Postdoctoral Fellow in Metagenomics of the Gut Microbiome

International Microbiome Centre at the University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral
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Postdoctoral Fellow in Metagenomics of the Gut Microbiome

Looking for highly motivated and accomplished ‘dry lab’ scientist with experience in metagenomics

Opportunity to contribute to two collaborative projects with renowned investigators aiming understand how the microbiome contributes to type 1 diabetes and neurodevelopmental disorders in children

Great opportunity to join a dynamic research team within the International Microbiome Centre:

Candidates will have the opportunity to work in a supportive and engaging environment with world class facilities

Located less than an hour from the Rocky Mountains, providing abundant tranquility and heart-pumping adventure (whichever you prefer!)

Be a part of a community that values diversity, authenticity, creativity, and dedication to the health of women and children


Develop custom analysis pipelines for shotgun metagenomics

Apply advanced techniques such as Hi-C metagenomics and IgA-seq

Lead multi-omic and multivariate analyses of innovative clinical studies with excellent potential for high impact publication

Engage with other PhD-level staff bioinformaticians, supervise bioinformatics trainees, and work a highly interdisciplinary research group


Background in microbial ecology, bioinformatics, and biostatistics

Strong publication record

  • How to Apply

    To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter outlining your scientific accomplishments and interest in this position