Industry Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Trillium Therapeutics, an organization committed to turning scientific discoveries into innovative treatments for cancer, has an industry postdoctoral training program in which outstanding PhD graduates can apply their research and career development skills. We wish to attract the best scientists to our program, people who share our passion for science, our vision of a more collaborative and tolerant world, and above all, our commitment to defeat cancer.

The program is designed to facilitate the transition of young research scientists from their academic training grounds to careers in the biopharmaceutical industry, and to provide a strong research foundation that will drive tomorrow’s innovative cancer therapies. As a postdoctoral fellow at Trillium you will be well prepared for a career in industry, and you will get a unique opportunity to watch your research transition out of the laboratory and into clinical testing.

Trillium offers a collaborative and dynamic environment, a place where we work together as a team to achieve our goals. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to be mentored by our top industry scientists in a state of the art laboratory environment, while conducting independent research.

FAQs about Trillium's Postdoctoral Program

  • How long is a typical postdoctoral fellowship at Trillium? 

Each fellow will be brought on for an initial 1-year term, with the possibility to extend for an additional one to two years based on project needs.

  • What types of projects can I expect to work on during my time at Trillium?

Postdoctoral projects will generally fall within the cutting edge of immunology/oncology research, with the aim to elucidate disease biology or the mechanism of action of a novel drug candidate or target. Fellows will be exposed to a wide variety of techniques including both molecular and cellular biology, protein chemistry, in vivo animal models and in vitro cell-based functional assays. Individuals will be expected to work independently but as part of cross-functional teams made up of scientists and research associates.

  • Upon completion of the program, can I expect to gain employment with Trillium?

Postdoctoral fellows are welcome to apply for open positions at the end of their term; however there is no guarantee that relevant positions will be available.

  • What type of salary can I expect if I am accepted into the program?

Trillium offers an industry competitive salary for those selected for the postdoctoral program.

The Application Process

If you have the skills, passion and commitment to drive breakthrough innovative research and change the future of immuno-oncology, we welcome your application! Please submit your C/V to the following email address:


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