Date Posted: Mar 1, 2018
An opportunity is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Ken Croitoru based at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Croitoru laboratory (http://croitorulab.com/) is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms behind genetic, environmental and microbial factors that contribute to the development and progression of Inflammatory Bowel Disease using patient samples, mouse models and in vitro studies.
Under the guidance of Dr. Croitoru the candidate is expected to draft and present research plans and projects, carry out individual experiments, analyze and present data, prepare manuscripts for publication and present data at national and international meetings.
We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with a track record of creativity in developing experimental strategies and a knowledge base in any or all of the following: mucosal immunology; T cell biology; animal models; and microbiome analysis. A PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or a related field, is required.