Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience postdoctoral position – Magoski laboratory – Queen’s University

A CIHR-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Magoski laboratory at Queen’s University in the Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences and the Centre for Neuroscience Studies. The Magoski laboratory studies long-term changes to excitability in neuroendocrine cells that control reproduction in the model organism, Aplysia californica (see https://dbms.queensu.ca/faculty/neil-s-magoski). The present position concerns the function of transient receptor potential cation channels and innexin gap junction channels in both native neurons and expression systems. The applicant will hold a PhD and have cell & molecular biology experience, such as PCR-based cloning & genetic manipulation, real-time PCR, mammalian cell culture, immuostaining, fluorescence microscopy, Western blotting, microarray, and transcriptomics. The initial appointment will be for one year, with possibility of renewal; salary will be paid commensurate with experience plus benefits (as per the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University and its Postdoctoral Fellows; see https://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/post-doctoral-fellows/collective-agreement).

Please send Curriculum vitae and the names of three references to Dr. Neil Magoski (magoski@queensu.ca); only individuals deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview.

Queen’s University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. Queen’s has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Dr. Magoski (magoski@queensu.ca).

Contact information:


Dr. Neil Magoski
Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences
Botterell Hall, 18 Stuart Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON, Canada
K7L 3N6

Posting end date 2019/08/30