Laboratory Technician

University of Alberta

This place is part of the Non-Tutorial Workers Affiliation (NASA). 

This place has a time period size of 1 yr plus a day and provides a complete advantages bundle which could be considered on our Advantages Overview web page .

Location – North Campus Edmonton

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re situated on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to counterpoint our vibrant group.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, group builders, and world shapers who lead with objective each day. We’re dwelling to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate applications, over 13,000 college and employees, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as certainly one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work can have a significant affect on a captivating cross part of individuals—from our college students and stakeholders, to our famend researchers and innovators who’re fairly actually curing ailments, making discoveries and producing options that make the world more healthy, safer, stronger, and extra simply.

Working for the Division/College

The Division of Reproductive Sciences is situated on the principle campus of the College of Alberta. Our laboratories occupy roughly 6000 sq. toes of devoted analysis laboratory area and accompanying workplace area for college, analysis associates, post-doctoral fellows and all kinds of graduate, undergraduate and analysis college students. Total, our Division is comprised of 25-30 full-time dedicated researchers.

We’re all members of the Ladies and Youngsters’s Well being Analysis Institute (WCHRI), which helps analysis via a wide range of platforms and funding applications. WCHRI is the shared imaginative and prescient of the College of Alberta and Alberta Well being Providers (AHS) with core funding from the Stollery Youngsters’s Hospital Basis (SCHF) and the Royal Alexandra Hospital Basis (RAHF). The latter helps the Lois Gap Hospital for Ladies, which is the educational dwelling for our Division.


The analysis technician might be answerable for helping and supporting the Principal Investigator in analysis initiatives centered on reproductive sciences. The analysis technician might be answerable for the gathering of samples guaranteeing all protocols are adopted, sustaining knowledge related to the samples, performing some statistical analyses, and liaising with different employees related to pattern assortment. The Analysis Technician can even carry out some administrative duties related to lab administration and supply coaching to trainees in experimental procedures and analyses.

This place might be situated within the Reproductive Sciences Division, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology on the College of Alberta campus within the Heritage Medical Analysis Centre. There can even be a requirement for the analysis technician to journey to the Royal Alexandra Hospital web site and the Ladies’s Well being Choices clinic and be capable of work versatile hours.


  • Tissue assortment
    • Answerable for coordinating tissue assortment of human placenta, decidua, amniotic fluid, and blood samples from the Lois Gap Hospital for girls (LHHW), aided by the Analysis Nurse coordinator. Additionally, they are going to be answerable for weekly assortment of human placenta and decidual tissue from the Ladies’s Well being Choices clinic.
  • Bioinformatic analyses
    • Answerable for performing bioinformatic analyses resembling operating single cell RNA-sequencing pipelines and bulk RNA-sequencing analyses.
  • Mouse breeding and colony upkeep
    • Answerable for organizing timed mouse mating to facilitate placental and uterine assortment on particular embryonic days.
  • Biochemical analyses
    • Answerable for performing western blotting, immunostaining, and RT-PCR analyses.
  • Information administration
    • Answerable for sustaining all information regarding human tissue experiments.
    • Operating knowledge for analyses as required.
  • Lab administration
    • Answerable for ordering provides and conserving order, cleanliness, and adhering to all good laboratory apply tips.

Minimal {Qualifications}

  • B.Sc. or a Masters diploma with a minimal of two years full time analysis expertise.
  • Expertise with RNA-sequencing or single-cell RNA sequencing analyses, intensive expertise finishing up timed mouse mating and embryonic dissections.

Most popular {Qualifications} 

  • Proficiency with College of Alberta and College of Alberta Hospital insurance policies and procedures.

Word: On-line purposes are accepted till midnight Mountain Customary Time of the time limit.

We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity; nevertheless, solely these people chosen for an interview might be contacted.

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