The projects to be undertaken are supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Cancer Society, 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 candidate has a PhD, MD, DVM (or equivalent), and is 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 candidate should be able to work both independently and as an effective member of a collaborative and growing team. 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. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and names and contact information of three references who can comment on the technical skills . Please note, due to Western University mandates, we can only hire applicants who have received their PhD degree within the last 5 years.
Contract length: 12 months
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $44,000.00 per year
We adhere to all COVID-19 precautions mandated by Western University. These include mandatory vaccination or testing twice weekly, wearing a mask in all indoor spaces, completing daily COVID screening questionnaires before being permitted on campus.
- Doctoral Degree (required)