- Genome Sciences Centre
- Vancouver, BC, Canada
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The successful applicant will work in the laboratory to test the therapeutic candidacy of novel compounds while also working independently in a cross-disciplinary environment and participating as a project team member on specific genome research projects, including to help develop laboratory protocols.
• Collaborate with the Principal Investigator, other Lab Personnel and Staff members to develop and test laboratory protocols and assays in conjunction with our antimicrobial peptide research • Set up the laboratory and instruments • Conduct literature reviews and provide input and recommendations to managers • Prepare documentation in accordance with prescribed standards (eg. Protocols, SOPs, research proposals) • Participate in lab meetings and present work for review by others • Contribute to the preparation and/or presentation of research manuscripts • May provide day-to-day work direction to others
• Ph.D. in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related field • Molecular biology and microbiology laboratory skills are essential for this position • Experience in microbial and eukaryotic cell culture techniques, cell imaging, peptide biochemistry, nucleic acid extraction, and preparation of DNA/RNA sequencing libraries • Demonstrated effective communication skills • Experience in bioinformatics (eg. knowledge of Python, R, PERL, unix, version control), and prior experience with analyzing next-generation sequencing data (DNA, RNA) will be considered assets
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV/resume with cover letter.