Postdoctoral Research Position in Neural Development, Dalhousie University

Posted 1/31/2018

The laboratory of Dr. Angelo Iulianella is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research scientist to study the stabilization of neuronal subtype identities and neuronal migration during brain morphogenesis and connectivity. For current projects and recent papers, refer to the lab website:
The ideal candidate will have expertise in several of the following areas: developmental biology, neurobiology, molecular biology, cell culture, electroporation, transgenesis, time lapse imaging, histology, and mouse husbandry. Only recent PhD or MD graduates will be considered, and short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. The position is available from the Summer/Fall of 2018, for a 3-year term (which can be extended), although start time is flexible.
About us: Our lab is part of the multidisciplinary Brain Repair Centre ( Atlantic Mobility Action Project (, which seeks to understand the neural circuitry of movement and how neural progenitors may be used to treat injury and disease. We are positioned in a state-of-the-art research centre with confocal, laser dissection, lightsheet, super-resolution, and 2-photon imaging systems, as well as a cytometry and proteomics facility.

About Halifax, Nova Scotia: Halifax is the capital city of Nova Scotia and the educational, cultural and economic hub of Atlantic Canada. Halifax boasts a youthful spirit, rich history, and scenic waterfront. Discover rugged shorelines, colourful gardens, hiking trails and scenic parks. The ocean is part of our life here. Our campus is just 300 metres from the Atlantic, so sailing and water sports are enjoyed year-round.
Please forward your Curriculum Vitae, a copy of your most recent transcript and PDFs of publications, a statement your research interests, and contact information for references by e-mail to:

Dr. Angelo Iulianella (e-mail:
Department of Medical Neuroscience, Life Sciences Research Institute, Dalhousie University.

Last Updated 01/31/2018