Postdoctoral Fellow in Vaginal Microbial Ecology

International Microbiome Centre at the University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral
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Postdoctoral Fellow in Vaginal Microbial Ecology

Looking for highly motivated and accomplished ‘wet lab’ scientist with experience in bacterial cultivation and/or ‘omics methods

Opportunity to contribute to a highly collaborative project aimed at better understanding why the L. crispatus-dominated microbiota is established and often subsequently lost in African women

Join a dynamic research team within the International Microbiome Centre:

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

Work in a supportive and engaging environment with world class facilities

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


Employ community cultivation models to define microbial networks with a multi-omic approach

Engage with esteemed collaborators that have pioneered novel proteomics approach to studying nutrient uptake in complex communities

Contribute to multi-omic analysis of innovative clinical studies with excellent potential for high impact publication

Supervise trainees, participate in scientific seminars/conferences, and develop professional skills as part of a highly interdisciplinary research group


Background in microbial ecology and/or glycobiology

Strong publication record

  • How to Apply

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