Postdoctoral position in Dr. Michael Rudnicki’s Laboratory

Contact/Scientist: Dr. Michael A. Rudnicki
Program: Regenerative Medicine
Institute: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Brief Job Description

An Industrial Postdoctoral Fellow position is available immediately to work in the Rudnicki laboratory funded by a research contract to the OHRI from Satellos Bioscience. The Fellow will investigate signaling mechanisms that regulate polarity and asymmetric division. The research will require expert knowledge of muscle biology, cell and molecular techniques, potentially including cell culture, molecular biology, immunocytochemistry and histology, etc.

Eligibility Requirements (Education/Experience)

Candidates with PhD training in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry are strongly encouraged. Postdoctoral candidates should hold a PhD in life sciences and be committed to a career in science. Applicants should be well-trained in advanced biology, with a track record of publications. The candidate should have a flexible and cooperative spirit with strong commitment to team efforts, have excellent critical thinking and analytical skills, highly developed communication skills, and a demonstrated passion for innovative research.

Contract Details

The full time contract is for three years and is renewable.

Comments to applicant

Interested candidates should submit a brief description of their research experience and career goals and CV with a full list of publications as a single pdf file via e-mail to Ms. Sandy Martino.

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