Graduate student and postdoctoral fellow in Laboratory of Molecular Chronobiology Douglas Mental Health University Institute McGill University, Montreal


The selected candidate(s) will join our ongoing efforts to study the links between circadian disruption and psychiatric disorders, and the post-translational modifications of clock proteins.

Expected background of candidates

Candidates should hold a B.Sc. or M.Sc. (to apply for a graduate student position) or a Ph.D. (to apply for a postdoctoral position) in basic biological sciences (e.g. Neuroscience, Biochemistry...) at the time of taking up the position.

How to apply 

To apply for a position, the following documents should be sent by email to Dr. Nicolas Cermakian (nicolas.cermakian@mcgill.ca):

  • Letter of presentation/motivation
  • CV (including list of several reference persons)
  • University transcripts (for applicants for graduate student positions)

The selected candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Nicolas Cermakian, Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Chronobiology, at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University. 

More information about the laboratory can be found at the web-page and in PDF.


PhD position in molecular and cellular Chronobiology

ďalšie informácie

Start: immediatly
Commitment: 100%
Place of work: Fribourg
Contract: 1 year, with 2; possible 2-year extensions. Maximum duration is 5 years

Please consult also our web-page at: http://www.unifr.ch/biology 

Applicant profile: We are seeking outstanding and highly motivated candidates with a master degree in Biology (major Molecular biology, biochemistry or equivalent), Biomedicine or a closely related field. The position involves a modest amount of assistance in practical courses of the Bachelor/Master curricula in Biology, Biomedicine and Medicine. Good command of English and German or French is expected.