The Siegel Laboratory at the Goodman Cancer Research Centre at McGill University seeks a Research Associate available to join the laboratory.
The candidate will pursue projects to decipher the molecular mechanisms regulating GPNMB expression in response to pharmacological therapies commonly employed to treat patients with breast cancer.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate must have a strong background in cancer biology and epithelial transport, be able to work independently and to collaborate with other members of the laboratory. Experience with fluorescence imaging for cellular tracking, protein and gene expression, flow cytometry and animal work in addition to gene silencing approaches and quantitative PCR. Experience with mammalian cell culture is essential. These studies will require decision-making and the ability to troubleshoot problems in the laboratory, resolve conceptual problems in experimental design, and interpret results.
HOW TO APPLY
Deadline for applications to be received is within 5 days of the publication of this ad.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and person of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with divers communities.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g. family care or health –related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.”
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 to $51,000.00 /year