Scientific Project Manager

13 Sep 2021 21:21 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: Biology
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


About us:

The Department of Biology is located at the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus, the largest division of the university with 17 academic departments, approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff. The Department of Biology is home to world-class research faculty and more than 100 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, pursuing research in some of the most dynamic and vital areas including climate change biology, physiological ecology, evolutionary biology, neuro and developmental biology.

Your opportunity:

This position is in the group of Dr. Ingo Ensminger (Project Leader and Principal Investigator, in the Department of Biology. The Scientific Project Manager will support researchers in administrative tasks and coordinate scientific aspects of a large Genome Canada-funded research project and will assist with the coordination of other ongoing and future research projects. The position is at the core of a multi-disciplinary research program with multi-institutional national and international collaborations.

The Scientific Project Manager will report to the Project Leader/Principal Investigator and will work closely with the Principal Investigator and Project Leader, as well as the financial project manager, to ensure the timely completion of project activities, project reporting, coordinate finance and personnel management, and ensure that project milestonesand deliverables are achieved. The successful incumbent will combine prior experience in omics research and project management and will also have excellent oral and written communication skills with relevant knowledge of genomics or phenomics research.

The Scientific Project Manager will work with UofT Research Services, Department Administrators, UofT’s Research and Partnerships Office and Genome Ontario Program Managers. The position is fundamental to the ongoing success of the researchproject and requires the successful incumbent to maintain close contact with all project partners, including co-Principal Investigators, collaborators, industry and government partners, research platforms and services.

The deadline for applications is September 15. Details on the application process and more information can be found at

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