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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 4/30/2017

Reference Number: 000000886
Posted Date: 3/1/2017
Closing Date: 4/30/2017

Department: Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute
Position: Principal Investigator

POSITION TITLE Principal Investigator
DEPARTMENT Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute
HOURS OF WORK 37.5 Hours per week
REPORTS TO Director, Lunenfeld Tanebaum Research Institute

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (LTRI) of Sinai Health System, Toronto, is seeking applicants for an independent research scientist position at all levels for its Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine program. LTRI recognizes the central importance of basic research as well as its translation toward the development of new regenerative medicine approaches such as using cells for therapies.

            LTRI is comprised of 33 research laboratories and 80 affiliated clinician-scientists, and is an integral part of Sinai Health System (SHS), a University of Toronto-affiliated teaching hospital <>. Based on research funding, the biomedical community encompassing the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated teaching hospitals is one of the top four biomedical research centres in North America.  The vibrant health research intensity in Toronto supports a broad and inclusive continuum of research, from molecular and genetic analysis of biological processes, to the development of health policy, creating a rich training environment for undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral and clinical trainees.  LTRI scientists are internationally renowned in several areas including developmental biology, genetic epidemiology, systems biology, neurobiology and stem cell biology.

The successful applicant's excellent and creative research program will be embedded into the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine program of the LTRI and may benefit from participation in Medicine by Design (a University of Toronto-based program) as well as provincial and national initiatives that support stem cell and regenerative medicine research.

Interested applicants should send their (1) curriculum vitae and (2) a concise statement of research accomplishments and future objectives in a single PDF file. Three letters of recommendation should also be provided directly by the referees. Review of applications will commence on April 24, 2017. LTRI is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its scientists. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the institute’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Applications and the recommendation letters of the referees should be submitted via (ID #8964) prior to April 30, 2017. Applications will be accepted after the deadline, until the positions are filled. Applicants needing additional information can send an e-mail to E-mailed applications will not be accepted. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Posting open until April 30, 2017. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.





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