Careers at Genome BC

Become part of a team of academics and professionals committed to making a positive impact in British Columbia, Canada and the world

Working at Genome BC allows you to interact with empowered, intelligent people focused on emerging science and disruptive technologies that are groundbreaking, exciting, and helping to provide solutions to some of humankind’s greatest challenges.

Our work improves people’s lives through innovation, strategic collaborations, excellent projects, technology platforms, and proactive leadership in exploring the societal impacts of genomics.

We want you to provide an important contribution by thinking strategically, driving projects, and inspiring colleagues from all over the world, while helping us to catalyze innovative solutions through genome sciences.

Current Opportunities

People are the DNA of our success

The Genome BC team comprises an interdisciplinary group of people from different countries, backgrounds, and cultures. Members of our team are:

  • Respected and valued,
  • Given opportunities to develop knowledge and skills,
  • Empowered to succeed,
  • Recognized for a job well done.

Genome BC’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are dedicated to promoting equal opportunities across everything we do regarding employment and training, providing services, and engaging in decision-making. More specifically, at Genome BC:

  • We foster the recognition and appreciation of diversity within the Genome BC community;
  • We promote the full and equitable participation of individuals from diverse backgrounds in the continual evolution and shaping of Genome BC and assist them in the elimination of barriers to such participation;
  • We ensure that individuals are not discriminated against based on culture, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or family status, physical or mental disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, or age; and
  • We encourage creativity and innovation, to ensure each member of the Genome BC community can give their best, and help us move forward with our equity, diversity and inclusion goals.


Challenge yourself at Genome BC

We offer the opportunity to be part of something revolutionary. Genome BC is an organization dedicated to sharing the transformational power of genomics and omics technologies with all sectors in BC. Become part of a highly energized team that strives to advance the uptake of genomic solutions that improve our world.

You’ll be inspired by the people you interact with, and there will be plenty of opportunities to grow and develop with this engaging organization.

Career opportunities will keep you inspired and engaged, and you will be provided opportunities to grow and develop through this engaging organization.

If you like a fast-paced environment, being part of a hardworking team, and being dedicated to continuous improvement, we think you will like working at Genome BC.

Current opportunities

Please review the listings below to view all available opportunities.

Administrative Assistant, Research and Innovation

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity reporting to the Director, Research and Innovation Operations

The Administrative Assistant, Research and Innovation is responsible for:

  • Providing administrative support to the two Research and Innovation Directors (Director, Research and Innovation Operations and Director, Data Science) and three Senior Managers (Senior R&I Manager, Health; Senior R&I Manager, ANR; Senior Programs Manager)
  • Supporting the R&I Senior Management Team by coordinating, organizing, and executing general administrative duties, coordinating meeting logistics, providing general meeting support, executing travel and event management, and performing expense/invoice processing
  • Performing other administrative duties as necessary

Download the job description here.

How to apply:

  • Applicants must include a current CV with a cover letter indicating, the anticipated start date and the names and contact
    information for at least two references. Please send the application in MS Word or PDF via email to   
  • Application deadline: 5:00 PM September 22, 2023, or until the position has been filled.
  • We thank you for your interest in Genome BC. Only those candidates short-listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.