Job Title:

Junior Research Associate - Genomics




Kingston , ON

Location could be in the GTA as well (Mississauga)


About Us:

Mapmygenome is a pioneering genomics company committed to revolutionizing personalized health by leveraging the power of genetics. Our lab is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and staffed by a team of experts who are passionate about advancing genomics research.


Role and Responsibilities:

As a Junior Research Associate, you will play a vital role in executing genomics research projects, expanding your skill set, and collaborating with a multidisciplinary team. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting senior researchers in conducting experiments related to genomics, DNA sequencing, and molecular biology.
  • Participating in sample collection, DNA extraction, genotyping, sequencing and quality control processes.
  • Operating and maintaining laboratory equipment, including sequencers, PCR machines, and other analytical instruments.
  • Analyzing experimental data, recording results, and ensuring accuracy in documentation.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to optimize protocols and methodologies for research purposes.
  • Contributing to team meetings and discussions on research progress.
  • Staying updated with the latest advancements in genomics and molecular biology.



  • Bachelor's degree in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field.
  • Solid foundation in genomics and molecular biology techniques.
  • Practical experience in DNA extraction, PCR, gel electrophoresis, and other laboratory procedures.
  • Proficiency in using laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining precise records.
  • Effective communication skills and a collaborative mindset.
  • Enthusiasm for learning and a proactive approach to challenges.



  • Competitive remuneration and potential for growth within Mapmygenome.
  • Opportunity to work in a well-equipped genomics lab with access to advanced technologies.
  • Exposure to groundbreaking research and collaboration with experienced scientists.
  • Professional development opportunities and training initiatives.
  • Comprehensive health benefits and additional company perks.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2023-09-05

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