The Applied Genomics Core (TAGC) is a Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD) associated core research facility that supports the development and application of innovative genomics and genetics technologies at the University of Alberta. TAGC provides services for nucleic acid analyses, with a current focus on next-generation sequencing (NGS). Recent developments include services for metagenomics, bacterial diversity, virus discovery, and small genome sequencing. TAGC enables faculty members to access expertise and core infrastructure that individual laboratories cannot otherwise support.
Reporting to the Chair of the TAGC User/Management Committee, the Applied Genomics Core Manager and Bioinformatician is FoMD's expert in the rapidly changing fields of genomics and bioinformatics, both of which are critical platforms in biomedical research. The Manager is the point of contact for TAGC and oversees operations of this facility, including supervision of TAGC technical staff, facilitating access to platforms for researchers, and ensuring new platforms and applications are efficiently integrated into TAGC workflows.
Specific accountabilities of this position include:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
In accordance with the Trust/Research Academic Staff Agreement, this position has an approximate term length of 3 years, with the possibility of extension, and offers a comprehensive benefits package found at: www.hrs.ualberta.ca and annual salary of $72,989 to $100,385.
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.