We welcome applications for a laboratory / research technician. This position carries two major roles. First, the technician will develop and perform priority experiments to advance key research projects as defined by Dr.
Botelho. These projects will involve working with other members of the lab and may include research on organelle function and adaptation, lipid signaling, host-pathogen interactions, immune function, and / or cancer cell biology.
Second, the technician will help assess and oversee lab operations including managing inventory, training of new lab members, interfacing with vendors and other Facility managers, and writing, reviewing and implementing safety, ethics, and other standard operating protocols.
Overall, the technician will report to Dr. Botelho.
Applicants should hold an M.Sc. degree or equivalent in the Life Sciences preference will be given for individuals trained in cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, cancer biology, or immunology.
The applicants must demonstrate expertise in at least a subset of the following methods : mammalian cell culture, working with mice models, in vivo assays related to cancer and / or immune function, fluorescence microscopy and image analysis, flow cytometry, biochemical and analytical methods like HPLC, coding and statistics, cloning and / or gene editing.
The applicants must demonstrate prior satisfactory experience in lab management. Prior experience handling and / or troubleshooting instruments like microscopes or HPLC would be an asset.
Applicants are required to be eligible to work in Canada. In addition, this position is required to work on campus in Toronto, Ontario.