Job Details

Associate Scientist

Associate Scientist
Full Time

ANGLE Biosciences Inc.

not disclosed
Date Posted
08/01/2018 - 13:15
Closing Date
08/02/2018 - 13:15
Accepting BioReady
Job Description

Come and join our dynamic team of highly skilled, passionate, creative professionals who together are advancing rare cell diagnostics and making precision medicine a reality. ANGLE is conveniently located near Pearson International Airport with access to some of Canada's best academic and health researchers in the Greater Toronto Area. We utilize the innovative value of the diverse and talented culture of this region to continually enhance the R&D and diagnostic expertise of our company. We are an equal opportunity employer, and provide a challenging and stimulating workplace environment

Position Summary

The Associate Scientist works in a regulated lab environment and designs, performs and reports laboratory experimental tasks for the development, optimization, verification and validation of assays to analyze nucleic acids or protein expression in human clinical samples

Education & Qualifications: 

Required Knowledge and Education:

  • Minimum B.Sc. or M.Sc., Ph.D. in Life Sciences preferred;
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques for nucleic acid analysis and immunoassays;
  • Strong scientific/technical aptitude;
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, customer service and leadership skills;
  • Ability to multi-task in a time efficient manner;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to implement design controls, verification and validation strategies in compliance with relevant regulatory guidelines and with minimal supervision;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint).

Highly Desired Experience:

  • 1-3 yrs research lab experience, preferably in an industrial biotechnology or diagnostic company operating in a regulated manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in immunology, oncology or related scientific discipline;
  • Hands-on experience in developing, running and troubleshooting RNA/DNA/protein assays;
  • Experience operating in an ISO certified environment highly desirable.      




Duties & Responsibilities: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops, optimizes, verifies and validate assays for nucleic acids and/or protein in support of corporate research and product programs;
  • Develops and maintains laboratory procedures and equipment consistent with QSRs;
  • Performs and documents results from daily hands-on experimentation, device and assay designs and verification tests;
  • Represents the company externally as required through participation in partner projects and customer technical support;
  • Purifies, QC’s and amplifies nucleic acids from clinical samples. Analyzes nucleic acids using microarrays;
  • Communicates observations and problems to VP R&D and/or relevant project team leaders;
  • Maintains a neat and safe work area;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Skills & Competencies: 

Required Skills and Core Competencies:

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Continuous learner with a keen appetite for cross-disciplinary work;
  • Flexibility and a “can do” attitude;
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and work ethic;
Other Information: 

How to Apply

Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter to or apply directly to our website at

Please include in the subject line “Associate Scientist”.

All applications will be kept confidential.  We thank all candidates for their interest but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please NO recruiters.

At Angle Biosciences we value diversity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.

Please let us know if you require disability-related accommodation or other grounds protected by human rights legislation during the recruitment process so that we can work with you to meet your needs.