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Opportunities from GlycoNet

Training and Project Management Coordinator
Edmonton, Alberta

Reporting to the GlycoNet Chief Executive Officer and with input from the Training Committee (TC) the Research Management Committee (RMC) and the Scientific Director, the Training and Project Management Coordinator develops, implements, executes, monitors and evaluates training initiatives for both Network students and staff; seeks out additional funding, opportunities and partners to support the training mission of the Network; coordinates research grant competitions, gathers funded project reports and outcomes, populates the project database and helps prepare reports to the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), RMC, Board of Directors, and to the NCE. Read the job posting & How to apply >>

Opportunities from GlycoNet Investigators

Post-doctoral Fellow in Cell and Molecular Biology of Glycobiology of CNS Diseases, Simon Fraser University

The Vocadlo research group is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our team located in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and the Department of Chemistry at Simon Fraser University. The successful applicant will work as part of this well funded and collegial team with a principal role being to lead research efforts into the roles of enzymes genetically or pharmacologically linked to diseases of the central nervous system (CNS). Read the job posting & How to apply >>

Research Technician in Chemistry and Chemical Biology in CNS Diseases, Simon Fraser University

The Vocadlo research group is seeking a highly motivated PhD or MSc level synthetic organic and/or medicinal chemist to join our team located in the Department of Chemistry at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus as a research technician or research specialist. The successful applicant will work as part of this well funded and collegial team with two roles. One will be to lead research efforts into the development of new chemical biology probes for carbohydrate enzymes genetically or pharmacologically linked to diseases of the central nervous system (CNS). The other will be to participate within a larger team in a funded research collaboration with a leading multinational pharmaceutical company. Read the job posting & How to apply >>

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Microbial Metabolism of Algal Polysaccharides
University of Victoria, British Columbia

The position will be held within the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology (BCMB) at the University of Victoria (UVic), under the supervision of Prof. Alisdair (“Al”) Boraston. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in microbiology or biochemistry (or other discipline with relevant experience). Expertise in molecular biology is essential.  Read the job posting & How to apply >>

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Molecular Biology
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University

The Sheppard lab seeks a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join their team within the McGill University Department of Microbiology and Immunology, located at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center. Applicants should possess or be nearing completion of a PhD degree, with research experience in molecular biology, preferably related to fungal species. Read the job posting & How to apply >>

External Opportunities

Synthetic Organic Chemist (Full-time)
PanTHERA CryoSolutions, Ottawa, Ontario
Application Deadline: Position will remain open until it is filled.

PanTHERA CryoSolutions, a GlycoNet-affiliated start-up company specializing in developing novel cryoprotectants for the preservation of cell and tissue constructs for regenerative medicine and cellular therapy applications, is seeking a dedicated and dynamic individual to join our chemical synthesis team in Ottawa, Ontario. The successful candidate will possess experience in modern organic synthesis, quality control and be able to work with an interdisciplinary team in a dynamic and high-paced environment. Read the job posting & How to apply >>

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Canadian Research
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Science Careers – AAAS
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Life Science Network
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Canadian Glycomics Network
E5-33 Gunning/Lemieux Chemistry Centre
University of Alberta, T6G 2G2
Tel: 780-492-6204
Fax: 780-492-4147

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