Laboratory Technician

University of Alberta

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

This place has a time period size of 1 yr plus a day and gives a complete advantages package deal which might 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 positioned 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 complement our vibrant neighborhood.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, neighborhood builders, and world shapers who lead with goal every day. We’re house to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate packages, over 13,000 school and workers, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as one in all Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

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

Working for the Division/School

The Division of Reproductive Sciences is positioned on the primary campus of the College of Alberta. Our laboratories occupy roughly 6000 sq. toes of devoted analysis laboratory area and accompanying workplace area for school, 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 Girls and Youngsters’s Well being Analysis Institute (WCHRI), which helps analysis by way of quite a lot of platforms and funding packages. 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 Girls, which is the tutorial house for our Division.


The analysis technician will probably be accountable for aiding and supporting the Principal Investigator in analysis tasks targeted on reproductive sciences. The analysis technician will probably be accountable for the gathering of samples making certain all protocols are adopted, sustaining information related to the samples, performing some statistical analyses, and liaising with different workers related to pattern assortment. The Analysis Technician may even carry out some administrative duties related to lab administration and supply coaching to trainees in experimental procedures and analyses.

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


  • Tissue assortment
    • Liable 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 accountable for weekly assortment of human placenta and decidual tissue from the Girls’s Well being Choices clinic.
  • Bioinformatic analyses
    • Liable for performing bioinformatic analyses corresponding to working single cell RNA-sequencing pipelines and bulk RNA-sequencing analyses.
  • Mouse breeding and colony upkeep
    • Liable for organizing timed mouse mating to facilitate placental and uterine assortment on particular embryonic days.
  • Biochemical analyses
    • Liable for performing western blotting, immunostaining, and RT-PCR analyses.
  • Information administration
    • Liable for sustaining all data regarding human tissue experiments.
    • Working information for analyses as required.
  • Lab administration
    • Liable for ordering provides and conserving order, cleanliness, and adhering to all good laboratory apply pointers.

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.

Notice: On-line functions are accepted till midnight Mountain Commonplace Time of the cut-off date.

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

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