Positions Available

posted: November 1st, 2017

Laboratory of Cellular And Molecular Neuroscience

Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Positions in Receptor Pharmacology

CIHR-funded position is immediately available for an enthusiastic graduate student and/or postdoctoral fellow with a keen interest in using electrophysiology and imaging techniques to study ligand-gated ion-channels and their role in neuronal circuit behavior. The position and training provided is ideal for an individual interested in pursuing a career in academia and/or the pharmaceutical drug industry.

The project will focus on an ongoing theme to understand the structure-function properties of ionotropic glutamate receptors. The successful applicant will use single-molecule and macroscopic electrophysiology and imaging techniques to understand the mechanism of channel activation in wildtype and mutant receptors. This work is part of a multi-lab project with international collaborators using computational chemistry, structural biology and advanced microscopy techniques.

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*Student stipends will be based on the policy recommendations of individual McGill Graduate Programs. Postdoctoral salaries will be based on CIHR recommendations and level of experience*

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV and the names of 2-3 referees to:

Dr. Derek Bowie
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
McGill University, Faculty of Medicine
3649 Promenade Sir-William Osler, Rm 164
Montreal, QC, Canada, H3G 0B1
Tele: 514-398-1581 Email:derek.bowie@mcgill.ca

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