Monday , May 27 2024

UHN Employment – Research Technician

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Experience with surgical skills of mouse femur, cranial, dorsal, spinal cord, and abdominal window chamber installations; animal perfusion; blood sampling; intraperitoneal and tail vein injection; subcutaneous and orthotopic tumor implantation procedures (necessary)
  • Preparation of ex vivo tissues for histology
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and accurately under deadlines
  • Adherence to Standard Operating Procedures
  • Report writing, contribution to scientific manuscript preparation
  • At minimum a Bachelors degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or related discipline, and or Master’s preferred
  • Experience with Biorad assays and/or single cell technologies are considered an asset.
  • Experience aiding in in vivo intravital optical imaging of tumors in small animals (necessary)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • A willingness to learn new techniques and technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment
  • Live mammalian cell handling, including accurate immunological cell counting (from spleen and bone marrow) and live cell imaging (necessary)
  • Strong writing skills for data and laboratory procedures including experience preparing standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Ability to follow best laboratory practice guidelines according to institutional policies
  • Proficiency with MS Office

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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