Desired Skills & Traits :
MSc or higher education in physiology, pharmacology, molecular biology, microbiology, or, or related life science fields
Research experience in an industrial or academic setting
Successful interaction with external customers, vendors, and team members
Experience in ion channel drug discovery and / or ion transporter, cardiac safety, cancer biomarker, tumor cell research would be an asset
Have experience in patch clamp / electrophysiology and high-throughput screening platforms (an asset)
Experience in tissue culture techniques
Experience in cellular assay development and proficiency with standard assay formats (e.g. imaging, luminescence- / fluorescence-
based cellular readouts, immunohistochemistry) in primary and cultured cells
Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Must have the ability multitask
Must be able to work in a team environment
Aurora Biomed is focused on developing and customizing instrumentation and methods for laboratory automation and HTS of ion channels.
Our VERSA Automation Liquid Handling systems are designed for applications such as cell-based and solution-based assays, automatic serial dilution, array printing, peptide synthesis and IC50 preparation.
Our Ion Channel Reader technology is used for HTS of potassium, sodium, and chloride channels, as well as ion channel transporters.
Ion channels are targets for the treatment of diseases such as CNS, cardiovascular, pain and immune disorders.