Postdoctoral Fellow - Zoubeidi Lab, Vancouver Prostate Centre

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    The University of British Columbia (UBC)
    Medical sciencesMedicine
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    28/02/2021 22:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Canada › Vancouver


The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has an exceptional opportunity available for a temporary, fulltime Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Zoubeidi Lab to join our research team.

The Vancouver Prostate Centre

The VPC has a large number of multi-disciplinary research programs in basic, clinic, and translational cancer research. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research. It is affiliated with the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Further details on VPC and its research programs are available at www.prostatecentre.com.

Zoubeidi Lab

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi’s lab is focused on deciphering mechanisms of prostate cancer treatment resistance, with a particular emphasis on transcriptional and epigenetic plasticity. The lab is currently seeking applications for a talented, hard-working, independent, and highly motivated individual to join as a Postdoctoral fellow. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study the interplay between epigenomics and transcriptional regulation in cell plasticity and emergent treatment-resistant prostate cancer. She/he will utilize multi-omic profiling techniques (including, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, and RNA-seq), which will be complemented by functional studies of gene function in vitro and in vivo.

More information on Dr. Zoubeidi and her team can be found here: https://www.prostatecentre.com/about-us/people/dr-amina-zoubeidi

Qualifications and Requirements

  • PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience in genetic and epigenetic profiling techniques is required.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computation experience is considered an asset, but is not required for this position.

Application Procedures

To apply for this position, please email careers@prostatecentre.com with subject line Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Zoubeidi Lab with the following items attached:

  • Current CV
  • Cover letter

Closing Date: We will commence reviewing applications on February 28, 2021. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-in inquiries please.

This posting is for the UBC Vancouver campus in British Columbia, Canada.

Please refer to reference number EU-54862 during correspondence about this position. Please visit the researcher profile of the supervisor for this position to learn more about their research.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

About UBC
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC's entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Postdoctoral Fellows at UBC Vancouver
UBC is home to over 900 postdocs spanning all faculties and units across two campuses and a variety of affiliated hospitals, research centres, and sites, providing unparalleled opportunities to learn, discover and contribute in one's own way. UBC's Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO) is committed to supporting the lives and career aspirations of our Postdocs, with the goal of enriching their experience at UBC and preparing them for the future. In addition to providing support and advocacy for all postdocs, the PDFO is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities that foster the development of soft skills needed in today's professional environments, helping them secure future careers in their chosen fields.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 599771
Posting organisation offer ID: 54862


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