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Postdoc Position Evolutionary Mitochondrial Biology

Posted by: Université de Montréal

Posted date: Dec-15-2019

Location: Montreal

A postdoctoral position and a PhD position are available in the laboratory of Dr. Sophie Breton at the Université de Montréal (http://labobreton.ca/) to study the role of mitochondria and their genomes in adaptation and speciation processes. The projects take a multidisciplinary approach using epigenetic, genetic, transcriptomic, epigenomic, and biochemical methods in different animal/organismal model systems, including yeasts, bivalves and flatworms.
The postdoc position is available immediately and is renewable annually depending upon progress. The PhD is expected to start in May or September 2020.
Applicants should have recently obtained a PhD degree (for the postdoc position) and a MSc degree (for the PhD position) in biology, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, or a related field. The ideal postdoc candidate is expected to be self-motivated, resourceful, with a record of scientific rigor, productivity, and creativity; the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; and a strong publication record. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Those with interest and experience in mitochondrial biology, genetics and epigenetics such as DNA methylation are strongly encouraged to apply. Prior experience in Southern, Northern and Western analysis and immunoprecipitation is beneficial. The successful postdoc candidate is expected to design and perform experiments and interpret data independently.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter with the description of research interests and experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information of two references (in pdf format) to s.breton(at)umontreal.ca
Job Title Postdoc Position Evolutionary Mitochondrial Biology
Post Details
Email s.breton(at)umontreal.ca
Employer's Website bio.umontreal.ca
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Evolutionary Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Montreal
Key Words Mitochondria
Start Date Available now
Salary To be discussed