SORICIMED BIOPHARMA IS HIRING 2 SCIENTISTS

admin April 14, 2015

Soricimed Biopharma Inc. (a clinical-stage private drug and diagnostic development company located in Sackville New Brunswick) is seeking two fill two positions on its R&D team:

Find out more below or download the descriptions here.

 

Position 1

Scientist, R&D

Full-time, Soricimed Biopharma Inc. Sackville NB location

Description

Within the R&D team, the chosen candidate will be responsible for pre-clinical evaluation of proprietary cancer therapeutics in the development stage at Soricimed Biopharma Inc. This position plays a critical role in supporting the therapeutics and innovation pipeline of the company

Duties            

  • Plan and execute experiments, analyze and verify data from laboratory studies
  • Perform hands on experiments related to the mechanism of action and efficacy testing of therapeutic compounds in the in vitro and/or in vivo assays, including but not limited to: cell viability assays, ELISA, Western Blot, RT-PCR, qRT-PCR
  • Analysis and presentation of results at R&D weekly technical meetings
  • Write standard operating procedures and study reports
  • Ability to train others as needed

Requirements 

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology or similar with 1+ years of research experience in a academic or industrial laboratory
  • Hands-on experience in cell culture
  • Experience with small animal handling, and establishment of human tumour xenografts would be an asset

Skills

Must have strong technical, communication (oral, written, listening), and computer (e.g., MS excel, Prism) skills. Successful candidate must have a keen attention to detail and excellent organization abilities. Must work well in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. An awareness of the importance of timelines in an industrial setting is required.

To apply please send your CV and presentation letter to the following email: employment@soricimed.com

 

Position 2

Scientist, Pharmacology

Full-time, Soricimed Biopharma Inc. Sackville NB location

Description

In collaboration with a multifunctional team, evaluate proprietary cancer therapeutics in development at Soricimed Biopharma Inc. in tumour mice xenograft models. This position is a key position to support therapeutics in the short and medium term innovation pipeline of the company

Duties                         

  • Plan and execute experiments, analyze and verify data from animal xenograft studies
  • Responsibility for animal care protocols
  • Performance of hands on animal handling in relation to the testing of therapeutic compounds in xenograft models, which including but not limited to: intravenous injections, intra-peritoneal injections, subcutaneous injections, anesthesia, and euthanasia.
  • Responsible for preparing reagents and performing cell culture of the cancer cells to be implanted in mice
  • Analyze and present results at R&D weekly technical meetings
  • Write standard operating procedures and study reports
  • Ability to train others as needed

Requirements 

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in Biology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Toxicology, Immunology or similar with 1+ years of research experience in drug discovery and/or development
  • Hands-on experience in cell culture, small animal handling, and creation of human tumour xenografts
  • Experience with drug treatment, therapy monitoring and toxicology analysis preferred

Skills

Must have strong technical, communication (oral, written, listening), and computer (e.g., MS excel, Prism) skills. Successful candidate must have a keen attention to detail and excellent organization abilities. Must work well in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. An awareness of the importance of timelines in an industrial setting is required.

To apply please send your CV and presentation letter to the following email: employment@soricimed.com

Open to Canadian citizens or persons with permanent resident status in Canada only

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