Postdoctoral position in Spinal Cord Injury – Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa

The Neural Motor Control lab (Tuan Bui) is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow/associate in spinal cord injury research. The incumbent will help develop and lead a project investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which spinal neurons can mediate locomotor recovery in mouse models of spinal cord injury. Key to this project are immunohistochemical, behavioural testing, and surgical techniques. Experience with RNA sequencing techniques is also valued. The incumbent must have a PhD and a strong track record with preferably spinal cord or neurotrauma research, as witnessed by excellent peer-reviewed publications.

Our labs are located at the Department of Biology at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. It is part of the Brain and Mind Research Institute of the University of Ottawa. Further details about working as a postdoctoral fellow/associate at the University of Ottawa and about living in Ottawa, Canada can be found here.

Specifics

Annual salary depends on level of experience but will be no less than $37,500 per year. Funding is currently available for up to 2 years. Start date is negotiable but ideally would be no later than September 2017. Reimbursement for moving expenses will be available.

Process

Applications marked with reference number TVB-SCI-2017 should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to tuan.bui@uottawa.ca. Applications will be considered until a suitable candidate is found. Please include:

  • A personal statement describing research interests, experience, and goals (<2 pages)
  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of three references