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2632 Biochemical Reagent Manufacturing Manager GTA 2630 Ph.D. Director e-Learning Cell Analysis Instrumentation GTA 2631 Ph.D. Director e-Learning Cell Analysis Instrumentation Bay Area 2622 Ion Beam R&D Physicist or Eng GTA 2619 Genetic Counselor CGC Pennsylvania 2451 Sr. CRO Study Director Preclinical Toxicology Montreal

Job ID: 2632
Position: 2632 Biochemical Reagent Manufacturing Manager GTA
Location: Toronto, ON
Description: Our Toronto client, a rapidly growing creator, manufacturer, and seller of cell analytical instrumentation is looking for someone to manage all reagent (biochemical) consumables manufacturing on site (ISO 13485). Reporting to the VP Manufacturing, you will be detail-oriented and have a proven background in scaling up manufacturing operations while maintaining the delivery of quality existing products. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Scale up of present and transfer of new biochemical reagent manufacturing processes, in compliance with ISO 13485 / quality requirements, QC, LEAN and Six Sigma. - Formulation, packaging resources, documentation (SOPs, test reports, manufacturing controls). - Build schedule, process validation, ensuring reliable, timely supply, working with other departments - marketing, R&D, logistics. - Workflow optimization, supply chain procedural control. -Take part in supplier evaluation and integration. - Leadership of reports, and people, lab, product safety. REQUIREMENTS: Preferred Ph.D. or M.Sc., will consider B,Sc, Chemistry, Biology, related. 10 - 15 years' involvement in the manufacture of R&D and clinically used biological consumables / reagents. Admin of work centre related to manufacturing - such as schedules, Bills of Materials. Manufacture of antibodies, conjugates, molecular biology agents; any IVD manufacturing of interest. Background using lab equipment - general e.g. pipettes, lyophilizers. Previously responsible for reagent/consumable kit inventory, supply chain, and the planning of production under ISO 13485. Experience with QC methodology and its implementation. Use of statistical tools in process control and characterization. Apply


Job ID: 2630
Position: 2630 Ph.D. Director e-Learning Cell Analysis Instrumentation GTA
Location: Toronto, on
Description: Our client is a leading edge company working in the optics space. They require an online e-Learning Ph.D. Education Director to strategically lead a team of specialists training and supporting customers in the application of company instrumentation used for single cell analysis. External and internal specialists providing product application support, technical writing, online learning, as well as troubleshooting. There is also a component related to new product development and marketing. Role available in Toronto, ON. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and implement a technical training plan that will work for both external and internal customers. Responsible for process of handling escalated application issues. Employee development, budget for your team Making sure that new cell analysis products match customer requirements. Work with other departments to service their requests for application support, writing, content, online learning assistance. Create and upgrade materials used for training - manuals, white papers, application notes, and presentations. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in biology/genetics/life sciences/related followed by experience in molecular or stem cell biology,cancer or immunology research working with NGS, qPCR, or mass spectrometry/related. 8 -10 years of pertinent experience in industry, showing increasing team leadership building roles. Have set up training programs including online learning, best to have used an enterprise learning management system. Able to do 25% travel if in Toronto - otherwise up to 40%. Excellent customer training, communication, organization, leadership, interpersonal communication skills. Background working within a biotech technical writing lifecycle. Proven experience developing customer training online learning. Great MS Office and eLearning software computer skills. Apply


Job ID: 2631
Position: 2631 Ph.D. Director e-Learning Cell Analysis Instrumentation Bay Area
Location: Bay Area, CA
Description: Our client is a leading edge company working in the optics space. They require a Ph.D. Online e-Learning Education Director to train, mentor, educate, lead a team of specialists training and supporting customers in the application of company instrumentation used for cell and cell component analysis. Teaching external and internal specialists providing product application support, technical writing, online learning, as well as troubleshooting. There is also a component related to new product development and marketing. Focus on online e-learning. Role available in the Bay area, California. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and implement a technical training plan that will work for both external and internal customers. Responsible for process of handling escalated application issues. Employee development, budget for your team Making sure that new cell analysis products match customer requirements. Work with other departments to service their requests for application support, writing, content, online learning assistance. Create and upgrade materials used for training - manuals, white papers, application notes, and presentations. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in biology/genetics/life sciences/related followed by experience in molecular or stem cell biology,cancer or immunology research working with NGS, qPCR, or mass spectrometry/related. 8 -10 years of pertinent experience in industry, showing increasing team leadership building roles. Have set up training programs including online learning, best to have used an enterprise learning management system. Able to do 25% travel if in the Bay area - otherwise up to 40%. Excellent customer training, communication, organization, leadership, interpersonal communication skills. Background working within a biotech technical writing lifecycle. Proven experience developing customer training online learning. Great MS Office and eLearning software computer skills. Apply


Job ID: 2622
Position: 2622 Ion Beam R&D Physicist or Eng GTA
Location: Toronto, ON
Description: Our Toronto client is a leading edge company working in the optics space. They are currently seeking a Physicist or engineer with an Ion Beam technology background (not nuclear). You will play a pivotal role in the R and D of new ion sources (plasma) and their application to mass spectroscopy. You will be involved in product development and commercialization, handle invention disclosures and patent applications, and collaborate with internal and external scientists as needed. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Work in conjunction with R & D on new plasma-based ion sources and ion optics interfaces related to mass spectroscopy and instrumentation. - System testing with variety of tissue sample formats. - Data analysis, documentation, transfer of new knowledge into possible commercialization. - Operate and troubleshoot company analytical equipment including Mass Spectrometer and other types of Imagers. REQUIREMENTS: - PhD/MS Physics or engineering including 3 years of Ion Beam technology. - Hands-on background in both experimental & theoretical parts of engineering physics e.g. plasma physics, ion optics, and space charge limited ion beams - Able to apply this new knowledge to updating and improving analytical instrumentation - May consider exceptional new grads. Apply


Job ID: 2619
Position: 2619 Genetic Counselor CGC Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Description: Northwest Philadelphia community medical/surgical hospital with a fully NAPBC (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers) accredited cancer and breast health center offering both medical and radiation oncology services requires a CGC certified genetic counselor, responsible for counseling, genetic risk assessment, and related programs and documentation. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Genetic risk assessment. - Community awareness programs and education. - Explaining genetic risk factors related to cancer development, cancer genetics, role of genetic mutations in cancers, implication for family members, and clinical testing availability for inherited familial predisposition mutations. - Intake patient screening, logistics of appointments, EMRs, sampling, shipping, documentation. - Major role in test result discussion between doctor and patient. REQUIREMENTS: MS Accredited Genetic Counseling program essential. Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, Inc. as a Certified Genetic Counselor a must. - Able to build the genetic risk counselor program. 2+ to 5 years related experience preferred. No visas please. Relocation assistance for the ideal candidate. Please do not apply if you are not a Genetic Counselor. - Apply


Job ID: 2451
Position: 2451 Sr. CRO Study Director Preclinical Toxicology Montreal
Location: Montreal, QC
Description: Montreal, QC preclinical testing laboratory seeks a Toxicology Study Director to be responsible for toxicological (GLP) investigation of pharmaceuticals. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Designing protocols and programs. Overseeing all technical and scientific activities and in-life monitoring. Responsible for overall conduct of pre-clinical drug studies. Communicating with sponsors. Interaction with internal (QA, Bioanalytical) and external customer/s Writing reports, protocols, and evaluating data. Serving as the scientific representative on corporate committees. Attending scientific meetings. Training of junior technical and scientific personnel. Carry out R&D in line with company objectives. REQUIREMENTS: BSc. (min) plus 5 years as a Tox Study Director in the CRO, biotechnology, OR pharmaceutical industry. Experience with safety studies of biologics and drugs. Background in the review and tabulation of study data (PK analysis). Knowledge of ADME studies (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion). Able to provide quotes for new incoming studies. Excellent organizational, protocol and report writing skills, working knowledge of GLP, SOPs. Please note that this is GLP, not GMP or GCP. Hands-on, able to deal with the animal experimentation side of testing. French / English bilingual nice to have. Apply