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Join the MBB department and contribute to our varied research programmes and operations.

Posted below are currently available openings.

Faculty positions

    Applications for faculty positions are now closed. We thank all applicants and appreciate your interest in the position.

Research Technicians/Associates and other positions

    No current openings

Sessional Positions

    No current openings

Undergraduate Student positions

Opportunities to learn in research settings are available to undergraduate students through research-intensive lab courses (see course listing), CO-OP, NSERC studentships and volunteering. Undergraduate students are encouraged to contact a specific Research Faculty member.

Grad student, postdoc positions

  • Positions are currently available at the Choy lab for motivated individuals interested in pursuing a PhD. Applicants should contact Dr. Choy by e-mail and attach a detailed CV along with a description of their research interests. (2016-03-11)
  • Graduate student positions available in the Cornell lab: to study the molecular basis for an inherited disorder leading to lipodystrophy, dwarfism, and blindness. The disorder is caused by single nucleotide mutations in the PCYT1A gene for a key regulatory enzyme in membrane lipid synthesis, CCT. Our lab is a world leader on the structure, enzyme function and regulation of CCT. (2015-01-09)
  • Graduate student positions available in the Pantophlet Lab: Etiology of oligomannose-specific broadly neutralizing antibodies to HIV and characterization of engineered vaccine immunogens.
  • Postdoctoral and Ph.D. positions available in the Leroux lab: (i) cilia and link to development and human diseases—including obesity, polycystic disease, etc. (ii) protein homeostasis and link to neurodegenerative disorders, cancer.
  • M.Sc. and Ph.D. positions available in the Paetzel lab. Proteolytic enzymes related to disease, utilizing x-ray crystallography, molecular biology, protein chemistry and enzyme kinetics.
  • Axonal trafficking defects in an Alzheimer's disease model. M.Sc. or Ph.D. positions available immediately in the Silverman Lab.