Caprion

Accelerating precision medicine™

Scientist, Sample Processing

Position Summary:

Caprion is seeking a highly-motivated and enthusiastic Scientist for its proteomic sample processing team. This individual will play a key role in performing a variety of techniques such as immuno-depletion, digestion and analysis by SCX and HPRP Chromatography on a variety of biological fluids and tissue study samples following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

Specific Duties:

  • Process biological samples for analysis by mass spectrometry;
  • Autonomously design and perform experiments for troubleshooting;
  • Apply technical expertise to modify and improve sample preparation workflow;
  • Execute work as per established procedures or R&D work instructions;
  • Maintain study-related documentation according to GLP and regulatory guidance;
  • Monitor the performance of equipment and recording activities in logbooks;
  • Perform general laboratory duties;
  • Prepare and review documentation for experiments;
  • Perform work in a GLP environment and occasionally in a containment level 2 (CL2) environment.

Education:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in life sciences, chemistry or biochemistry (or equivalent).

Skills Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge of sample processing for proteomics analysis, such as immuno-depletion and digestion techniques is a plus;
  • Knowledge and experience with chromatography-based techniques (eg., operating HPLC instruments) is a plus;
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Ability to work independently, autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Skill to accurately test large numbers of samples with reliable repeatability;
  • Good record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Experience working in industry is a plus.

 


Interested candidates should send their résumé by email to careers@caprion.com