University Health Network Research Technician II in Toronto, Ontario

Research Technician II - Toronto, Ontario

JOB POSTING # 794509

Position: Research Technician I

Site: The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Department: Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research

Reports to: Manager

Hours: 35 hours per week

Status: Temporary Full-time

Job Summary:

We are looking for a research technician to stain and analyze clinical samples using flow cytometry and ELISA/Luminex techniques for a new clinical core facility. In addition, the technician will be working with the supervisor to optimize protocols. Must be comfortable working with human samples and be flexible with work schedule to accommodate variability in when samples will be received.


-At a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s degree in a related field preferred

-At a minimum three (3) years related experience

-Experience with flow cytometry required

-Experience with ELISA/Luminex is preferred

-Detail-oriented and organized

-Flexible work schedule to accommodate variability in when clinical samples are received

-Ability to work independently and able to interact within a team

-Ability and eagerness to learn new techniques

POSTED DATE: November 28, 2016 CLOSING DATE: December 12, 2016

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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