Current Employment Opportunities

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Date Posted: 
Monday, January 18, 2021

Postdoctoral Fellow, Zoubeidi Lab

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has an exceptional opportunity available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Zoubeidi 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.

Zoubeidi Lab
Dr. Amina Zoubeidi’s lab is focused on deciphering mechanisms of prostate cancer treatment resistance, with a particular emphasis on transcriptional and epigenetic plasticity. The lab is currently seeking applications for a talented, hard-working, independent, and highly motivated individual to join as a Postdoctoral fellow. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study the interplay between epigenomics and transcriptional regulation in cell plasticity and emergent treatment-resistant prostate cancer.  She/he will utilize multi-omic profiling techniques (including, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, and RNA-seq), which will be complemented by functional studies of gene function in vitro and in vivo.

More information on Dr. Zoubeidi and her team can be found here: https://www.prostatecentre.com/about-us/people/dr-amina-zoubeidi

Qualifications and Requirements

  • PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience in genetic and epigenetic profiling techniques is required.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computation experience is considered an asset, but is not required for this position.

Application Procedures
To apply for this position, please email careersatprostatecentre [dot] com with subject line Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Zoubeidi Lab with the following items attached:

  • Current CV
  • cover letter

Closing Date: We will commence reviewing applications on February 28, 2021. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-in inquiries please.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

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