Postdoctoral Fellow, Autophagy, Cancer and Drosophila Genetics

British Columbia Cancer Agency
Job Location
BC Cancer Research Centre
675 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3
Job Description

Job Code: PDF 03-15-2017

The Gorski laboratory at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, BC, Canada, invites applications for a Postdoctoral position. We combine Drosophila and mouse models along with human cell lines and tissue specimens to study the regulation and roles of autophagy in normal development and in cancer (see ). The proposed project will include both Drosophila and mammalian models to study autophagy signaling pathways and potential points of therapeutic intervention.


We are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented and recent PhD graduate with a strong publication record. Previous experience in Drosophila is required and experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry and cell culture is preferred.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The cover letter should include a brief description of your research interests and career goals.

How to Apply

Please send your resume with cover letter to

Specify Job Code only: PDF 03-15-2017  in the subject line of your emailed application.

About Our Organization

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) has a primary mandate to develop and deploy genomics technologies in support of life sciences research, and in particular cancer research. The Genome Sciences Centre is one of eighteen research departments and programs that operate as part of the of the British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA).

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