Job Opportunities

Navigate through the tabs below to view current employment opportunities offered by the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.


MSc Student โ€“ Structure and Function of Viral Proteases (posted Apr 27, 2021)

The Paetzel lab currently has an opening for a MSc student. The thesis project will involve the structural and mechanistic analysis of viral proteases. Please visit the lab website (LINK: to learn more e-mail Dr. Paetzel ( with transcripts and CV.

MBB Teaching Assistantships โ€“ Fall 2021

The online application system for Fall 2021 is now closed.

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Departmental guidelines for Teaching Assistant (TA) positions are posted on the Human Resources - TSSU Job Postings Notice Board.

Teaching Assistant (TA) Appointment Priorities

Priority for appointment/reappointment as a Teaching Assistant is in accordance with Article XIII of the Collective Agreement with the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU).

In allocating Teaching Assistant positions, the department will also take into consideration the following:

  • Applicant's preferences
  • Suitability for particular courses (e.g. discipline of prior degree(s), publications, experience)
  • Employment evaluations
  • Instructor requests

If an assignment within a priority group requires a selection between applicants, the graduate student without financial support from merit based scholarships or merit based fellowships during the term of appointment with a value equal to at least a 5.17 appointment, will have priority for the appointment.