Scientist in Genetic Toxicology

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Supervise laboratory staff and communicate with departmental management to ensure the smooth running of projects.
    • Design assays, study plans, amendments and study schedules.
    • Supervise the analysis of test items and samples in a multidisciplinary laboratory while respecting the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP / GLP).
    • Analyze, correct and revise data.
    • Write and review protocols and reports.
    • Understand the purpose of each project under his/her responsibility and put strategies in place to achieve the defined objectives.
    • Communicate with customers from the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Comply with protocols, study plans, departmental and company SOPs.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

    • Minimum of B.Sc. in Biology, Chemistry or other related discipline.
    • Demonstrated 3-5 years’ experience working in a genetic toxicology laboratory.
    • Hands-on experience with in vitro and in vivo genotoxicity assays, such as bacterial reverse mutation test (AMES), mammalian chromosome aberration test (MCAT) and rodent micronucleus test is required.
    • Ability to run experiments in an autonomous manner. Good problem solving and analytical skills.
    • Ability to work under time constraints and to adapt to change. Flexibility to work on changing work schedules.
    • Good organizational skills. Knowledge and experience in Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) is required.
    • Reading and writing of English is mandatory, French is a very good asset.
    • Detail oriented and meticulous. Ability to work well in a team environment.

    Conditions: Permanent, day-time, full-time (37.5 hr/week)
    To apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter to:

Deadline: ASAP

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