Post-doctoral position open:

We are seeking a motivated candidate to join our team to study plant growth and organogenesis using a combination of genetics, quantitative 4D life-imaging, and biomechanics. The position is available for 2 years (with the possibility to extend with additional funding). The post-doc will work in close collaboration with Anne-Lise Routier and Frederick Gosselin labs.

We are interested in highly motivated candidates with knowledge in developmental biology. Experience in confocal imaging and molecular biology techniques are strong assets. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree. The applicant should have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. Diversity is considered a strength within the lab and all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for this position.

Interested applicants should send a CV, a motivation letter (one-page maximum – clearly specifying your scientific interest), as well as names and contact of 3 referees to Daniel Kierzkowski.

Deadline for applications: until the position is filled.

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We are open to host internship students at various levels (e.g. undergraduate, graduate). Please contact Dr. Daniel Kierzkowski to inquire about the possibilities. Please explain your motivation, and include the information about the desired duration of stay and your funding situation.

For visitors from outside Canada that are planning to stay longer than 3 weeks, immigration procedures have to be completed.

Possible funding sources:

  • MITACS (M.Sc. and Ph.D. foreign students including France);
  • ELAP (M.Sc. and Ph.D. student from Latin America);
  • Merit-based scholarship from your home country;

Graduate students:

Spontaneous applications are welcome but are subject to availability of funds and mutual agreements. If you want to apply please send Dr. Daniel Kierzkowski following documents:

  • Motivation letter including: (1) a statement about your research experience and interests; (2) an explanation why you are interested in our lab in particular; (3) information about your long-term career goals;
  • Detailed CV including your technical skills;
  • Recommendation letter (for Ph.D. studies application only)

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Postdoctoral fellows

Email Dr. Daniel Kierzkowski so we can discuss how our research interests align and potential projects.

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