Available Positions

"The University of Guelph is committed to an Employment Equity Program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, members of the LGBTQA community, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities."

Current Positions in Pathobiology

Current University of Guelph Job Opportunites

Employment Opportunities are posted on the Human Resources site.


MSc Positions

PhD Positions

DVSc Positions


TA Positions

  • none at this time


Undergraduate Summer Positions

OVC Summer Student Researchships (read more about the program and the application process at the OVC Research Summer Student page).  OFFERS CAN BEGIN FEBRUARY 16th.

Grant or other funded Summer Student Positions (email the faculty to apply) - OFFERS CAN BEGIN ANY TIME

URA/USRA students (read more about the programs, including project details for each project, and the application process at the Experience Guelph website) - OFFERS CAN BEGIN MARCH 4th.


  • Developing molecular diagnostics for identification and enumeration of coccidia - Dr. John Barta (NOTE - THIS IS AN ISURA SO FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY) 
  • Activation state of equine peripheral blood mononuclear cell-derived macrophages - Dr. Janet Beeler-Marfisi - FILLED
  • Investigation of Gastrointestinal Nematode Species Prevalence on Ontario Goat Farms - Dr. Emma Borkowski - FILLED
  • Harmful responses of respiratory cells to particles in barn air - Dr. Jeff Caswell - FILLED
  • Osteosarcoma Cell Line Characterization - Dr. Courtney Schott - FILLED
  • Early diagnosis and outcome prediction in canine cancers through microRNA measurement - Dr. Geoff Wood - FILLED


  • Transitioning strain typing of Mycoplasma ovipneumonieae - Dr. Grazieli Maboni - FILLED
  • Rotational Grazing and One Health - Can rotational grazing of beef cattle improve environmental and animal health - Dr. Heather Murphy - FILLED
  • Development of a recombinant Newcastle Disease virus vectored vaccine for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus - Dr. Sarah Wootton - FILLED
  • Developing oncolytic viruses that activate inflammatory cell death for canine cancer immunotherapy - Dr. Sam Workenhe - FILLED

Staff, Post Doc and Technician Positions

Tenure-track Faculty Positions