A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Xavier Roucou, a leader in the field of alternative proteins and microproteins in the Dept. of Biochemistry and Functional genomics, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Dr. Roucou holds a Canada research chair in functional proteomics and discovery of new proteins. Our laboratory has long-term experience in the functional annotation of non-canonical open reading frames using the proteogenomics resource OpenProt. Our active research focuses on the identification of multicoding genes and the biological function of new proteins.
The applicant must have recently graduated from Ph.D. in biochemistry or related field, and should have a strong background in proteomics and cell biology. We are looking for a successful candidate with good analytical and interpersonal skills, who can work independently. Expertise in proteomics and cell biology techniques is required. Experience with cell culture, immunofluorescence, and site-directed mutagenesis, is desirable.
A competitive salary and working conditions will be offered. We can guarantee funding for at least two years. Sherbrooke is a university town nestled in the beautiful Eastern Townships of the Province of Quebec, close to the US border and just a short drive away from Montreal and Quebec City. The University of Sherbrooke provides an exceptional quality of work and life environment: the cost of living is low, with excellent access to outdoor activities.
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter, CV, summary of previous research experiences, and contact information for 2-3 references (or reference letters) to firstname.lastname@example.org.