The successful candidate will join an active CIHR-funded research program investigating mechanisms of regulation of hepatic lipoprotein assembly and secretion by cellular and environmental factors. Ideally, the applicant will have experience in the conduct cell culture experiments, including use of radioactive tracers, and in the use of rodent models of disease. The applicant will be expected to compete for national salary awards and will assist in the training and recruitment of graduate students in the laboratory. The fellow will be expected to participate in career development opportunities within the broader university community during the term of the fellowship, in addition to preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential.
The successful candidate should have recently obtained a Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology or a related discipline from an internationally recognized institution. Evidence of experience in the publication of research findings is required. Preference will be given to individuals with a demonstrated ability to work within a team and with minimal supervision.
The successful candidate will be an employee of the grant holder. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Please forward application by email, as a single PDF file including curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and a list of 3 references to:
Dr. Roger S. McLeod, Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Room 9C, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Posting Date: December 19, 2012; Closing Date: 4:30 pm AST, January 31, 2013