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The Flores lab is hiring!

Positions for a research assistant and a postdoctoral fellow are open.

Research assistant - Full time - Molecular methods


Summary of position: 

The laboratory of Dr. Cecilia Flores at McGill University is looking for a full time Research Assistant with experience in molecular biology methods to join her dynamic translational research group


Description of tasks: 

  • Perform molecular biology experiments

  • Perform basic lab experiments


Required qualifications: 

Bachelor degree or equivalent


Required skills: 

  • Experience working with quantitative molecular biology methods

  • Excellent organizational skills


Required abilities: 

  • Able to work independently and take initiative

  • Good interpersonal communication skills

Location of work:

Douglas Research Centre

Work schedule:

35 hours/week


Depending on experience & in accordance with the Douglas Institute guidelines.

Instructions for submitting application:

Send CV to Mira Thakur at

Postdoctoral fellow

The laboratory of Dr. Cecilia Flores at McGill University (Department of Psychiatry)
has an opening position for a postdoctoral fellow. The research project concerns
cellular and molecular mechanisms by which social defeat stress in adolescence
disrupts brain development in males and females. This position is for a highly
motivated individual with interest in translational research and with experience in
behavioral testing in rodents and programing skills. Experience in
neurodevelopmental biology and/or neuroendocrinology is an asset. Applicants
should have a PhD in neuroscience or neurobiology and a strong publication
Interested individuals should send a curriculum vitae and the names/e-mails/phone
numbers of three people who could provide letters of reference by email to Mira
Thakur ( and cc
For additional information please visit our webpage

Congratulations to Andrea on her Thesis defense!


More news!

July 2022: Jose Maria's latest paper to be published in Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science is now in press! Novel functional genomic approaches bridging psychiatry and neuroscience.

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