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Post Doctoral Fellow, Research Experimental Therapeutics - BC Cancer - Vancouver

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
Post Doctoral Fellow, Research Experimental Therapeutics

BC Cancer

Vancouver, BC

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What you'll do
  • Propose and develop research hypotheses and adequate experimental designs, in consultation with the Principal Investigator.
  • Plan and execute experimental work with minimal supervision.
  • Organize, analyze, and present data as required for group discussions and publication.
  • Maintain close interactions with colleagues and external collaborators.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new methodologies in the Lab.
  • Apply for fellowships and relevant career development programs.
  • Contribute to the onboarding and training of new members of the Lab.

What you bring

  • PhD or MD-PhD in a relevant field (immunology, pathology, cell biology, etc.).
  • At least one (1) first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Experience with in-vivo pharmacology.

Highly desirable skills:
  • Experience with 3-D printing technologies, rapid prototyping, coding in C++/C# for real-time data/image acquisition, and the design and assembly of small (<1mm>
  • Experience with general biochemical and molecular biology methodologies.
  • Expertise with murine models of disease (transgenics, PDX, etc.).
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of flow cytometry applications.
  • Experience with genome editing techniques, NGS methodologies, and bioinformatic skills are a plus.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time (Until September 05, 2023)
675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC, V5Z 1G1

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 800-1600
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What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia. BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of August 17, 2022. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.
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