Technician, Biologics

Biologics – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Biologics
Employment Type RFT
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Summary

 The successful candidate will focus their efforts on supporting therapeutic antibody generation across a broad spectrum of CDRD projects. This person will be asked to perform biochemical, molecular and cell-based experiments under supervision and independently.  Troubleshooting and multitasking skills will be highly valued.  The use of automation will be commonplace. The individual in this role will contribute to collaborative research and conduct experiments in a team-oriented, product development focused environment.

Responsibilities

  • Perform experiments to validate targets for antibody based therapy.
  • Maintain mammalian cell cultures.
  • Cloning, expression and purification of antibodies, antigens and other proteins.
  • Aid in purification of proteins using AKTA purification systems.
  • Perform routine immunoassays and biochemical assays such as ELISA, Flow cytometry, WB etc.
  • Prepares and presents data at team meetings and discuss results.
  • Performs periodic maintenance of molecular biology laboratory instruments, flow cytometers and analytical equipment.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 Qualifications and Experience 

  • BSc in Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology, or similar discipline and 2 year of related experience.
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture.
  • Experience with immunological and biochemical techniques, such as FACS, ELISA, WB, and SDS-PAGE.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques, such as cloning, PCR, transfections.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary, collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, initiative and flexibility
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of lab automation is an asset.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Biologics
  • Employment Type
    RFT
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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