Career Opportunities


In the Cardona Lab, we celebrate diversity. We are proud to provide a collaborative environment where everybody feels included.

Interested in working in the Cardona lab?

We are accepting graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, to work in solving a current global issue: the lack of novel antibiotics to treat antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. Thanks to a generous 5-year grant from CIHR, all positions are fully funded.

We are looking for scientists that can work well in an interdisciplinary environment. Individuals with interest in Large Bacterial Genetics, Molecular Biology, Chemoinformatics, and Computer Science are welcome to explore this exciting opportunity!

To apply contact Dr. Cardona with a cover email. Please, attach your CV and transcripts in two separate files.

We thank you for your interest. Dr. Cardona evaluates all applications within two weeks of submission. Due to the large number of applications received Dr. Cardona may not provide individual feedback to applicants that were not selected. Thank you for your understanding.

Funding Opportunities for Applicants

Undergraduate Level:

International students: Mitacs Globalink

University of Manitoba students: Summer Research and Honors Project

Graduate Level:

Graduate Program in Microbiology, Faculty of Science

Graduate Program in Medical Microbiology, Rady College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Level:

CIHR Fellowship Awards

NSERC Fellowship Awards

Cystic Fibrosis Canada Fellowship Awards