Senior Scientific Support Associate

Do you want to apply your laboratory background and collaboration skills to support the fast paced environment of the Scientific Support team?

As a Senior Scientific Support Associate, you will be integral to the training and hands-on support of our researchers at all levels, as well as ordering and maintaining inventories of lab supplies, coordinating equipment maintenance, providing safety training, and contributing to continuous improvement initiatives within the Training Operation team. Working as part of a dynamic team will require you to have excellent and effective communication and collaboration skills.

At STEMCELL Technologies your work will have a direct and positive impact on advancing scientific research in fields such as cancer and immunology. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to support safe and effective lab operations and processes apply now!

Duties & Responsibilities

Manage the Education laboratory by overseeing the operations of various types of training activities with the supervision of the Program Manager, Scientific Support, Training

Culture and maintain cells, perform general laboratory and molecular biology techniques. Keep accurate and detailed records of lab procedures and results

Coordinate and plan the logistics for internal and external Scientific Support training programs

Maintain and review Scientific Support Training Operation guidelines and processes to ensure they accurately reflect and support our business needs

May contribute to training execution teaching lab techniques to internal and external trainees

Help maintain lab supplies and facilitate equipment operations to ensure a safe and functional lab environment for researchers across the departments

Assist with the administration of the Scientific Support training programs and other departmental projects with report generation, registration and instructional material preparation, meeting coordination, minute-taking, and other administrative tasks.

Coordinate the upload of educational content to the Learning Management System

Knowledge and Qualifications

Bachelor’s with 6+ years of relevant lab experience, Masters + 3 years of lab experience, or Ph.D. degree in life sciences with little to no work experience, with previous project management experience is an asset

Cell culture, microscopy and lab sterile techniques skills are necessary

Strong knowledge of laboratory health and safety protocols as well as laboratory best practices.

Ability to work independently and function in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, have a positive and enthusiastic attitude, and be receptive to feedback and coaching

Excellent communication and organizational skills are required

Critical thinking, attention to details, ability and drive to solve practical problems

Experience and knowledge with common administrative functions, such as correspondence writing, minute taking and meeting coordination is an asset

Knowledge of Google Suite with the ability and interest to learn new platforms, when required

Data analysis skills, and experience with Tableau, Salesforce, and Google Analytics is an asset

Experience with Learning Management System (LMS) design is an asset

Application Instructions: 

Please apply via the STEMCELL Technologies Careers Page:

Application Closing Date: 
29 September 2023