Research Technologist, Level II

The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world.  As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education.  Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day.  SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.
When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.
Position Description
A full-time research technologist is needed in a biomedical research laboratory for studies in immunology. This 1-year contract position is available immediately, with the possibility of long-term renewal.
Here's What You'll Get To Do:
Primary projects include primary leukocyte cell cultures, anaerobic microbial cultures, multi-parameter analytical flow and mass (CyTOF) cytometry experiments and associated data analysis. High quality documentation of experiments, reagents and results are required.
Here's What You'll Need:
Applicants must have a B.Sc. degree with at least two-years of relevant work experience, or a M.Sc. degree with laboratory research in molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, genetics, genomics or a medical research technology diploma. Research experience in quantitative biology (biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, cell biology, immunology), familiarity with multi-parameter flow cytometry data collection and analysis is highly desirable. Demonstrated organizational and oral and written communication skills, computer proficiencies (databases, Graph Pad or Prism) and statistical analysis appropriate to B.Sc. level in natural sciences are required.  Experience with coding in R Bioconductor is an asset.
Applicants should provide resumes including their academic history and research experience, and include the names, positions, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references familiar with their academic and research backgrounds. Telephone inquiries and unscheduled visits will not be received. Those applicants who are competitive for the position will be contacted.
Our Commitment to Diversity
SickKids is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization.
SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.
Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.
How to Apply
Combine your cover letter and resume into ONE document and eMail to:


Open Date: November 16, 2018
Close Date: January 16, 2019
Location: Toronto, Canada
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