Research Associate Full -Term at the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto

Reference ID: 1068
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine

Duration: This is a term position scheduled to end October 31, 2021.

Deadline: 10/18/2020.
Employee Group: Research Associate
Type: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group: R01 — Research Associates (Limited Term): $45,491 – $85,295

Description

The Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto is inviting applications for a full-time one-year Limited Term Research Associate position with primary research interests in exocrine and endocrine pancreas cell biology, with a focus on membrane fusion SNARE proteins and its role in the secretion and autophagy within exocrine and endocrine pancreas. This successful candidate will conduct research for three CIHR grants and be part of a strong team of leaders in exocrine and endocrine research.

Research Areas

The main focus of the research will be on the exocrine pancreas, using human and rodent pancreases to investigate the role of SNARE proteins in autophagy fusion events that underlie pancreatic acinar injury as pathogenic mechanisms of pancreatitis. This involves comprehensive technical expertise in animal models including fine animal surgery to induce pancreatitis, high-level live-cell microscopy imaging, biochemical (immunoprecipitation) and molecular biology expertise (mutant construction, lenti/adenovirus construction). A second research focus will be in pancreatic islet biology in the role of SNARE proteins in insulin granule exocytosis, involving technical expertise in the above-mentioned assays.

Required Qualifications

  1. Possess a PhD or equivalent with a minimum three (03) years postdoc experience in the above-mentioned array of exocrine and endocrine pancreas assays.
  2. Must have: a strong publication record; demonstrated success in the writing and preparation of manuscripts, presentations, reports, briefs, and scientific abstracts and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals; experience conducting and leading systematic reviews; strong knowledge of issues relating to cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry; and, experience coordinating and conducting laboratory-based research.
  3. Skills in both quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and such that applies to imaging analysis.
Quick Overview
Organization University of Toronto
Type of position Postdoc
Country Canada
Subject areas Medicine (Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry)
Fellowship $45,491 – $85,295
Deadline 10/18/2020

Company Information
  • Total Jobs 13 Jobs
  • Address Canada
Connect with us

Faculty Positions at CCMB-CSIR: Natural Sciences

Faculty Positions at (CCMB-CSIR) the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

TUM Visiting Post-Doc Fellowship

TUM Visiting Post-Doc Fellowship: TUM Visiting Post-Doc Fellowship in Global Transformations Germany Visiting Post-Doc Fellowship in Global Transformations for next

Postdoctoral/PhD Positions| Lung Development and Remodeling

The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research has one opening for a Postdoctoral Research Position (m/f/d) and PhD

15 Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor positions: Microbiology/Bacteriology

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites applications for the Posts of Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Microbiology or Bacteriology). Vacancy

Research Scientist / postdoc in Mathematical Germany

Research Scientist / postdoc in Mathematical Germany The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) is seeking to appoint a

PhD students| Multidisciplinary Theory of Law

The Max Planck Institute for European Legal History is inviting applications for number of PhD students (m/f/d) for the newly

Postdoc position: Public participation in environmental & energy matters

The Department of Business Law, European Law and Tax Law at University of Groningen invites applications for a postdoc researcher

Stockholm University: 22 Doctoral Positions

Stockholm University invites applications for various Doctoral positions. Position 1: PhD student in Environmental Science focusing on computational modeling and

PhD Position: Germany (Robotics and Computer Vision)

Ph.D. Position: Germany: Ph.D. Position: Germany Subject Area: Robotics and Computer Vision The education system of the university offers flexible

IMPRS- Leipzig School of Human Origins: International PhD Program

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) “The Leipzig School of Human Origins invites applications for its international PhD program.
Share

Click here to Subscribe

Do not forget to activate from your email inbox.

  1. If you are not reciving email from us.
  2. please subscribe again.

Subscribe!