Postdoctoral Position in Public Health Microbiology

MED Laboratory Med & Pathology

Competition No.  -    A100147496
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Lab of Dr. Greg Tyrrell and Dr. Tanis Dingle

The Tyrrell/Dingle lab is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) to take a leading role in studying pathogens of Public Health importance. This will include studying antibiotic resistance, virulence characteristics, and trends in epidemiological prevalence etc. The work will include as needed; analyzing antimicrobial susceptibility data and resistance mechanisms for organisms such as Mycobacteria, Gram negative and Gram-positive organisms from patients in Alberta.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in microbiology or related discipline.
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills.
  • A background in studying antibiotic resistance.
  • Proficiency in data analysis.
  • Expertise in database development.
  • A demonstrated record of research.

To Apply:
Please forward a cover letter, your CV and contact information for three academic references to:

Nafeeza Khan
University of Alberta Hospital (UAH)
WMC 1B1.14, 8440-112 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2J2
780-407-7628
Nafeeza.khan@albertaprecisionlabs.ca

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.