Category Archives: Jobs and Funding

Career Networking Night – March 6, 2019

Join us for the UBC PDA’s inaugural Postdoc Career Networking Night!

March 6th, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
LSC West Atrium

We have reached event capacity and registration is now closed – to be added to our wait list for an available spot, please sign up at the link below:

Wait list registration

If you have signed up, but are no longer able to attend, please let us know ASAP so that we can give your spot to someone on the wait list.

Join us for an opportunity to connect with a variety of companies and employers in an informal setting. Discover the opportunities available outside academia, and what employers are looking for!

Representatives will be joining us from:

This event is free for postdocs, and we will provide light refreshments.

For those that sign up, we have arranged for Paul Joseph, the University Photographer to be on hand to take professional portraits at no cost – first come, first served!

Register for the event here! Space is limited, so sign up ASAP!

Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Job ad: The GenXys Genetic Lab (UBC Pointgrey Campus) is looking for a Lab Manager

Hi fellow PDFs,

There is an incredible job opportunity in the GenXys genetic lab, a UBC spin-off. GenXys tackle complex global challenges and help people live healthier lives with pharmacogenetic testing and precision prescribing software. The lab, located in the Pharm Sci building at UBC, is looking for a laboratory manager with experience in qPCR, sequencing or other molecular biology techniques. Play a big part in a growing, young company while working alongside people who are easy-going and helpful. The role involves lots of variety, collaboration, inventiveness, and on your toes thinking. For more information about this full-time permanent position, follow this link.

Medical / Grant Writer Position available at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

BCHIV_Logo_Final-Horizontal-Web_0Do you enjoy writing? Have an eye for detail?

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is looking to hire a Medical Writer / Grant Writer as part of their Addiction and Urban Health Research Initiative.

See the full job posting here [pdf].

If you are interested in this position, please contact the HR Coordinator at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, at

Additional job postings can be found on the Centre’s website: