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Principal Biomedical Scientist

Company Description

Job Type: Permanent Full-Time

Job Location: 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario

The purpose of this role is to support Lunella Biotech’s mission in the discovery of anti-ageing and anti-cancer therapeutics.

This position will involve the screening and discovery of drugs that target the metabolic phenotype of senescent cells and cancer stem cells, across multiple cancer types.

Job Description


· To engage with Lunella’s mission to fight ageing and cancer by developing novel therapeutic strategies

To develop research objectives in connection with the project outlined above and in agreement with the laboratory heads

To perform experiments in the laboratory to test hypotheses regarding ageing and cancer

To write up draft reports for manuscript publication and patent evaluation

To present data as required, during lab meetings and conferences

To assist in the supervision of graduate students and staff

To... collaborate with members within and outside of the laboratory

To comply with Health and Safety regulations

To promote equality and diversity and sustain an inclusive and supportive work environment

This role detail guides the work you will initially be required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances.


Completed PhD in related biological/ pharmaceutical sciences

Language English

Publication record in peer-reviewed journals

Background & Experience

At least 10+ Years Experience working as a scientist

Essential criteria

Experience in flow cytometry/FACS analysis

Experience and a track record in working with and developing a variety of techniques

Experience in aseptic techniques for cell culture

Experience in recording, analyzing and interpreting data

Desirable criteria

Experience in the generation of stable cell lines using transfection methods

Experience in assays measuring metabolic parameters of cellular models

Experience in cell migration and invasion assays

Experience in the co-culture of multiple cell types

Experience in confocal or fluorescent microscopy

Experience in proteomics

Experience in high throughput screening or automatization techniques

Skills & Competencies

Essential criteria

Ability to work independently within an agreed framework

Excellent communication skills on paper and verbally, including good IT skills

Ability to work as part of a team

Proven ability to follow directions

Ability and willingness to learn new analytical methods and skills

Desirable criteria

Good organizational skills

To provide guidance to other staff on own specialist area

Experience in writing papers and scientific reports

Additional Information

Wage: Salary range $123,310-$170,200. Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits Package: Relocation assistance including first-year tax preparation services, Group Benefit Plan (including prescription drugs, dental, fertility benefits, life and disability insurance), Employee Assistance Program, Virtual health and mental healthcare, Calm meditation app, Pension Plan, Company parking, Annual Salary review, Possible Discretionary Bonuses, Wage increases in keeping with company and industry performance. Continuing education opportunities

Additional Information

As an equal-opportunity employer, Canadian Bank Note Company Limited is committed to achieving a skilled and diversified workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. We encourage applications from women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Aboriginal people.

Please send your application to ee_application@ottawa-worldskills.org before you apply through the company website so we can Endorse your application to HR directly. Please format the file name of your tailored resume+cover letter like this — First Name Last Name_Position.

No phone calls or agencies, please
Ottawa ON


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