Trainee Positions and Career Opportunities

that are directly or indirectly related to the work of AMR - One Health Consortium

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Research Position in Data-analytics of the clinical and economic impact of antimicrobial resistance in patients with bacteremia.

The Cummings School of Medicine at the University of Calgary in Conjunction with the AMR - One Health Consortium has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research scientist with experience in the analysis of complex databases to analyse the effects of antimicrobial resistance on the economic and clinical consequences of anti-microbial resistance in patients with bacteremia.  

The successful candidate will be working on a database already established to answer these important questions.  Opportunities to collaborate with other members of the one health group will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Experience with statistical analysis using integrated databases is required and an interest of experience in health care economics is desirable.  The position is a one year contract with payment in keeping with the policies and procedures of the University of Calgary.

Interested candidate should submit a letter of interest and a CV to Dr. Daniel Gregson at


Postdoctoral Position in Public Health Microbiology

University of Alberta, Lab of Dr. Greg Tyrrell and Dr. Tanis Dingle

The Tyrrell/Dingle lab is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) to take a leading role on studying antibiotic resistance as it relates to epidemiological trends. This will involve analyzing antimicrobial susceptibility data and resistance mechanisms for organisms such as Mycobacteria, Gram negative and Gram-positive organisms from patients in Alberta.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in microbiology or related discipline.
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills.
  • A background in studying antibiotic resistance.
  • Proficiency in data analysis.
  • Expertise in database development.
  • A demonstrated record of research.

To Apply:
Please forward a cover letter, your CV and contact information for three academic references to:

Closing date:

The position will remain opened until filled.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.