Postdoctoral Fellowship, Leucegene project

Please submit your application by December 30, 2019.

Only selected applicants will be contacted.

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Job title

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Leucegene project

Research Units

Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells


Guy Sauvageau

Mandate Description

The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at the University of Montréal has an opening for a funded postdoctoral fellowship in the Leucegene project ( The Leucegene project aims at improving our understanding of acute myeloid leukemia and finding novel therapeutic strategies for this disease.

Under the supervision of Dr. Guy Sauvageau, the recruited fellow is expected to design and conduct research projects, as well as supervise and mentor graduate students.

Candidates are directed to the Leucegene website ( and to the project description document for more details on projects available for postdoctoral fellows as well as for required skills and abilities for these projects.

Job requirements

Education & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in a related field (i.e. genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, bioinformatics) obtained less than 4 years ago.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in these fields.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should submit a full CV, a presentation letter stating research interests, and 2 reference letters from most recent research supervisors to

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please take note, however, that only short listed candidates for the position will be contacted by email for an interview.

Employment Equity Program

IRIC and Université de Montréal uphold the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal people.


Foreign applicants chosen for the position will have to obtain a valid work permit in order to be hired.