The Croitoru Lab offers a multi-disciplinary team setting. The lab brings together enthusiastic scientists with diverse backgrounds, providing a wide range of perspectives to each research project. We are always looking for new, self-driven researchers to leave their mark on a rapidly developing field.

Prospective post-doctoral fellows or research staff should send their C.V. along with three references to Dr. Ken Croitoru by email at [email protected].

Prospective graduate students should apply through either the Department of Immunology ( or the Institute of Medical Sciences (, within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.


Current Available Positions:

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Immunology, Microbiome Research

An opportunity is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Ken Croitoru based at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  The Croitoru laboratory is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms behind genetic, environmental and microbial factors that contribute to the development and progression of Inflammatory Bowel Disease using patient samples, mouse models and in vitro studies.

Under the guidance of Dr. Croitoru the candidate is expected to draft and present research plans and projects, carry out individual experiments, analyze and present data, prepare manuscripts for publication and present data at national and international meetings.

We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with a track record of creativity in developing experimental strategies and a knowledge base in any or all of the following: mucosal immunology; T cell biology; animal models; and microbiome analysis. A PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or a related field, is required.

Please email academic curriculum vitae, a brief description of research accomplishments and future interests, as well as contact information for three references to Dr. Ken Croitoru ([email protected]).