Scientist in the Lab



Join the Pellegrini Lab to get great scientific training and jumpstart an amazing career!

Please read below the information on how to apply for a job with us


Starting date: September 2022

Note that the starting date is quite flexible. It could be earlier or later, depending on the student's ability to join our lab earlier or later 

These positions explore the molecular mechanisms of wrappER contacts with mitochondria and peroxisomes in health and diseases.


Starting salary is 25,000$CAD/year, typically enough to support the living expenses and tuition fees of an international student living in Canada.

One of these doctoral positions is reserved to welcome a Ukrainian war refugee.


Starting date: Anytime 2022 and 2023

Starting salary is 18,000$CAD/year, which is typically enough to support the living expenses and tuition fees of a Canadian student living in Canada


Starting date: January 2023

Note that the starting date is quite flexible


This position is to explore the role of the wrappER in NASH


Starting salary is 45,000$CAD/year

Ukrainian applicants can send an email stating their academic background, status as a war refugee, and interest in joining us. Please explain if and how you have access to email and the internet to communicate with us. A CV, if available, can be added but is not required in the first stage of contact.

All other international applicants must email to a single PDF file containing the following:

1)  A cover letter/letter of motivation of approx. 350-500 words explaining: 1) why you want to do an M.Sc., a Ph.D., or a postdoc; 2) why you want to do it in the Pellegrini lab. Please note that your letter must also somehow demonstrate that you have actually read, and ideally, understood and loved, our last two wrappER papers (Anastasia et al. Cell Reports 2021 PMID: 33730569 and Ilacqua et al. J. Cell Sci. 2021 PMID: 34672330)

2) CV; please include personal details and the names of 3 references (with an email address )

3) A copy of i) the BSc and MSc diploma; ii) academic transcripts (list of the exams taken and scores obtained); iii) any additional information that might prove your academic qualifications (e.g. GATE)

Updated on April 5, 2022. Please check this webpage often for possible additional updates