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Postdoctoral Fellow, Daugaard Lab
The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has an exceptional opportunity available for a Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Daugaard Lab to join our research team.
The Vancouver Prostate Centre
The VPC has a large number of multi-disciplinary research programs in basic, clinic, and translational cancer research. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research. It is affiliated with the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.
The Daugaard laboratory focuses on innovative research in molecular cancer biology developing biotechnology for diagnostic and therapeutic use in different cancer indications. The successful applicant will work in a multi-disciplinary research team with access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in collaboration with national and international research groups and pharmaceutical companies.
The dysregulation of the 3’UTR landscape is a fundamental signature of many types of cancer. In this CIHR funded project, the successful applicant will have to interrogate the mechanisms underlying alternative poly-adenylation (APA) of 3’UTRs of oncogene-induced mRNAs and assess the impact hereof on tumor initiation and progression. The project is part of a collaboration with SickKids Hospital in Toronto, ON.
More information on Dr. Daugaard and his team can be found here: http://www.prostatecentre.com/about-us/people/dr-mads-daugaard
Qualifications and Requirements
- PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or similar.
- Demonstrated experience in RNA molecular biology.
- Proven ability to work independently.
- Strong problem-solving skills.
- Statistical data analysis and database management skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Friendly, organized, and detail-oriented team player.
To apply for this position, please email careers (at) prostatecentre.com with subject line Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Daugaard Lab with the following items attached:
- Cover letter that includes a motivation statement, a qualification statement, and the names and contact information of 3 references.
- Current CV.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2018. No telephone calls or drop-in inquiries accepted. Only those under consideration will be contacted.