Antibody Testing Laboratory Technician

GenomeMe Inc. is a rapidly-growing start-up company focused on personalized precision medicine through molecular pathology, diagnostics, and genetic testing. Located in Richmond, BC and with over 9000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art facility, we aim to become a leader in Precision Diagnostics and to empower physicians to deliver personalized treatments precisely tailored to each unique patient. We are currently looking for a new member to join our team, as an Antibody Testing Laboratory Technician. If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual looking for a career in an exciting, challenging, and rapidly-growing environment, we want to hear from you!
The successful candidate(s) will join our R&D team and be closely involved in the development of diagnostic assays. There will be plenty of opportunities for fast-track career development, while joining our team of highly diverse, innovative, and interactive cohort of scientists.

Responsibilities

include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Apply his/her technical knowledge and laboratory skills to design and perform various experiments under supervision from senior R&D scientists, including Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Western Blotting, ELISA, and column chromatography as the project needs.
    • Perform immune staining procedures, including tissue processing, fixation, embedding, sectioning, staining, and analysis.
    • Establish a GLP IHC program and examine stained slides under microscope to ensure results are satisfactory.
    • Develop protocols and write related SOPs.
    • Follow established laboratory practices and can smoothly and safely operate equipments include microtome, IHC automatic stainer, microscope etc.
    • Collect and analyze all experiments records/data and keep them well-maintained and organized.
    • Present findings in meetings and contribute in project planning.

Qualifications

shortlisted candidates will have the following experience:
    • A minimum of B.Sc in Pathology/ Immunology/Biochemistry
    • Recent and strong experience in IHC for at least 1 year
    • Experiences in Western Blotting, ELISA and Column chromatography for at least 6 months
    • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to troubleshoot
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, team environment.

Applying

Please forward your resume and cover letter to hr@GenomeMe.ca with subject “Antibody Testing Technician”.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.