Laboratory Technician

MED Medical Microbio & Immunol

Competition No.  -    S100349610
Posting Date  -    Feb 24, 2023
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.
Position Type  -    Full Time - Grant Funded
Salary Range  -    $50,304 to $67,374 per year
Grade  -    06
Hours  -    40

This position is a part of the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA).

This competition will be used to fill 2 positions.

This position has a term length of 1 year plus a day with a possibility of extension. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed on our Benefits Overview page.

Location: This role is in-person and work primarily takes place at North Campus Edmonton.

Working for the University of Alberta 

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Department/Faculty Summary

We are a research-intensive department focusing on advanced studies in Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology, and the interface between these fields.

Position Summary

Provide support and assistance for ongoing research projects by performing established laboratory procedures.


  • Performs established laboratory procedures including cell culture, protein expression & purification, and enzyme assays.
  • Maintains records of experiments and prepares results in formats for presentation.
  • Performs routine maintenance on laboratory equipment (cleaning, changing seals etc.).

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology or related life science discipline.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. It is important that the incumbent be a team player.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Laboratory experience is preferred
  • Safety and Biohazard course from Environmental Health and Safety.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

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

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.