Dr. Julien’s laboratory at The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute is looking for a Computational Biologist to join our Structural Immunology team as a Research Associate. The successful candidate will participate in the design and engineering of antigens and antibodies in our quest to develop effective immunogens and immunotherapies. We are looking for a driven, enthusiastic and experienced scientist who demonstrates passion and creativity towards the structure/function study of important pathogenic targets and who can thrive in a highly-collaborative setting.
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Send your CV and a letter of intent to email@example.com before Jan 19th 2018. Successful candidates will be notified for interviews, at which time two letters of references will also be required. Anticipated start date is February/March 2018.
Dr. Julien's laboratory is interested in the structure/function study of B cell receptors and antibody interactions with antigens. A better understanding of the structures of B cell surface molecules and their secreted antibodies will serve towards the rational design of improved vaccine immunogens against a variety of pathogens, including malaria and HIV-1. Structure-based design is also applied to optimize antibody therapeutics to deplete dysregulated B cells in blood cancers and autoimmune disorders. Dr. Julien’s laboratory is located in The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, a new 21-story, 750,000 square-foot facility that incorporates an open-concept design, state-of-the-art research facilities, and collaborative work spaces. As a member of the SickKids community, you will become part of a world-renowned organization dedicated to fulfilling a vision of Healthier Children, A Better World. For over 135 years, SickKids has worked hard to make the world a better place for children and their families. Each day, people around the organization are doing meaningful work that directly, and often indirectly, benefits children in Canada and around the world.
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