Job Opportunities

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 http://www.startlondoncanada.com  and https://www.londontourism.ca

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
Professor
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
CANADA
Phone : 519.850.2488
Fax : 519.661.3499
E-mail: Mansour.Haeryfar@schulich.uwo.ca
Web: https://haeryfarlab.com/