Laboratory Technician

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 11/20/2023
Req ID: 35020
School/Division: UofT Mississauga
Division: UTM: Ctr. for Medicinal Chemistry
Campus: College of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
Place Quantity: 00045166


About us:
The college’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 educational departments and affords 156 packages in 92 areas of research. Dwelling to roughly 15,000 college students and over 1,000 college and workers, the campus homes the Mississauga Academy of Medication, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Administration and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary packages similar to forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga affords a broad array of constant teaching programs {and professional} masters packages. Established in 1967, the campus options award-winning structure, strong group partnerships and a dynamic pupil surroundings set amongst 225 acres alongside the Credit score River in Mississauga.

Your alternative:
The Centre for Medicinal Chemistry integrates a nationwide community of main well being care establishments and researchers in its deal with growing most cancers therapeutics from preliminary computational design proper via to definitive animal trials. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, Patrick Gunning, the incumbent works as a member of the Gunning group by supporting analysis that works to develop lead compounds which have the potential to be became cancer-fighting medicine. As a Laboratory Technician, you can be an integral a part of the crew in establishing proof of idea experiments, such HPLC purification experiments, and offering experience and coaching to graduate college students and post-doctorates on the operation, upkeep and restore of advanced instrumentation, similar to Biotage isolera purification techniques.

Your obligations will embrace:

  • Setting up proof of idea experiments to check totally different parts of the method.
  • Amassing experimental information, verifying outcomes and passing on findings.
  • Making ready draft statistical experiences and summaries from information collected.
  • Scheduling the usage of lab gear and assets.
  • Liaising with service supplier to resolve points with malfunctioning gear.
  • Offering detailed explanations and demonstrating procedures to college students and/or workers on lab strategies, experimentalprocedures and protocols.
  • Collaborating with workers and course instructors to find out lab arrange necessities.
  • Guaranteeing the secure dealing with of specialised lab gear and supplies whereas working inside shut proximity to others.

Important {Qualifications}:

  • Bachelor’s Diploma in Chemistry or a suitable mixture of equal expertise.
  • Minimal two years expertise in a chemistry lab surroundings.
  • Proficiency with main chemistry, biology and biophysical lab devices and procedures.
  • Expertise in a tutorial and quick paced analysis laboratory is required.
  • Expertise with Chromscope Software program is required.
  • Expertise with Biotage model instrument operation, upkeep, restore and coaching is required together with Isolera Flash Column Chromatography (Isolera Dalton, Isolera Spektra with ACI and Help, Isolera Prime, Alstra Peptide Synthesizer, V-10 Evaporator, Initiator+ Fourth Technology Microwave Synthesizer).
  • Expertise in upkeep, and coaching of all the next devices is required: Automated Isothermal Titration Calorimetry, Biacore Floor Plasmon Resonance, Labconco Lyophilizer Freeze Dryer, Excessive Efficiency Liquid Chromatography(HPLC), Preparative Excessive Efficiency Liquid Chromatography (Binary and Quaternary pumps), Steady-flow Hydrogenation Reactor (H-cube), Waldner fume hoods, Waldner Solvent allotting system, Quick Protein Liquid Chromatography (FPLC), Fluorescence platereader, ChemiDoc Imaging System, Cytation 3 Microscope Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader, Constructive Displacement Pipettes, Automated digital pipettes/digital multi-dispensing pipettes, Autorep E repeating dispensers, Liquidator™ 96 Effectively Guide Pipetting System, Lonza Transfection System (Nucleofector).
  • Should be capable of determine current and potential lab security hazards and possess WHMIS and a Biosafety Certificates to work within the stage II containment lab.
  • Skill to work independently in addition to in a crew.
  • Skill to assimilate new concepts and strategies shortly.
  • Glorious judgement and discretion.
  • Glorious oral and written communication expertise.
  • Dedication to service excellence.
  • Demonstrated initiative and suppleness, accuracy and precision.
  • Skill to work successfully beneath strain and to satisfy deadlines.

To achieve success on this position you can be:

  • Achievement oriented
  • Communicator
  • Diplomatic
  • Meticulous
  • Downside solver
  • Self-directed

*Please notice that there’s one (1) place obtainable on a time period foundation till June 2024*

This position isn’t at present eligible for a hybrid work association, pursuant to College insurance policies and tips, together with however not restricted to the  College of Toronto’s Different Work Preparations Guideline

Closing Date: 11/28/2023, 11:59PM ET
Worker Group: USW
Appointment Kind: Price range – Time period
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 09 — $65,407 with an annual step development to a most of $83,646. Pay scale and job class task is topic to dedication pursuant to the Job Analysis/Pay Fairness Upkeep Protocol.
Job Class: Analysis Administration & Instructing
Recruiter: Veniesha Rochester

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Candidates who’re members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, and different fairness deserving teams are inspired to use, and their lived expertise shall be considered as relevant to the posted place.

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