Research Associate

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: No
Category: Preclinical Research
Education: Bachelor
Experience: 0-3 Years
Employer: AGADA Biosciences
Salary: $35,000 - $55,000
Location: Halifax, NS
Posted: July 31, 2020
Closes: August 30, 2020
Job Title: Research Associate Job Category: Research
Level/Salary Range: Will be determined based on experience Position Type: Full-time, salary
Contact: Lianne Baker Date Posted: July 31st, 2020
Job Description


  • Participation with laboratory team to carry out experimental designs for pre-clinical efficacy studies and clinical testing
  • Participation with laboratory team to perform validation studies for experimental procedures and carry out experimental endpoint measures for preclinical and clinical studies
  • Obtain technical proficiency in:
    • Biochemical and molecular testing or preclinical and clinical studies
    • Histopathology
    • Data management systems
    • Muscle cell based in vitro assays
    • Pre-clinical physiological (in vivo) assessments
    • Drug administration (oral gavage, intraperitoneal, intravenous techniques)
    • Animal dissections/freezing/blood collection
  • Accurate record maintenance and analysis of all data
  • Carefully following standard operating procedures in all work



Minimum education requirement for a Research Associate position is a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc) from a Canadian recognized university. Higher post-secondary degrees (MSc or PhD) are an asset. The candidate should have experience analyzing data in Excel and following standard operating procedures.



The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to be proactive, highly organized, and capable of multi-tasking, along with qualities to handle fast-paced environment and ongoing change typical of the biotech industry. Perform and execute any other company and research activities that are assigned by the company management in a timely manner. AGADA Biosciences is looking for an individual who is excited to learn and takes initiative.


Application Process:

Email resume and cover letter to

Subject Line: AGADA Research Associate Application

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