This position is for a highly motivated PhD to join a dynamic research lab, headed by Dr. Christopher Carlsten, Principal Investigator (PI), in the Department of Medicine. The successful candidate will assist the PI in conducting research central to the mission of the lab, supervise trainees and oversee project-planning, and related work towards developing and obtaining funding for the laboratory.
The successful candidate will report to Dr. Christopher Carlsten. This position is at the Chan-Yeung Center for Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Diseases (COERD) within the Department of Medicine, Respiratory Division.
B) Trainee supervision and project planning:
C) Project planning, development, and funding:
The incumbent will receive supervision directly from Dr. Christopher Carlsten.
Consequences of Error/Judgement:
Makes professional decisions and complete tasks on hand with respect to the provided instructions. The incumbent is accountable for his/her own work and must exercise initiative and judgement in establishing priorities and completing delegated tasks.
PhD degree and minimum of two years of post-doctoral training in biomedical sciences relevant to the laboratory's mission (see https://pollutionlab.com). A track record of productivity in addition to experience and comfort with presenting at international scientific conferences. Demonstrated capacity to work with interdisciplinary teams of scientists and trainees.Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.