Laboratory Technician (Research Institute) - #678632

RI-MUHC | Research Institute of the MUHC | #rimuhc


Date: 4 days ago
City: Montreal, QC
Contract type: Full time
Do you want to work for a world-renowned research institute that pushes the boundaries of biomedical science and health research? Right here in Montreal! At the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), you can be part of an organization focused on scientific discovery and innovation in patient-centered medicine. Join us today and make a difference!

Job Description

RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE MUHC

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).

Position Summary

Dr. Ferri’s Laboratory is a translational research lab and part of the Thoracic Surgery and Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Laboratories (https://www.mcgill.ca/thoracic/research-innovation) at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). We are seeking a highly motivated experienced Laboratory Technician in Esophageal/ Gastric Cancer Research.

The successful candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team and will be involved in several projects:

  • Derivation and maintenance of human-derived organoid model systems,
  • Processing of human tissue and blood samples for downstream genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics assays,
  • Optimization and performance of high-throughput drug screens to assess response to therapy in models of esophageal and gastric cancers.

General Duties

  • Participate in the execution of laboratory projects and experiments,
  • Perform experimental manipulations, including optimization and development of procedures,
  • Record results, perform calculations and compile data.
  • Maintain records, files and databases,
  • Use a variety of equipment appropriate to assigned tasks,
  • Assist with preparation of reports and manuscripts,
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data,
  • Review and become familiar with relevant literature
  • Accomplishes any other related tasks as required by the immediate supervisor.

Website of the organization

https://rimuhc.ca/en

Education / Experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study: Biology, Immunology or related field.

Work Experience: At least 1-2 years

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to work independently or with teams with minimum supervision after appropriate training,
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask,
  • Experience working in cell culture, preferably with primary cell lines and human tissue,
  • Ability to troubleshoot procedures and protocols,
  • Ability to work with clinicians and basic scientists.

Additional information

Status: Temporary, full time

Pay Scale: $40,531.40 - $60,824.40 Commensurate with education and experience

Work Shift: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

Work Site: Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave., Montreal

Why work with us?

  • 4-week vacation, 5th week after 5 years,
  • Bank of 12 paid days (personal days and days for sickness or family obligations),
  • 13 paid statutory holidays,
  • Modular group insurance plan (including gender affirmation coverage),
  • Telemedicine,
  • RREGOP (defined benefit government pension plan),
  • Training and professional development opportunities,
  • Child Care Centres,
  • Corporate Discounts (OPUS + Perkopolis),
  • Competitive monthly parking rate,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Recognition Program,
  • Flex work options and much more!

https://rimuhc.ca/careers

To learn more about our benefits, please visit http://rimuhc.ca/en/compensation-and-benefits

THIS IS NOT A HOSPITAL POSITION.

Equal Opportunity Employment Program

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who self-identify as members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We also welcome candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may confidentially contact, [email protected]
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