Job Details

Scientist - Co-op

Scientist - Co-op
Accepting BioReady
Co-op position 4 to 8 month term

NovoBind Livestock Therapeutics Inc.

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
11/02/2019 - 15:30
Closing Date
11/03/2019 - 15:30
Job Description

Duration: 4-8 months

We are in pursuit of curbing antibiotic resistance, increasing food production efficiencies and overall improvement in the quality of global food supplies.

Our research is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel biotherapeutics to combat food contaminating pathogens. We are seeking a passionate and outgoing scientist to join our growing team of experts committed to making a difference with deep scientific expertise.

Your role:

  1. Share our passion for scientific excellence and team-based approaches to fast-paced R&D.
  2. Efficiently master new tasks and communicate effectively with colleagues.
  3. Broaden your skill set by participating in projects throughout NovoBind’s R&D Pipeline.
  4. Carry out assigned lab duties, maintaining lab stocks, solutions, reagents, and supplies.
  5. Maintain accurate and timely records of experimental results, data analysis and interpretation.
  6. Review and update laboratory procedures as required.

Who we are looking for:

  1. An individual who can be a constructive and productive team member.
  2. A self-proclaimed nerd (and proud of it!) who loves to expand their knowledge.
  3.  A person willing to move their career forward through hard work.
  4. You know and admire at least five of the following: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Alexander Fleming, Max Perutz, César Milstein, Temple Grandin, Chris Hadfield, Elton John, Madeleine Albright, Tu-Pac, Craig Venter, Margaret Hamilton, Elizabeth Blackwell, Rosalind Franklin, Will Ferrell, Wright Brothers, Edmund Hillary.


  1. Co-op Undergraduate in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or closely related field.
  2. Wet lab experience, preferably from other co-operative education job placements.
  3. Must have experience in molecular biology and aseptic techniques.
  4. Strong time-management and interpersonal skills.
  5. Ability to participate on a multifunctional team and assist in other areas as needed.
  6. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  7. Must be eligible for these funding opportunities: (a) ECO Canada Co-op, (b) BioTalent SSWP, or (c) similar funding.

To Apply:

Please forward Cover letter, CV, and all transcripts to Dr. Slade Loutet: along with your top five admirees. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.