Electrophysiologist/Research Scientist/Technical Sales

Aurora Biomed is seeking a research scientist to join the R&D group. The successful candidate will collaborate with a diverse team of engineers, chemists, and biologists to produce exciting new technologies ion channel and genomics research. They will be able to design, develop, and implement new ion channel and transporter protocols and assays. The electrophysiologist will develop research plans for executing strategy, operate and maintain equipment, and perform laboratory work. They will conduct experimental research studies and potentially lead a project to expand the scope of our technology.


Desired Skills & Traits:

  • MSc or higher education in physiology, pharmacology, molecular biology, microbiology, or, or related life science fields
  • Research experience in an industrial or academic setting
  • Successful interaction with external customers, vendors, and team members
  • Experience in ion channel drug discovery and/or ion transporter, cardiac safety, cancer biomarker, tumor cell research would be an asset
  • Have experience in patch clamp/electrophysiology and high-throughput screening platforms (an asset)
  • Experience in tissue culture techniques
  • Experience in cellular assay development and proficiency with standard assay formats (e.g. imaging, luminescence-/fluorescence-based cellular readouts, immunohistochemistry) in primary and cultured cells
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Must have the ability multitask
  • Must be able to work in a team environment


Aurora Biomed is focused on developing and customizing instrumentation and methods for laboratory automation and HTS of ion channels. Our VERSA Automation Liquid Handling systems are designed for applications such as cell-based and solution-based assays, automatic serial dilution, array printing, peptide synthesis and IC50 preparation. Our Ion Channel Reader technology is used for HTS of potassium, sodium, and chloride channels, as well as ion channel transporters. Ion channels are targets for the treatment of diseases such as CNS, cardiovascular, pain and immune disorders.

Please apply by e-mail:
Human Resources
Aurora Biomed Inc.
1001 East Pender Street
Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V6A 1W2
e-mail: careers@aurorabiomed.com
Note: Please indicate your name and the position you are applying for in the “subject” of the email to ensure that your resume will be reviewed. (ie Account Manager – Joe Smith)

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