Postdoctoral Position
IRCM - Montreal Clinical Research Insitute
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Post Date: Mar 29, 2018
Job Type: Contract
Degree Requirement: Doctoral Level
Years Experience: Entry Level
Location: Canada - Montreal
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Description
The Human Retrovirology Research Unit at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute is recruiting a post-doctoral fellow to be part of a team that studies Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-host interactions governing HIV persistence in different models of humanized mice. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to embark on research project(s) that focus on: (1) elucidating the relative contribution of myeloid cells to HIV persistence/reservoir; (2) unravelling the mechanism(s) by which HIV evade the immune system; or (3) testing potential approaches that aim to enhance anti-HIV responses and/or reduce viral reservoirs. Our research program is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). For more information on the research program of the Laboratory, please refer to the Research Unit’s website: https://ircm.qc.ca/en/research/immunity-and-viral-infections/human-retrovirology

Skills
Qualifications and Experience:
• PhD in Virology or Immunology (0-2 years after graduation)
• Hands-on experience in animal work is highly desirable
• Practical knowledge in molecular and cellular biology is an asset
• Excellent written and oral communication skills


Notes
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing career aspirations, an updated CV and contact information of at least two references to Professor Éric A. Cohen (Research Unit Director)
Email: eric.cohen@ircm.qc.ca