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Job Posting: Lab Technician (Zayed Lab, YorkU)

Job Posting: Lab Technician (Zayed Lab, YorkU)

Lab Tech Position, York University, Toronto, Canada

The Zayed Lab ( in the Department of Biology, York University (Toronto, Canada), has a position available for a Lab Tech with expertise in insect molecular biology and genetics starting in Fall 2019.

The successful candidate will participate in a pioneering project to improve the health of Canadian honey bees. Our research will measure stressor-induced changes in the honey bee transcriptome in order to identify diagnostic markers of colony health.

We are particularly seeking individuals that have expertise in RNA extraction and gene expression profiling, as well as experience in training and working with undergraduate students.

Degree: MSc or PhD in Biology

Salary: $45,000 per year

Please submit your cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 referees to We will continue to accept applications until a suitable candidate is hired.