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Research Scientist I

ProMetic Sciences de la Vie inc.

This is a Full-time position in Laval, QC posted September 25, 2017.

Prometic is an established biopharmaceutical company with widely recognized expertise in bioseparations, plasma-derived therapeutics and small-molecule therapeutics development. Prometic offers its bioseparation technologies and expertise for large-scale purification of biologics, drug development, proteomics and the elimination of pathogens to industry leaders and uses its own affinity technology that provides for highly efficient extraction and purification of therapeutic proteins from human plasma to develop and commercialize plasma-derived therapeutics. Prometic is also active in developing its own novel small-molecule therapeutic products targeting unmet medical needs in the fields of fibrosis, as well as diabetes, anemia and autoimmune diseases. Headquartered in Laval (Canada), Prometic has R&D facilities in the United Kingdom (“UK”), the United States (“USA”) and Canada, manufacturing facilities in the UK and Canada and corporate and business development activities in the UK, Canada, USA and Europe. Prometic’s common shares (the “Common Shares”) trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the symbol “PLI” and the OTCQX International under the symbol “PFSCF”.

 

The Chemistry department of Prometic is looking for a Research Scientist I, to work at its location in Laval, Quebec. In concert with the Group Leader of Chemistry, the Research Scientist I will conduct medicinal chemistry within the framework of the program on Fibrosis/cancer diseases.

 

The mandate of the Research Scientist I will be mainly to:

  1. Perform chemical synthesis and purification;
  2. Work on the chemistry evaluation of compounds (Structure / Activity Relationship or SAR)
  3. Analyse produced results (from an experimental and theoretical point of view) and communicate them in an oral and written (report) form to his / her supervisor and to the project or the department team to which he / she may be assigned 
  4. Modify and develop the various approaches of synthesis following the literature
  5. Analyze scientific results;
  6. Meet deadlines for product synthesis and submit them in time for in vitro and in vivo testing
  7. Communicate results orally and in writing to supervisor or assigned person
  8. Write and document the results of laboratories following the protocols used and the experiments carried out
  9. Keep inventory of synthesized compounds up to date and ensure quality control of these products
  10. Perform routine tasks in the laboratory
  11. Perform other duties related to his work and position assigned by his supervisor or assigned person
  12. Work under safe and secure laboratory practices for himself / herself and coworkers. 

 

The selected candidate will preferably hold a MSc with at least 3-5 years’ experience or a PhD with 1-2 years experience in Chemistry, organic or medicinal in a Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology company. Theoretical and practical knowledge in Chemistry and other sciences used in drug design is an asset.

 

The following criteria are also required:

  • Author of research publications, patents, presentations, etc. 
  • Must be autonomous; Must be innovative and creative; 
  • Must demonstrate good judgement skills;
  • Must be an excellent experimentalist with strong capacities in experimental planning and design; 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; English and French; 
  • Must demonstrate the capacity for scientific coaching of subordinates; 
  • Must display good knowledge of SIMDUT Must be able to do large scale synthesis projects.

 

Prometic offers a competitive compensation, a flexible work schedule and a casual working environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to hr@prometic.comwith the following reference: #PBI-CHE-1602. Prometic is an equal opportunity employer. Only chosen candidates will be contacted for an interview.  For more information about Prometic, visit our website www.prometic.com.

The selected candidate will preferably hold a MSc with at least 3-5 years’ experience or a PhD with 1-2 years experience in Chemistry, organic or medicinal in a Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology company. Theoretical and practical knowledge in Chemistry and other sciences used in drug design is an asset.

The following criteria are also required:

  • Author of research publications, patents, presentations, etc. 
  • Must be autonomous; 
  • Must be innovative and creative; 
  • Must demonstrate good judgement skills;
  • Must be an excellent experimentalist with strong capacities in experimental planning and design; 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; English and French; 
  • Must demonstrate the capacity for scientific coaching of subordinates; 
  • Must display good knowledge of SIMDUT 
  • Must be able to do large scale synthesis projects.

Prometic offers a competitive compensation, a flexible work schedule and a casual working environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to hr@prometic.comwith the following reference: #PBI-CHE-1602. Prometic is an equal opportunity employer. Only chosen candidates will be contacted for an interview. For more information about Prometic, visit our website www.prometic.com.

Skills Required

  • Education level: University
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years

Package

Salary: N/D

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