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BC Cancer is committed to providing a comprehensive, provincially-planned and regionally-delivered cancer control system for the residence of British Columbia. Its mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care from prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, to research and education, to supportive and palliative care. BC Cancer provides care closer to home by operating six regional cancer centres in Abbotsford, Kelowna, Prince George, Surrey, Vancouver, and Victoria. Research centres in Vancouver and Victoria ensure that BC Cancer can quickly translate new discoveries into clinical applications leading to better outcomes and care.

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Computational Biologist

Reference #75239
Regular Full Time
$29.63/hr-$36.93/hr
Vancouver, BC

Job Summary:


In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. The Computational Biologist performs biological sequence searches related to the operation of a large scale, high throughput DNA mapping and DNA sequencing production facility.

Qualifications 

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized Bachelor of Science Program in either Biological Sciences or Computer Science. 
  • Two (2) year’s of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the GSC Group Leaders. 

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with relevant operating systems. 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently organize work assignments and establish priorities. 
  • Ability to use related equipment.

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Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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