Lab technician

Looking for a job in the exciting field of metabolomics research? The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC) is hiring!

We are a nationally-funded core facility that has a unique combination of state-of-the-art infrastructure and personnel that keeps us on the cutting-edge of metabolomic studies.

Led by Dr. David Wishart (University of Alberta) and supported by a team of lab managers, NMR spectroscopists, mass spectrometrists, chemists, computer scientists, statisticians and bioinformaticians we offer an exciting workplace with lots of opportunities to learn and discover!

Looking for a space to conduct metabolomic-related research and recieve one-on-one mentoring? Since 2011 TMIC has offered a "research hotel" for visiting scientists, students and PDFs. Click here for more information!

Career opportunities

The Metabolomics Innovation Centre, Edmonton, Canada
Posted on 2017-11-27, open until filled

We are currently recruiting a postdoctoral scientist in metabolomic bioinformatics at the Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC). TMIC is located in the Centennial Centre for Disciplinary Science (CCIS) on the North Campus of the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Available resources include a wide array of software, servers, and databases. The post is available immediately.

Criteria include:

  • PhD degree (or PhD thesis in active preparation) in bioinformatics

  • Experience in a programming languages including Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Python, Java, Java Script

  • Computational skills in bioinformatic analysis and statistics

  • Experience mentoring/training graduate students, research assistants and technicians

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a collaborative, interdisciplinary team.

  • Track-record of productivity in bioinformatics demonstrating experience in writing scientific manuscripts

  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry an asset

Job Posting

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta offers appointments on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.