Research Associate Pharmacology and Toxicology

Research Associate (Limited Term) at the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto (Canada)

Reference / Job Number: 2000826

Requirements / Qualifications

  1. Candidates require a Ph.D. with demonstrated academic and research expertise in the field of behavioural pharmacology and neurochemistry of the dopamine system.
  2. Experience working with rodents, conducting behavioural pharmacology experiments, in vivo and in vitro neurochemistry as well as assessment of dopamine transporter levels is required.
  3. Candidates must have experience preparing manuscripts for submission to peer review publications/journals; assisting with preparing research proposals to be submitted to granting agencies; and presenting findings at meetings and conferences.
  4. Candidates must also have experience designing, planning and executing experiments and research.
  5. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work positively with others in a large collaborative laboratory.


  1. Designing, planning and executing research projects related to dopamine transporter biology.
  2. Conducting behavioural pharmacology assays on transgenic rodent models.
  3. Liaising with collaborators and assisting in the compilation, analysis and reporting of research findings to researchers within and outside of the program.
  4. Preparing manuscripts for submission

All qualified incumbents are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: R01 — Research Associates (Limited Term): $45,491 – $85,295

Job Closing: Aug 1, 2020, 9:29:00 AM

Quick Overview—————
Organization University of Toronto
Fellowship Level Research Associate
Country      Canada
Subject Areas Sciences, Engineering
Fellowship Amount $45,491 – $85,295
Eligibility Open for international candidates
Deadline Aug 1, 2020

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