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Scientist, Cell Separation Chemistry

Vancouver, Canada

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People in a lab

Passionate and resourceful
problem solvers

People in a lab

Possess theoretical and
technical expertise

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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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Values

  • Innovation
  • Responsiveness
  • Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity

Success Profile

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

  • Ambitious
  • Collaborative
  • Inventive
  • Leadership
  • Results Driven
  • Problem Solver

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    Maternity and Paternity Leave

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    Life and Disability Insurance

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Responsibilities

Job ID R0004622 Date posted 09/21/2022

Job Description Summary

STEMCELL is looking for a highly motivated, early-career scientist interested in an alternative to the traditional academic career path. Join our team of Scientists Helping Scientists and build a stable and rewarding scientific career in a fast-paced, dynamic, and creative environment.

Working within the Chemistry team, you’ll initiate and support the early planning stages of product development. By pairing an innovative approach with your deep technical knowledge and hands-on expertise in colloid coating, assay development and biological systems, you’ll drive the development of novel products and technologies that help advance scientific discovery.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the assigned product line(s), including performance criteria, research and quality design, product launch, and technical support

  • Use field-specific knowledge to propose new products, and apply creative approaches to generate intellectual property and perform competitor analyses

  • Independently identify areas of improvement and escalate to resolution

  • Build collaborative relationships with colleagues across tissue teams and departments

  • Serve as a scientific ambassador of the company to promote the STEMCELL brand and mission

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge, skills, and expertise equivalent to a PhD in chemistry or chemical engineering, 1 year post-doc experience preferred

  • Experience with colloid systems, including methods of bioconjugation, particle synthesis and characterization

  • Familiarity with biological application testing, and material and surface characterization (for example FFF, SEC, Electron/Optical microscopy, TGA, chemical assays, nanoparticle sizing, NMR, FT-IR, Mass Spectrometry, BET, AFM) is an asset.

  • Proficient in independent experimental design, execution, and data analysis

  • Knowledge of technical methodologies of the relevant scientific field and demonstrate ability to learn and apply scientific knowledge to a new field and contribute to scientific discussions

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.

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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 meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact. 

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE:  STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including with boosters) against COVID-19, as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders.

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