Alberta Public Laboratories (APL) Public Health Laboratory, North Sector is seeking a qualified full time Medical Microbiologist to join the Public Health Laboratory as a Program Leader with a focus in Virology. This position is based out of the University of Alberta Hospital site in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful applicant may also be considered for an appointment with the University of Alberta.
The Public Health Laboratory, APL offers an excellent environment for career development opportunities to pursue clinical and research activities. Our collaborative partners include the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, the Departments of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, and the School of Public Health. The core functions of the Public Health Laboratory include (but are not restricted to) testing for pathogens of public health significance, population-based screening, laboratory surveillance to support cluster detection and disease trends of public health significance, specialized diagnostic testing, environmental water testing, education, and research.
The individual will also be expected to participate in the undergraduate and post-graduate training programs of the University of Alberta and develop an ongoing research program that complements the activities of ProvLab. The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions and is located in Edmonton.
Please note that all employees new to APL must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.
In accordance with the Canadian Foreign Workers requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Alberta Public Laboratories (APL) respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. This position is available for APL Sponsorship.