Postdoctoral Positions

Internal Openings

Postdoctoral Positions in Innate-like T Cell Immunology

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Mansour Haeryfar in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. The projects to be undertaken are supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Cancer Society, and will explore the roles of mouse and human innate-like T lymphocytes in host responses to viral pathogens (e.g., influenza A viruses and SARS-CoV-2) and sepsis-causing microbes, and in regulation of antitumor immune surveillance.

The ideal candidate has a PhD, MD, DVM (or equivalent), and is well-versed in immunological techniques, including flow cytometry. Additional background in RNA sequencing analyses and experience in mouse models of malignant and infectious diseases are preferred. The candidate should be able to work both independently and as an effective member of a collaborative and growing team. Western University is one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities and ranked frequently among Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Located midway between Toronto and Detroit and within short driving distances from the Great Lakes, London is known as the "Forest City" and home to “Canada’s most beautiful university campus”. It is also considered Southwestern Ontario’s cultural and educational hub (please also refer to and

Research stipend will be competitive and commensurate with experience and sought expertise. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants should submit, preferably by e-mail, their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and names and contact information of three references to:

S.M. Mansour Haeryfar
Department of Microbiology & Immunology Department of Medicine,
Division of Clinical Immunology & Allergy Department of Surgery,
Division of General Surgery
Western University
1151 Richmond Street
London, ON,
N6A 5C1
Phone : 519.850.2488
Fax : 519.661.3499

External Openings

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Black and Indigenous Scholars (YorkU)

York University in Toronto, Ontario is pleased to announce the third cycle of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Black and Indigenous Scholars, as part of our commitment to promoting justice and embracing a variety of scholarly perspectives, backgrounds and lived experiences. The program will offer emerging scholars from a wide range of disciplines access to the financial support, mentorship and career development opportunities needed to build the foundation for a successful professional future.

The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars will support up to 4 successful applicants this year. With a salary of $70,000 provided each year for a two-year term, scholars will be able to dedicate their time to pursuing a proposed project, working alongside a supervisor and other mentors, while also gaining access to guidance from faculty, students and alumni.

Available Fellowships: Up to two (2) fellowships for scholars identifying as Black and up to two (2) for scholars identifying as Indigenous in 2023-24
Amount: min. $70,000/year
Duration: 24 months (Normally July to June. Exceptional start dates may be negotiated)
Field: Details on Faculties seeking candidates for this program available on the program web page.
Eligibility: A completed PhD (2018 and after), or PhD completed by September 30, 2023 (with confirmed timeline for defence). Additional details available on the program web page
Deadline to Apply: 01 March 2023
Decision: 31 May 2023


Any questions can be directed to Kim McIntyre, Postdoctoral Services Coordinator at York University.