Website The University of British Columbia
The postdoctoral research fellow will be involved in high-throughput biophysical assays to test the viability of candidate molecular therapeutics, pseudotyping assays to study viral evolution, and potentially BSL-3 studies of CoV-2 infection. They should hold a PhD in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, physical chemistry or a related field. Previous experience in virology and/or immunology is desired. The PDF will be expected to have an enthusiastic and vigorous work ethic, and to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment as part of an active scientific research team. Successful applicants will be encouraged to apply for the prestigious Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at UBC. This position is intended to be a two-year term, with renewal after one year. We particularly encourage qualified applications from members of underrepresented groups and minorities.
- This posting is for the UBC Vancouver campus in British Columbia, Canada.
- 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.
- PhD in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, physical chemistry, or a related field.
- A PhD within the last 3 years is preferred.
- Previous experience in virology and/or immunology, along with a strong record of publication, is also preferred. Salary will be fully competitive with PDF positions in virology at UBC Vancouver.
Company: The University of British Columbia
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver, BC, USA
Application Deadline: N/A