Here, we post training career opportunities for students and graduates of the Microbiology Master’s and PhD programs. The postings remain available after the specific deadlines for applying have past so applicants to our program and graduate students can appreciate the diverse possibilities that can open to our students once they graduate.

Database Curator for the EcoCyc Database (posted February 2022)

SRI International seeks a Biological Database Curator to work on expanding and refining microbial databases in the website. This position will be primarily concerned with curation of the EcoCyc database for Escherichia coli K-12. The main duties will include reviewing, evaluating, and organizing information from the literature, and entering that information into BioCyc. In the longer term the position could include managerial, grant-writing, and research opportunities in the biocuration and computational biology areas.


Ph.D. in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bacterial Genomics, or a related field
Familiarity with use of biological databases
We will consider applicants at all levels; experience in biocuration and/or bioinformatics will be a strong plus
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Science Comunication Associate (Biorender) (posted November 2021)

Biological Safety Specialist – Level E (EMAPS) [18039] (posted October 2021)
This is an internal position for a microbiologist (bachelor or Master’s degree) with experience working in  academic laboratories. See details of the position below:


Executive Director at Addgene (posted September 2021)

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Addgene is in the process of recruiting a new Executive Director to help shape vision and strategy for the next decade and beyond. Addgene receives plasmids from 4,800 labs  at no cost to the researcher and distributes these materials to other researchers. They have distributed over 1.5 million plasmids to 107 countries, with 200,000 items distributed even last year in the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Industrial Postdoctoral Position at Cytophage

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Job Posting Post Doc Molecular Bio Project 2021[1]


Program Director, Cystic Fibrosis Canada
A great opportunity for someone hoping to make a real-world near-term impact directly on a vulnerable population, at a time of a sea change in treatment accompanied by great hope. It’s a position with great potential for growth and to have a lasting impact on the future of CF research in Canada.
Summer School in Journalism
Want to experiment with science journalism or simply become a better scientific communicator? Join Concordia’s fourth graduate summer school on science journalism and communication, Projected Futures 4, from July 12 to 16, at Concordia University in Montreal. This year, the course will be delivered remotely.

This intensive and experiential summer school challenges participants to rethink how science is communicated with society. Graduate students will be exposed to the foundations of evidence-based science journalism and experiment to create new forms of scientific storytelling. Ignite your passion for storytelling about science and learn from notable science journalists! 

Applications are accpeted until March 29, 2021. Tuition waivers are available for top applicants. 

For more information and to apply, visit