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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

October 26, 2020
Postdoctoral Researcher in Therapeutic Protein Production in Microalgae

Employer: University of Waterloo, Faculty of Engineering
Location: Waterloo, ON
Closing Date: January 26, 2021

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Job Description

Position is open until it is filled, however, a tentative start date of January 2021 or sooner is preferred.

The Microalgae Biomanufacturing Lab invites highly talented post-doctoral researchers to apply for a position developing an innovative new microalgae production platform for human biologics. This position is part of a collaborative research project working with multiple faculty members in three different faculties/Universities. Entrepreneurially inclined candidate re highly encouraged to apply. Waterloo Faculty of Engineering is ranked amongst the top 50 engineering schools worldwide and has one of the most attractive intellectual property rights policies where research is wholly 100% creator owned. More information on Waterloo and Postdoctoral positions can be found at: https://uwaterloo.ca/graduate-studies-postdoctoral-affairs/welcome-postdoctoral-affairs

Job requirements:
PhD in Chemical engineering, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or similar field with a strong research track record. Experience with cloning large DNA fragments, E. coli or yeast genetics, transfection, electroporation, and protein quantification will be essential. Excellent interpersonal skills and scientific writing skills should be demonstrated by a past record of journal publications. We are committed to employment equity and accessibility and welcome applications from women, Indigenous persons (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit), persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Application Instructions

Those interested should send their CV and a cover letter indicating their research interests, to Professor Valerie Ward (vward@uwaterloo.ca). This position is open until it is filled, however, a tentative start date of January 2021 or sooner is preferred.

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