Careers at The Centre for Applied Genomics
The Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) is a world class service facility that provides genomics infrastructure and services to facilitate biomedical research, primarily involving human genomics and disease.
We believe that being a leading-edge genomics service provider for researchers can only be accomplished by maintaining a commitment to the highest quality science and business practices, as well as by attracting and retaining the very best people.
TCAG strives to create an environment to support, motivate and reward our employees as they contribute to the success of hundreds of researchers both locally and worldwide. Long-standing projects the centre supports include the study of human chromosome 7, animal models of human disease, genomic copy number variation, and research into diabetes, autism and cancer.
Living in Toronto
Toronto is the largest city in Canada, and is the capital of the province of Ontario. The city is safe and clean, and a significant proportion of residents live downtown. TCAG is located in the Discovery District, immediately adjacent to the University of Toronto campus and its affiliated teaching hospitals, and is convenient to the subway system, downtown shopping and the financial and theatre districts. An excellent commuter transit network covers the city and the surrounding Greater Toronto Area. Toronto's population is multicultural, with many neighbourhoods and restaurants reflecting the diverse origins of its residents. The city has a vibrant theatre scene that often hosts international premieres, holds internationally recognized film, jazz and fringe theatre festivals annually, and features many other cultural events throughout the year. Toronto has a number of professional sports franchises, and hosts major car racing, tennis and other sporting events.