A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Life Sciences Institute/ Michael Smith Laboratories at the University of British Columbia. The successful candidate will conduct interdisciplinary research in the areas of protein phase separation and microbiology in the laboratories of Drs. Jörg Gsponer and Yossef Av-Gay. S/he will investigate in vivo phase behavior of a virulence factor of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The project builds on this recent publication: https://www.pnas.org/content/116/33/16326.long.
A successful candidate would have demonstrable (via publications, preferably) experience with biochemical, cell biology and imaging techniques. Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to work on a team project are essential.
Applicants should send, no later than October 1, 2021 their curriculum vitae, a 1-page statement of research interests, and the names of at least two referees to:
Dr. Jörg Gsponer
University of British Columbia,
Michael Smith Laboratories,
2125 East Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
This posting is for the UBC Vancouver campus in British Columbia, Canada.
Please refer to reference number HS-55026 during correspondence about this position.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.