Postdoctoral position available on collaborative projects to study epigenetic, molecular and behavioral impacts of the early life environment (constituents in mothers’ milk, nutrition, variations in parental care) in animal models. State of the art experimental approaches will include DNA methylation, chromatin immunoprecipitation, sequencing, transcriptomics and behavioral analysis. Scientists with a background in behavioral neuroscience and molecular biology are encouraged to apply. Experience in (epi)genetics/genomics will be helpful but not necessary. Interested applicants should email Dr. Patrick McGowan at email@example.com or Dr. Alison Fleming at firstname.lastname@example.org with their curriculum vitae and a brief description of their research interests, using the subject line "Postdoctoral position” or apply via the Society for Neuroscience website. Informal inquiries prior to submitting a formal application are welcome, however only selected candidates will be contacted.
Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This is a fully funded position with an initial appointment period of 1 year (renewable) that includes health benefits. Postdoctoral Fellows at the University of Toronto are unionized and the position is governed by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.
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