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Lab Assistant in Cell Biology

May 20 2022
Categories Biological, Life Sciences, Genetics, Health, Medical, Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D
Richmond, BC

Looking for a career where you are challenged to think, continually learn, and collaborate with others? Applied Biological Materials Inc. is a Vancouver-based biotech company that develops and markets research reagents to the life science community and the biotech industry. In light of our rapid business expansion, abm is currently looking for multiple Lab Assistants in our fast expanding Cell Biology department to join our team! The successful candidate(s) will have plenty of opportunities for fast-track career development while being part of a highly diverse, innovative and interactive cohort of scientists and colleagues. In this career placement at abm, we’re looking for an individual who has excellent communication, is driven to think critically and has an interest in cell culture.

You will work under team leader to control quality and propagate cell lines as well as recombinant virus production. You will forecast and plan requirements with the team leader to ensure that inventory for internal use is in place to meet project demands, and communicate effectively with managers, supervisors and other departments. You are a motivated team player with the demonstrated ability to provide effective quality assurance with lab techniques in the department.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support the cell biology department in accordance to the standard operating procedures, such as culturing cells and making media
  • Provide aid for the recombinant virus team by helping with recombinant virus production
  • Assist with general lab maintenance tasks
  • Participate in our Cell Licensing Project (CLP) to help commercialize new cell lines by conducting cold reach out to various educational institutions

Qualifications: shortlisted candidates will have the following experience:

  • A high school degree with great attention to detail or a B.Sc. in Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology or relevant field
  • Previous experience, such as a co-op term, is an asset; experience in Biotechnology is a bonus
  • Excellent organization skills, high attention to detail and prioritization of responsibilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication to act as the liaison between multiple different teams and external stakeholders
  • Capacity to work independently as well as in a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced industry
  • Compensation will be based on qualification and competency.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this rewarding position, please apply at Any questions or concerns can be directed to Applied Biological Materials would like to thank all interested applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted . network