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Assistant professor clinician scientist, Mc Gill, Montréal

on 24 February 2020

The Department of Medicine of McGill University, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism invites applications for a full time position as Clinician-Scientist (devoting a minimum of 50% of time to research) at the Assistant Professor level. The candidate will have the expertise and experience in endocrinology/metabolism research to establish and/or continue an internationally recognized independent research program. Preference will be given to research in the areas of diabetes/metabolism and neuroendocrinology. Either basic or translational/epidemiology research is eligible. The start-up package, laboratory space, salary and rank will be commensurate with research requirements, training and experience.

The Department of Medicine is a leader in academic medicine, our educational and research missions support excellent and innovative clinical programs across our teaching hospitals. The McGill University Health Centre is one of McGill’s major teaching hospitals affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at Canada’s internationally renowned McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please forward your application consisting of the following:

  • -  a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)

  • -  statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)

  • -  the names and contact information of three referees

    to the attention of:

    Dr. I. George Fantus
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
    McGill University and McGill University Health Centre c/o Nadia Marchetti
    Email:
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    McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related)

that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For further details see attached file:

 

Assistant professor (Research) at Mc Gill (Montréal)

on 24 February 2020

The Department of Medicine of McGill University, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism invites applications for a full time position as a research scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a position within the Contract Academic Staff and does not confer eligibility for tenure.

The candidate will be expected to develop and lead an independent research program in the area of Diabetes and Metabolism. A focus of investigation of the chronic complications of diabetes will be preferred. This is a position in laboratory-based research with a start-up package and space allocation in the MeDiC (Metabolic Disorders and Complications) Program of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), a new state-of-the-art research building.

The Department of Medicine is a leader in academic medicine. Our educational and research missions support excellent and innovative clinical programs across our teaching hospitals. The McGill University Health Centre is one of McGill’s major teaching hospitals affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at Canada’s internationally renowned McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications must be submitted on-line at: http://www.mcgill.ca/medicine-academic/positionsavailable The following supporting documents are required:

  • -  a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)

  • -  statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)

  • -  the names and contact information of three referees

    McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

    At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

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Post-doctoral fellow or research associate at IRIC (Montreal)

on 29 August 2019

For more information please see the attached file.

Poste d'Assistant Ingénieur ou Ingénieur d’Etude

on 21 August 2019

The Cochin institute, Paris 14, France

The Cochin Institute (www.institutcochin.fr) is a Research Center (INSERM, CNRS, University ParisV) located in the campus of the Cochin Hospital, one of the most active Hospitals downtown Paris. Ten core facilities provide the scientists of the Institute with the most efficient technological support.

Our team, « Functional Pharmacology and Pathophysiology of Membrane Receptors» belonging to the department of "Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes", uses pharmacological and biochemical approaches to understand the function of receptors (such as the G protein coupled receptors or the leptin receptor), the alteration of their regulation in pathology and evaluate their therapeutic potential. For this purpose, we combine both molecular and cellular studies that are complemented by the generation and study of different animal models. Our team is of international origin composed of about 15 members including 5 CNRS/INSERM researchers, postdoctoral researchers, PhD students, master students and engineer.

Main Activities:

The Engineer will be involved in a project studying the importance of melatonin receptors in the mitochondria. This project would involve:

  1. Animal experimentation (small activity):

- Ensure invasive (biological sampling ...) or non invasive exploration (functional analysis) of mice

- Be the person responsible for the animal register

  1. Cellular / Molecular biology: Ensure activities requiring cell culture and/or molecular biology

Associated Activities:

Collective responsibility within the building and helps to organize & coordinate the activity of the team

If desired, possibilities of:

- Participating in the writing of publications and communications (poster presentation)

- Contributing to the design of ethical protocols

- Training and Supervising students

Knowledge:

General knowledge in biology, physiology

Experimental knowledge of small animals and meet the regulatory requirements of the latter

Knowledge of health and safety regulations

Skill requirements:

Animal experimentation

Expertise in cell biology and molecular biology (cloning)

Skills in the coordination of tasks for the realization of different projects in parallel

Experimental rigor, Skill of organization

Curiosity and Motivation on scientific projects

Authorization to experiment with animals would be appreciated

Fixed Term Contract:

12 months, renewable. Salary: From 1900 euros monthly gross (“Brut”) according to the experience and the scale applicable to the public service

Diploma Required: Engineer Diploma, Master, BTS, or equivalent

Contact:

Ralf Jockers : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (+33 1 40 51 64 41)

Julie Dam : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (+33 1 40 51 64 34)

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PhD position at the Laboratory for Therapeutic Innovation and the Laboratory of Biotechnology and cellular Signaling, Illkirch, University of Strasbourg

on 16 May 2019

PhD position available on Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of new photoswitchable neuropeptides involved in pain modulation.

at the Laboratory for Therapeutic Innovation and the Laboratory of Biotechnology and cellular Signaling, Illkirch, University of Strasbourg.

For more details please see attached file.