U of T
Job Type
Full Time
Posted Date
Application Deadline
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy - 144 College St, Toronto, ON
40hrs/week (see below for more information)
$50,000-$60,000 per annum range
Job Description

An NIH-funded postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Tim Corson, PhD, at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. We are seeking an individual with proven excellent communication skills, independence, and drive to join our multidisciplinary research group, focusing on the pathogenesis of, and drug discovery for, ocular neovascularization. The successful candidate will work to evaluate novel antiangiogenic therapeutic interventions using biochemical, cell-based, and animal models.

For more information on our research, please visit https://www.pharmacy.utoronto.ca/faculty-staff/tim-corson-professor. The University of Toronto offers a world-class research environment, very attractive benefits, and an appealing location in downtown, cosmopolitan Toronto.

Job Requirements

An earned PhD, MD or equivalent degree within the last five years, with published evidence of hands-on experience with rodent eye disease models and genetics, tissue culture, immunoblot, and immunohistochemistry is required. Experience with molecular biology and cell signaling, plus demonstrated interest in eye diseases, bioinformatics, and/or vascular biology are advantageous but not essential.

Employer Overview

Closing Date: March 31, 2024 (extended)

Supervisor: Dr. Tim Corson

Expected start date: Negotiable

Salary: $50,000 to $60,000 per annum range.

FTE: The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow (pro-rated for those holding a partial appointment) recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Contact Name
Dr. Corson
How to Apply

Please send CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references to tim.corson@utoronto.ca. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled; start date is negotiable.

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We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.