Bioinformatics Post-doctoral Fellow

University of Victoria - GBC Proteomics Centre
Victoria, BC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral
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Bioinformatics Post-doctoral Fellow

The UVic-Genome BC Proteomics Centre (PC) is the central hub of the Pan-Canadian Proteomics Centre, Genome Canada’s Genomics Technology Platforms for proteomics technology development and service. In addition, the PC is a founding member of The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC), Canada’s leading metabolomics facility, focused on quantitative metabolomics. The Centre has been providing mass spectrometry analytical services to a wide variety of academic, industrial, and government laboratories since 1982, making us the longest operating protein and metabolomics core facility in Canada. The PC’s technology development program supports ongoing research and application of novel methods in the areas of biomarker identification and characterization, structural proteomics, quantitative proteomics and metabolomics, and bioinformatics. We house over $15 million in state-of-the art mass spectrometry instruments, which are supported by a team of more than 30 dedicated researchers and technicians.


Targeted quantitative proteogenomics is a new emerging filed, in which genomics and proteomics data are integrated to design targeted assays. We are currently offering a postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics for Targeted Proteogenomics. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary environment with experienced biochemists, chemists and computer scientists. The focus of the position is advancing the design of targeted proteogenomics analyses using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry experiments. The postdoctoral fellow will develop novel algorithms for proteomics and genomics data integration and implement them as modular software. He or she is expected to develop solutions in a fast-paced environment, write scientific manuscripts, and present results at national and international conferences.


• PhD in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics or related field.
• Advanced experience in one or more common programming languages; R, Python, Java.
• Strong publication record, ability to work on multiple projects and in a team.
• Familiarity with computational proteomics and genomics approaches is a plus.
• Background in software engineering, statistics, handling (-omics) Big Data, HTML5 is a plus.

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits:

The PC offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits (health insurance and pension plan), and an excellent platform to expand your knowledge, skills, and experience. To learn more about working and living on Vancouver Island please visit the University of Victoria website at The University of Victoria is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Information:

Please email a cover letter (one page), curriculum vitae (no more than 3 pages), a list of publications along with 2 selected papers, contact of 2 references, all in PDF format to Questions about the position can be sent to Please include the employment code #Bioinf2018_PDI within the title of your emails. Only candidates that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information visit our websites at and