Research Associate in vitro Pharmacology

Location
Hamilton and Toronto, Ontario
Posted
Jun 16, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


JOB SCOPE 


Triumvira Immunologics is seeking an energetic and accomplished scientist with 2+ relevant experience in industry or academia and broad experience in immunology, cell biology or related discipline. Specific expertise in T cell biology and immune oncology, including the tumor microenvironment, is preferred.  The candidate will be part of the R&D pharmacology team focused on the development of novel, genetically engineered T cell therapeutics to combat cancer and other indications. The successful candidate’s responsibility will be the in vitro characterization of Triumvira’s drug candidates. Extensive experience with tissue culture, co-culture assays, microscopy analysis and cytokine assays are required. This includes working knowledge of flow cytometry. The candidate must have a strong oral and written communication skills. 



JOB DUTIES 


·               Execute experimental tasks (ie. Setting up co-culture assays, performing flow cytometry analysis) 


·               Execute the screening of early TAC drug candidates, identify drug candidate leads 


·               Execute method and assay development required for the completion of drug development 


·               Perform basic analysis of experimental data using common productivity software 


·               Provide and ensure detailed documentation practices (experimental concepts/design, work plans, data & results, SOPs and other quality documents)  


·               Comply with and enforce company’s standard operating procedures and facility safety regulations 


 


COMPETENCIES 


·               Experience in cell biology and tissue culture methodologies  


·               Proven track-record to complete assigned experiments   


·               Excellent problem-solving skills  


·               Effective communications skills (oral and written) 



EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS 


·               BSc/ MSc in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field. 


·               Focus on T cell biology and therapy is preferred 


 

WORK-RELATED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 

·               A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in industry or academia 

·               Proficient in standard cell biology and tissue culture methodologies  

·               Experienced in laboratory safety standards and prior working experience in a level 2 biosafety environment 

·               Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project), and Graphpad/Prism or similar software