Post-doctoral research fellow position at McGill University

Pulmonary and HIV immunity

A post-doc research position is available at the department of Medicine, McGill University to work on a collaborative research project on the pulmonary immunity during HIV infection. The CIHR-funded project is part of the Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise (CanCURE) and aims to assess the immunological mechanisms involved in HIV persistence within the lungs of HIV-infected individuals. The candidate will be co-supervised by Dr Cecilia Costiniuk, Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases at McGill (principal supervisor) and Dr Mohammad-Ali Jenabian Assistant Professor in Immunology and holder of a Canada research chair at UQAM (co-supervisor).

Qualifications :

  • PhD degree in immunology, virology, molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field.
  • Strong interest in working with human specimens and HIV.
  • Laboratory experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry and immunology.
  • Significant scientific contributions and excellent communication skills are required.

Salary :

A competitive salary is guaranteed based on the CIHR salary ranks

How to apply:

Please submit your CV, a cover letter and the names and contact information of three referees in one PDF document to Dr Costiniuk (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.


PhD student position in Immunology and Virology at McGill University 

A PhD student position is available at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) to work on a collaborative research project on the pulmonary immunity during HIV infection. The CIHR-funded project is part of the Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise (CanCURE) and aims to assess the immunological mechanisms involved in HIV persistence within the lungs of HIV-infected individuals. The candidate will be co-supervised by Dr Cecilia Costiniuk, Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases at McGill (principal supervisor) and Dr Mohammad-Ali Jenabian Associate Professor in Immunology and holder of a Canada research chair at UQAM (co-supervisor).

 Qualifications :

  • MSc degree in immunology, virology, molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field.
  • Strong interest in working with human specimens and HIV.
  • Laboratory experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry and immunology.

Salary :

A competitive salary is guaranteed based on the CIHR salary ranks

How to apply:

Please submit your CV, a cover letter and the names and contact information of three referees in one PDF document to Dr Costiniuk (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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