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Postdoctoral Fellow in Human Inner Ear Regeneration PI: Prof. Alain Dabdoub

Postdoctoral Fellow in Human Inner Ear Regeneration
PI: Prof. Alain Dabdoub

Organization: Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

The Dabdoub Lab at Sunnybrook Research Institute is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to lead research on mechanisms of human inner ear development and regeneration. We study cochlear and vestibular sensory hair cell regeneration, and auditory neuron regeneration using state-of-art sequencing technologies, computational tools, and in vitro inner ear models. The overall aim is to identify regenerative pathways for treating inner ear disorders.

Required qualification/skills:

  • Recent PhD with 0 – 2 years of postdoctoral research experience
  • Highly motivated, curious, and detail-oriented scientist
  • Record of publication in the field of neurobiology, molecular cell biology, bioinformatics, or related field, including first author high-quality scientific publications
  • Ability to independently design and perform experiments, data gathering and analysis, as well as manuscript and grant preparation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written/oral English communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse and collaborative research and training environment

 Preferred skills:

  • Experience in transcriptomics and epigenomics
  • Coding (R and/or Python)
  • Cell/molecular biology techniques (e.g., culturing, organoids, transfection/transduction)
  • Advanced confocal microscopy imaging

How to Apply / Contact

Qualified candidates should submit their application by email in 1 PDF document including: (1) cover letter; (2) a full CV; (3) a brief statement describing previous work, career goals and research interests; to Prof. Alain Dabdoub, email:

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