Collaboration and Job Hub

The Emerging and Pandemic Infections Consortium (EPIC)  aims to bring the infectious disease community together and foster new interdisciplinary collaborations to drive leading-edge research.

Our Collaboration and Job Hub provides an opportunity for our community members to find and connect with potential collaborators, and to share job opportunities.

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Job Opportunities
Postdoctoral fellowship: respiratory virus pathogenesis and vaccine development

The laboratory of Rob Kozak at Sunnybrook Research Institute invites application for a postdoctoral fellowship investigating respiratory virus pathogenesis and vaccine development.

The successful applicant is expected to have a PhD in biochemistry, microbiology, virology, molecular biology or another related discipline. Candidates should have experience in virology and molecular biology. Experience with vaccines, animal models of pathogenesis and training in high-containment laboratory work, and an interest in clinical research are all considered assets to this position.

The salary is commensurate with experience and aligns with standard CIHR guidelines and expected start date will be no later than September 2023.

Applicants must send a CV (including publications) and letter of interest to Dr. Kozak by email: Only potential candidates will be contacted.

Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to equity and diversity within its community and welcomes all applications from all backgrounds who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Postdoctoral fellowship: SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis and cardiovascular biology

The Epelman lab at the University Health Network is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated, organized individual with exceptional interpersonal skills who will enjoy collaborating and conducting research in a stimulating environment.

This grant-funded post-doctoral fellowship position focuses on the intersection of SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis and cardiovascular biology. The work will focus on genetically engineered mice and hamster models in order to develop strategies to prevent tissue injury and improve tissue healing. As a key member of the Epelman lab, the successful candidate will investigate the pathologic effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the cardiovascular system using a variety of immunological and genetic techniques. The work will be done in a containment level 3 facility equipped with the latest immunological, genomics research tools and animal imaging tools. The successful candidate will also receive training and mentorship in key developmental areas. These areas include grant writing, manuscript review, supervision of trainees, and conference travel and networking opportunities.

More more information and to apply, please visit the UHN Careers website.

Assistant professor, principal investigator in molecular microbiology

Start your own research group within the division of Infectious diseases & Immunology at the faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Utrecht University!

They are looking for a Principal Investigator at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Molecular Microbiology to strengthen the Infection Biology group. As an Assistant Professor you will be given the opportunity to set up your own line of research and will participate in teaching.

Application deadline is January 31. Learn more on their website