Acting Research Technician, Plant Genomics
Canopy Growth Corporation
Smiths Falls, ON, Canada
4d ago

The Opportunity

This is a temporary 8 month acting position. Our Smith Falls location is looking for a Research Technician with knowledge of plant genomics! The candidate will work on aspects of plant molecular biology, breeding and in-vitro culture.

Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of in-house research experiments relating to plant molecular biology, genetics, breeding, in-vitro culture, physiology, pathology.
  • Assemble / maintain experimental set-ups.
  • Care for research plants according to specified parameters.
  • Prepare tools, media and equipment used within the R&D labs.
  • Appropriate record keeping and inventory maintenance.
  • Compilation and analysis of experimental data.
  • Optimization and validation of methods relevant to the research conducted.
  • Maintain sanitary / organized conditions in all areas where research is conducted.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures and Safety Data Sheets.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Availability to travel to other canopy facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Experience

  • B.Sc. degree or diploma, with specialization in a field of biology (preferably plant related).
  • Greenhouse / plant care experience is an asset.
  • Experimental design and statistical analysis.
  • Plant tissue culture experience is ideal.
  • Clear oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational abilities.
  • Outstanding organizational and detailed record keeping skills.
  • Ability and willingness to sit / stand for extended periods of time.
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