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12 days ago

Programmer/Developer

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer, 

Vancouver

, British Columbia

, Canada

Research Programmer – CCGI Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC)   Today’s Research. Tomorrow’s Medicine. The GSC is a department of the BC Cancer Research Institute and a high-throughput genome sequencing facility. We are leaders in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics in pursuit of novel treatment strategies for cancers and other diseases. Among the world’s first genome centres to be established within a cancer clinic, for more than two decades our scientists and innovators have been designing and deploying cutting-edge technologies to benefit health and advance clinical research. Among the GSC’s most significant accomplishments are the first publication to demonstrate the use of whole-genome sequencing to inform cancer treatment planning, the first published sequence of the SARS coronavirus genome and major contributions to the first physical map of the human genome as part of the Human Genome Project. By joining the GSC you will become part of an exceptional and diverse team of scientists, clinicians, experts and professionals operating at the leading edge of clinical research. We look for people who share our core values—science, timeliness, respect—to join us on our mission to use genome science for the betterment of health and society. Job Reference No: RP_R00008_CCGI_2024_07_12 Summary Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) of the BC Cancer Research Institute is a state-of-the-art, large scale, high throughput, clinically accredited genomics and bioinformatics facility in one of the most beautiful, diverse and eclectic cities in the world. As a Research Programmer within the Centre for Clinical Genomics Informatics team at the GSC, you will be responsible for technical support for clinical programs through development, testing and validation of clinical bioinformatics processes. The Research Programmer will report to the Process Development Coordinator and is anchored within a team of exceptional computational scientists and programmers, who collaborate directly on the development and maintenance of robust, cost efficient, and competitive clinical genomics pipelines. By working within the GSCs bioinformatics facility, you will collaborate with clinical and research computational biologists and programmers across bioinformatics groups, clinical lab staff and the quality assurance group to deliver clinical diagnostic genomic testing for patients in BC. This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities. So, what are you waiting for? Apply now!  

54 days ago

Postdoctoral

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), Univeristy of Saskatchewan, 

Saskatoon

, Saskatchewan

, Canada

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research, is a world leader in infectious disease research and vaccine development for humans and animals. Located at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada, VIDO is home to one of the largest and most advanced containment level 3 facilities in the world. To strengthen the preparedness for emerging infectious diseases we are currently expanding our infrastructure to include containment level 4 capacity, a GMP vaccine manufacturing facility, and a new animal housing facility. Our vision includes having the capacity to study any emerging disease in any animal model embracing a One Health approach to prevent emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals.

54 days ago

Programmer/Developer

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer, 

Vancouver

, British Columbia

, Canada

About the GSC Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) Today’s Research. Tomorrow’s Medicine. The GSC is a department of the BC Cancer Research Institute and a high-throughput genome sequencing facility. We are leaders in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics in pursuit of novel treatment strategies for cancers and other diseases. Among the world’s first genome centres to be established within a cancer clinic, for more than two decades our scientists and innovators have been designing and deploying cutting-edge technologies to benefit health and advance clinical research. Among the GSC’s most significant accomplishments are the first publication to demonstrate the use of whole-genome sequencing to inform cancer treatment planning, the first published sequence of the SARS coronavirus genome and major contributions to the first physical map of the human genome as part of the Human Genome Project. By joining the GSC you will become part of an exceptional and diverse team of scientists, clinicians, experts and professionals operating at the leading edge of clinical research. We look for people who share our core values—science, timeliness, respect—to join us on our mission to use genome science for the betterment of health and society. Computational Biologist, Clinical Job Reference no: CB_P01060_HSA166907_CCG_2023_05_31 Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) is a state-of-the-art, large scale, high throughput, clinically accredited genomics and bioinformatics facility. If you have a Bachelor of Applied Science or a Bachelor of Science in biological science or computer science, as well as an interest in programming and human health, this is your opportunity to become involved in a team working with cutting-edge technology as a Clinical Computational Biologist. As a Computational Biologist, you will perform bioinformatics analyses and contribute to software development related to the operation of a large-scale clinical sequencing facility. The position is anchored within a team of exceptional scientists, computational biologists and programmers, which collaborate directly on the development of robust, cost efficient and competitive processes for new targeted and precision medicine analytical pipelines. Your work will help to save lives and contribute to a world free from the fear of cancer. By working within the GSCs bioinformatics facility, the successful applicant will develop close relationships with world-renown computational and genome science technologists, cancer researchers and medical scientists; have access to one of the most robust computational and next generation genome sequencing technology facilities in Canada, all while living in one of the most beautiful, diverse and eclectic cities in the world. This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

56 days ago

Staff

McGill University, 

Montreal

, Quebec

, Canada

BRAIN CODE, the bioinformatics team at Dr. Kevin Petrecca’s Lab, the Neuro – McGill University, is recruiting Bioinformatics Research Assistant, Associate and Analysts. We are applying state-of-the-art technologies, including our single cell spatial transcriptomics platform, to our highly valuable and unique human brain datasets, to uncover fundamental biological mechanisms that govern brain cancer initiation, development and evolution, as well as the biology of human brain. We offer a competitive salary, in line with McGill’s salary range, and based on your skills and experience.

70 days ago

Postdoctoral

University of Montreal - CRCHUM, 

Montreal

, Quebec

, Canada

https://www.chumontreal.qc.ca/en/emplois/postdoctoral-fellowresearch-associate-chum-microbiome-centre-dr-bertrand-routy-and-dr The CHUM Microbiome Centre led by Drs. Bertrand Routy and Dr. Arielle Elkrief are looking for a postdoctoral or associate level research candidate in bioinformatics and computational oncology to analyze microbiome samples sequenced by metagenomics. The team currently leads several prospective clinical studies (NCT04951583, NCT05303493 and NCT05805319) testing different strategies, including fecal transplantation, prebiotics, probiotics and diet, to improve the composition of the microbiome for patients with lung cancer and melanoma treated with immunotherapy. The specific role of the candidate will be to perform computational analyses on samples from various pan-Canadian randomized clinical trials evaluating the evolution of the microbiome before and after the different treatments and over time. In addition, she/he will have to supervise students at MSc and PhD levels in bioinformatics. Our team recently received a large $3,800,000 grant to conduct one of the largest randomized clinical trials in the world to study FMT plus immunotherapy. The candidate will successfully integrate longitudinal multiomics analysis to understand the mechanism of FMT.

71 days ago

Postdoctoral

University of Toronto Scarborough, 

Toronto

, Ontario

, Canada

Position Overview: We are looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow interested in working on a collaborative project to call RNA modifications from Oxford Nanopore Sequencing data. Interested candidates with a doctoral degree in any areas of biology relating to transcriptomics, bioinformatics, and RNA biology are encouraged to apply. This position offers an exciting opportunity to understand the role of RNA modifications in development, behavior, and/or health and disease. Opportunities for expanding the position into wet lab workflows (ONT sequencing) and wet lab method development and optimization are available.    

84 days ago

Staff

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre - Computational Biology & Medicine Program, 

Toronto

, Ontario

, Canada

Company Description The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Job Description Union: Non-Union Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Department: Computational Biology Cancer Centre Reports to: Chair Computational Biology and Medicine Program Work Model: On-Site Grade: N0:05 Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: $59, 904 – $74, 880 per annum: To commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN compensation policy Shifts: Monday – Friday Status: Permanent Full-time Closing Date: June 2, 2024 Position Summary The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM), University Health Network (UHN), is the largest cancer centre in Canada, providing more patient visits and involving more cancer doctors and specialists than any other oncology centre in Canada. The Computational Biology and Medicine Program (CBMP) is home to scientists and clinicians interested in computational methods used to aggregate, analyze and share biomedical data for basic, translational and clinical research. Within CBMP, innovative computational methods and scientific software are being developed to investigate the biological processes involved in oncogenesis, cancer evolution and response to therapies.

85 days ago

Faculty

University of Calgary, 

Calgary

, Alberta

, Canada

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Bioinformatics.

86 days ago

Research Associate

University of Calgary, 

Calgary

, Alberta

, Canada

The University of Calgary’s Charbonneau Cancer Institute has a thriving research program focused on multi-omic profiling of cancer patients for precision medicine applications to cancer patients in Alberta and beyond. This program is integrated within the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centers Network, a pan-Canadian initiative aiming to close the gap between research and patient care. In this position, the recruited bioinformatician will (1) analyze multi-omic datasets to identify and study therapeutic targets for precision therapy in solid tumors, and (2) contribute to implementation of a clinical reporting system of molecular data results.  

86 days ago

Staff

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre - Computational Biology & Medicine Program, 

Toronto

, Ontario

, Canada

Company Description The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Job Description Union: Non-Union Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Department: Computational Biology and Medicine Program Reports to: Principal Investigator Work Model: On-Site Grade: N0:06 Hours: 35 hours per week Salary: $60, 642 – $75, 803 per annum:  To commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN compensation policy Shifts: Monday – Friday Status: Permanent Full-time Closing Date: May 24, 2024 Position Summary  The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM), University Health Network (UHN), is the largest cancer centre in Canada, providing more patient visits and involving more cancer doctors and specialists than any other oncology centre in Canada. The Computational Biology and Medicine Program (CBMP) is home to scientists and clinicians interested in computational methods used to aggregate, analyze and share biomedical data for basic, translational and clinical research. Within CBMP, innovative computational methods and scientific software are being developed to investigate the biological processes involved in oncogenesis, cancer evolution and response to therapies.