Analytical Development Associate
Job Description SummaryDo you enjoy using your analytical mindset and chemistry or materials science knowledge to creatively solve technical problems? Grow your scientific career as an Analytical Development Associate at STEMCELL Technologies, Canada's largest biotechnology company!
As an Analytical Development Associate, you will work collaboratively with the Process Development and cross-functional teams to develop new analytical chemistry methods for product characterization. This is an opportunity to develop your laboratory skills by working with a variety of instruments, while supporting the work of members in a variety of departments (e.g. Research and Development, Process Development, and Quality Control). STEMCELL is committed to continuous improvement and innovative scientific research, and in this role you will assist in the development of techniques at the frontier of recombinant protein and nanoparticle characterization to support the entire lifecycle of our products.
Please note that this is a 12 month fixed-term contract, with the potential for extension into a full-time permanent position.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform routine testing to contribute to the analytical characterization of STEMCELL’s products and processes
Contribute to the development and qualification of new analytical assays
Draft reports to communicate study results to internal client groups
Support laboratory upkeep and safety, including ordering reagents and consumables
Knowledge and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant science or engineering field with 0-2 years of hands on experience in a laboratory setting
Knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques, such as chromatography and spectroscopy
Able to work well in a team and independently
Strong time management and organizational skills
This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL’s vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.
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