Working at the CBG

Join a dynamic community of critical thinkers and innovators working towards solutions for the global biodiversity crisis

Due to concerns about COVID-19 and with the goal of increasing physical distancing, most hiring processes at the University will be facilitated in a virtual environment. You can find the most up-to-date information about the University of Guelph’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on our COVID-19 website, which is accessible through the University’s main website – – or through our social media channels.

About Us

The Centre for Biodiversity Genomics (CBG) at the University of Guelph has global leadership in the development and application of DNA-based identification systems for eukaryotes with a focus on the animal kingdom. Based in a 50,000 ft2 facility, its unique research capacity reflects the coupling of one of Canada’s largest genomics platforms with a workforce that includes world-class expertise in biodiversity science, DNA sequencing, and informatics.

Current Opportunities

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please refer to the specific instructions for each available position. 

U of G Policy

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52647.

Expanding knowledge of life on our planet