Research Assistant I – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on August 24, 2018 or until position is filled.

Classification: Research Assistant I
Employee Group: PSAC
Wage: $11.80/hr.
Department: Biology, Faculty of Science
Start Date: September 1, 2018
Date Issued: August 7, 2018
Hours of Work: ~20 hours/week for 16 weeks
Number of Positions Available: 1


The Majumder research laboratory seeks a Bioinformatics fellow to assist with large scale proteome data analysis in a breast cancer research project, and other related duties as assigned. The successful candidate will work in the Cancer Research Laboratory (BB 3-29) at Brandon University.


MSc in Bioinformatics, Biology, or in Biological Sciences with experience in large scale (genome wide) data analysis is required. Experience with computer programming, bioinformatics tools and cancer databases would be a plus.

How to Apply:

Applicants are asked to forward a resume and a brief description of their research experience (employment or course work) to:

Dr. Mousumi Majumder, PhD, Department of Biology 3-14, John R. Brodie Science Centre
270 – 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6A9, Canada,

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

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