Molecular Biologist

Molecular Biologist

Reports to: Director of Data Science
Location: Vancouver, BC


Job Overview

We are seeking a motivated, dynamic, and detail-oriented Molecular Biologist/Life Scientist to join our Data Science Team at our Vancouver location. Reporting to the Director of Data Science, the candidate will be responsible for:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Find relevant information from scientific and clinical research articles using online databases, including NCBI Pubmed, Google Scholar, etc. to find relevant information from scientific and clinical research articles
  • Extract key information from research articles and from online resources, such as dbSNP, HMDB, UniProt, etc.
  • Survey designated research area and keep curated information as up to date as possible
  • Participate in scientific meetings involving integrative biology and multi-omics (genomics, metabolomics, proteomics)
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications and Experience:

At minimum, the candidate must possess or be in the final stages of completion of a Ph.D. degree, particularly in a life sciences or biomedical field such as Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, etc. A strong understanding of molecular genetics is highly desirable. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. The candidate must also have a solid understanding of how research literature is published and must understand how to effectively read and extract information from research articles. This position is a Mitacs grant-funded internship position so the candidate must also be eligible to secure an appointment with the University of British Columbia. 

To apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to: Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.