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Postdoctoral Fellow, Autophagy, Cancer and Drosophila Genetics

Job Code: PDF 03-15-2017

The Gorski laboratory at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, BC, Canada, invites applications for a Postdoctoral position. We combine Drosophila and mouse models along with human cell lines and tissue specimens to study the regulation and roles of autophagy in normal development and in cancer (see The proposed project will include both Drosophila and mammalian models to study autophagy signaling pathways and potential points of therapeutic intervention.

Eligibility:      We are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented and recent PhD graduate with a strong publication record. Previous experience in Drosophila is required and experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry and cell culture is preferred.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Contact:      Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The cover letter should include a brief description of your research interests and career goals.




To Apply

Please send your resume with cover letter to

We request that you specify the position you are applying for by identifying the Job Code only (e.g. "PDF 03-15-2017") in the subject line of your emailed application.