Lab Technologist/Lab Scientist

Organization
3D Signatures Inc.
Job Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ON
Canada
Salary
TBD
Benefits

3D Signatures Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package and a performance based incentive program

Job Description

3D Signatures Inc. is currently seeking to hire Clinical Lab Technologists/ Lab Scientists (minimum 2 positions available) for the company’s Reference Laboratory located in downtown Toronto. Reporting to the company’s VP, Clinical Trials, the Technologist/Scientist will process patient samples from clinical trials, R&D projects and protocol optimization & improvement projects. The patient samples to be processed include human tissue sections, circulating tumor cells isolated from human blood, other human primary cells and mammalian cell lines. The samples will be processed using 3D Signatures Inc. proprietary Telomeres Technology, including combined 3D-Quantitative telomeres immuno-FISH, 2D/3D image acquisition using fluorescence microscopy and image analysis using the company’s proprietary software platform. The Technologist/Scientist will participate in routine group meetings, prepare presentations and present experimental data as needed. 

Requirements

Education & Experience (any of the listed below may be considered)

  • A PhD degree in genetics, cell or molecular biology or other related medical/clinical disciplines with 2-3 years of post doctoral training preferably in a clinical setting
  • BsC/M.SC in medical sciences or related discipline with 3 years of clinical laboratory experience
  • Formal postsecondary Medical/Clinical Laboratory training with 5 years of clinical laboratory experience
  • Clinical laboratory technologist designation/certification is a strong asset
  • Other relevant combinations of education and clinical laboratory experience may be considered 


Skills & Knowledge: 

Required

  • Cell culture techniques: growing, maintaining and harvesting cell lines and human primary cells
  • Immunocytochemistry/ Immunohistochemistry techniques (on cells and tissue sections)
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) techniques (on cells and tissue sections)
  • 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional fluorescence image acquisition techniques
  • Experience with quantification of fluorescence signals and image analysis
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft office software and Adobe Acrobat pro software


Preferred

  • Experience in image acquisition using Zeiss microscopes and Zeiss operating systems
  • Experience with combined immuno-FISH protocols
  • Experience with using e-lab books and/or document management systems
  • Experience in optimizing laboratory protocols and assay development
  • Experience working in CAP accredited/CLIA/ISO certified laboratories
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and teamworking skills
How to Apply

Please forward your resume and a cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the required skills & experience by February 17, 2017 

For inquiries or to submit an application please email [email protected]

About Our Organization

3D Signatures (3DS) (TSXV:DXD; OTCQB:TDSGF; FSE:3D0) is a personalized medicine company with a proprietary software platform based on the three-dimensional analysis of chromosomal signatures. The technology is well developed and supported by 22 clinical studies on over 2,000 patients across 13 different cancers and Alzheimer’s disease. Depending on the desired application, this platform technology can measure the stage of disease, rate of progression of disease, drug efficacy, and drug toxicity. The technology is designed to predict the course of disease and to personalize treatment for the individual patient. For more information, visit the Company’s new website at http://www.3dsignatures.com.

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