Technologist II - RI

  • 0-0 Year
  • Toronto
  •   Posted On: November 14, 2017
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Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Position Description

The Research Technologist II is responsible for applying technical knowledge and skills to perform moderately complex laboratory procedures and experiments. Assignments will be broadly outlined and frequently require some theoretical insight, the interpretation of empirical data and the ability to find and extract pertinent information from technical literature.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

We are looking for an individual to join our in vivo functional genomics project studying pediatric brain tumors. Responsibilities will include breeding mice and genotyping of mice, assisting in the generation of novel transgenic models, managing a large colony of mice, both minor and major operative procedures on tumor bearing mice, and training/teaching graduate students to work with mouse models. Experience with flow cytometry and molecular biology will also be required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

A Master’s degree in a related field from a University or a Bachelor’s degree with experience in mouse/animal model work, or Research Technologist I with experience in these responsibilities. Experience with research using mouse models is mandatory, as is some molecular biology (PCR at a minimum).

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

Tip: Combine your cover letter and resume into ONE document as you cannot upload multiple documents as part of your application.

If you are still experiencing technical difficulties please email [email protected] to send us a short description of the issues you are experiencing. Please note that we will not accept resumes sent to this inbox but we are happy to respond to requests for technical assistance.

 

About Hospital for Sick Children

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country. As innovators in child health, SickKids improves the health of children by integrating care, research and teaching. With a staff that includes professionals from all disciplines of health care and research, SickKids provides the best in complex and specialized care by creating scientific and clinical advancements, sharing knowledge and expertise and championing the development of an accessible, comprehensive and sustainable child health system.

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