Postdoctoral Fellow in protein design / protein engineering

University of Toronto

Toronto, Canada

Job posting number: #7073927

Posted: January 11, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

GartonLab ( at the University of Toronto is seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Fellow in protein design. You will join a multi-disciplinary, multi-lab team that are developing a novel stem cell therapy, with potential for huge real-world impact. Applicants should have completed their graduate studies in one or more of the following (or related) areas:

Protein design/engineering
Cell and Molecular biology
Synthetic biology
Structural biology
Molecular genetics
Systems biology

Applicants should have a broad set of molecular biology and biomolecular engineering skills, with significant experience in PCR based molecular cloning, PCR based recombination techniques, analytical method development, protein expression and purification, and DNA and viral vector design and engineering. You should be comfortable with flow-cytometry/FACS sorting, ELISA, Western blot, gel electrophoresis, qPCR, etc. along with bacterial cloning and manipulating immortalized mammalian cell-lines.

Salary is internationally competitive and commensurate with experience.

As one of the world's foremost centres in biomedical science, Toronto is an incredible place to undertake your postdoctoral research. University of Toronto ranks as the #1 University in Canada and consistently ranks in the top 20 globally ( It is currently ranked 3rd in the world for research output ( The city of Toronto was recently ranked 7th and 6th in the world for standard of living and safety ( and is recognized as the world's most culturally diverse city.

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