Job Details

Research Scientist

Research Scientist
Full Time
not disclosed

CanAm Bioresearch Inc.

Date Posted
26/06/2013 - 21:15
Closing Date
31/07/2013 - 21:15
Job Description

CanAm Bioresearch is a well-established pharmaceutical contract research organization specializing in pre-clinical discovery and development. We provide bioanalytical, pharmacokinetic, pharmacology, and custom chemical synthesis services. CanAm Bioresearch is currently seeking to fill the following position:

Job Title: Research Scientist

Department: Chemistry

The main task in the Chemistry Group is to design and synthesize new chemical entities for biological evaluation as potential therapeutic agents. For projects requiring a Project team, the Scientist will report to the Project Leader.

Education & Qualifications: 


1. Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or a related field
2. Good oral and written communication skills.

Successful applicant must be eligible to participate in the BioTalent Career focus Wage Subsidy Program: Requirements are:

1. Be a graduate from a post-secondary institution within the last three years;
2. Be between the ages of 15-30, inclusively;
3. Be registered on BioTalent Canada’s online job board specific to the Canadian bio-economy, The PetriDishTM ;
4. Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or hold refugee status;
5. Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation;
6. Not be in receipt of Employment Insurance at the start of your placement.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Providing project proposals for the design and synthesis of new chemical entities.
2. Carrying out scale-up synthesis of key target molecules.
3. Compound purification (HPLC) and identification and familiarity with modern spectroscopic techniques (NMR, MS etc.).
4. Providing periodic project reports.
5. Performing duties in a safe manner in keeping with the Health and Safety Act.

Other Information: 

Send resume to: or fax to: 204-488-9823