Description: The STI/STBBI Research Lab (see http://www.cameronlaboratory.com/) in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Victoria has an open position available for a Research Technician effective September 2022 (earlier start date possible depending on the circumstance). We are looking for committed team members interested in making a difference in health research and the lives of individuals with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)/Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs). Our primary focus is infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum, causative agent of syphilis.
The successful candidate will join an active research team and participate in independent and team-based research projects, including:
- Development of novel antigen-based direct diagnostic tests
- Multi-omic investigations of T. pallidum and T. pallidum-host interfaces
- Syphilis vaccine development
- Investigations into the pathogenic mechanisms of T. pallidum
Necessary qualifications: Candidates must have obtained their BSc. in Microbiology (or a related field). One year research experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send a CV, cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and the names and contact information for three references to Alloysius Gomez, email@example.com
Equity and Diversity Statement
UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity.