada’s top research hospital by Research Infosource in 2015 It owns and operates four major hospitals: Toronto General, Toronto Western, Toronto Rehab and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
Toronto General Hospital is central to the organization and is known for its leading cardiovascular health research and multi-organ transplantation. Toronto Western Hospital has conducted influential research in the neurosciences and is home to the Krembil Research Institute. The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is one of the world’s top-five cancer research hospitals, and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute is Canada’s largest rehabilitation institute. UHN operates its own educational institution for certification in the applied health sciences, The Michener Institute, which began in 1958.

Postdoctoral Molecular biology Jobs @ UHN | Canada

Project description :

Investigating Radiation Response of Pancreatic Tumors, Their Vasculature and Microenvironment .The applicant will lead efforts to investigate radiation response in solid tumors, their vasculature and microenvironment using optically-enabled intravital imaging techniques and new transparent window chamber animal models of cancers (with a focus on pancreatic cancer)

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD degree in tumor biology, molecular biology, cell biology, bioengineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with cell culture and small animal handling are essential.
  • Experience with vivo optical microscopy and strong microsurgical skills
  • Excellent scientific written, communications skills and a demonstration of manuscript productivity, preferably in high impact journals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The candidate will be expected to help lead the development of new research grants and support grant reporting activities.
  • In addition, the candidate will be expected to mentor and co-supervise junior members of the lab.

The project will be conducted in the DaCosta Lab (http://labs.uhnresearch.ca/rdacosta/) in the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, in Toronto, Canada.

Postdoctoral Molecular biology Jobs @ UHN | Canada

JOB POSTING #786433
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Molecular Imaging Laboratory
Reports to: Manager
Hours: 35 hours per week
Status: Temporary Full-Time (minimum 2 year contract)
POSTED DATE: August 4, 2016
CLOSING DATE: August 18, 2016

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

View Original Notification and How to Apply : http://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/uhncareers/JobDescription.asp?SiteID=10031&JobNumber=786433

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