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Scientific Recruiter

Vancouver, Canada

People in a lab

Passionate and resourceful
problem solvers

People in a lab

Possess theoretical and
technical expertise

People in a lab

Collaborators with the ability to
present complex ideas

Are you looking for a way to have a broad and immediate impact on the scientific community? Want to work for an international, fast-paced, growing company that supports the advancement of health sciences research globally?

STEMCELL offers exciting, meaningful careers for graduates with advanced scientific training who wish to continue with a research-based career, or those who are looking to support science away from the lab bench, with opportunities for development and diverse career trajectories.

In addition to the theoretical and technical expertise developed through rigorous graduate training, we love the passion and tenacity that we see in our PhD-level employees. We look for graduates with advanced problem solving skills, the ability to troubleshoot and navigate tough questions. Other skills developed by PhDs such as mentoring colleagues and presenting complex ideas verbally and in writing are essential to succeed in science, in any setting.

Our employees share a passion for science and its ability to make a difference in the world, and we thrive in a community of like-minded, driven, interesting individuals, each of whom brings their unique expertise and experiences to the table

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What do you need to be a successful Scientist at STEMCELL Technologies?  Here are the top traits we are looking for.

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  • Inventive
  • Leadership
  • Results Driven
  • Problem Solver


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Job ID R0003789 Date posted 01/04/2022

Job Description Summary

Looking to use your scientific skills outside the traditional lab environment and actively contribute to building the scientific community? As a Scientific Recruiter you will have the chance to leverage your scientific expertise to build partnerships within the business and to promote careers at STEMCELL.

Scientific Recruiters work in partnership with STEMCELL hiring managers and the Talent Acquisition Team to source, attract and hire PhD, scientific and technical talent. This role is an active contributor in strengthening our employer brand and fueling our growth as a company. Our team is directly involved in outreach activities such as career fairs and scientific conferences to serve as an ambassador for scientific careers at STEMCELL.

As of today, STEMCELL employs more than 1,500 people globally, with over one-third of those holding a PhD or MSc and the majority holding BSc or Engineering degrees. We are looking for relationship builders who enjoy the challenge of finding the best scientific talent, while working in a team based and fast paced environment.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Manager of Talent Acquisition, develop and implement global sourcing strategies to recruit top scientists to STEMCELL.

  • Implement robust scientific recruitment strategies to support STEMCELL’s growth objectives

  • Deliver superior client service. Successfully execute STEMCELL’s recruitment process by understanding current and future business needs and providing proactive, day-to-day recruitment services and support.

  • Establish effective client relationships at all levels based on trust and provide recruiting related consultation, advice and counsel.

  • Provide full-cycle recruitment for scientific roles including sourcing, screening, behavioural based interview support, reference and background checks and offer of employment. 

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the business, key stakeholders including executives, and the extended HR team (HR Business Partners and HR Operations) to facilitate information sharing during the recruitment process. 

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with candidates during all phases of the recruitment process to enhance the candidate experience.

  • Oversee the effective coordination and communication of interview schedules with internal stakeholders and candidates and providing frequent updates as required, resulting in an outstanding candidate and hiring manager experience. 

  • Manage the recruitment process and related activities using the HRIS system (e.g. Workday) and TalentBrew tools, including recommending improvements to achieve process excellence and maintaining data integrity and accuracy in the Workday system. 

  • Report on and respond to recruiting related KPIs and metrics to inform the business and to drive recruitment strategies and tactics.


  • PhD is strongly preferred with direct lab-based experience in relevant field, such as cell biology, immunology, biotechnology, biochemistry.  A minimum of a BSc is required.

  • 1-3 years of recruitment experience in a technical environment where strong attention to detail and quality are highly valued. 

  • Excellent relationship building and influencing skills.

  • Ability to facilitate, influence and negotiate in order to reach consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes. Excellent judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills are essential.

  • Comfortable networking, building new relationships and representing STEMCELL in the external scientific and technical communities.

  • Highly flexible, good tolerance for ambiguity and time-driven deadlines and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize time and workload to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) coupled with strong interpersonal skills both in one-on-one and in group settings.

  • Passionate about meeting or exceeding goals and expectations.

  • Team oriented –‘one-team’ behavior is a must.

This role requires vaccination against COVID-19 as per the current recommendations by local health authorities, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and where available.

#PhD #United

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.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply. 

Create an account by selecting the create account button.  You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number.Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!



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