Why join CellCarta?

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If you are passionate about science, strive for new challenges in a fast-pace environment, and ready to work in a highly collaborative organization, join CellCarta and help shape the future of precision medicine.

We are a leading global CRO laboratory with headquarters in Canada. Our mission is to map precision medicine by providing comprehensive testing solutions and biomarker research to the top global pharmaceuticals and biotech companies.  We are committed to providing superior science through proactive partnerships with our clients.

A scientific team that upholds the highest quality standards

More than your traditional CRO, we have a scientist-to-scientist approach and our culture is one of flexibility, accessibility, and service excellence. We are looking for science enthusiasts driven by innovation and eager to join a diversified team of scientists.

At CellCarta we are committed to giving our team the very best. Join us as we continue to expand internationally and be part of the future of precision medicine.

Our Locations:

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GO FURTHER

  • Exciting and superior scientific environment with a multidisciplinary team of experts
  • Multiple growth opportunities and career development plan

MOVE WITH CONFIDENCE

  • The assurance that comes from working for an established leader
  • The reputation of a scientific team that upholds the highest quality standards

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  • The opportunity to significantly contribute to the next generation of life-changing drugs in precision medicine
  • Join a global CRO where your expertise matter and contributions can be felt

Our Values:

  • Collaboration
  • Customer Excellence
  • Respect
  • Trust & Accountability

 

Our Job Opportunities

 

Immunecarta

Quality Control Reviewer

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

The Quality Control Reviewer incumbent will perform quality control activities which are relevant to his/her field of expertise and linked to assigned projects. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Review data (tables, forms, calculations, etc.) and reports, as assigned;
  • Report findings to immediate supervisor to identify improvement opportunities;
  • Help in implanting good quality control practices;
  • Prepare the documentation to be transferred to the archives at the end of a project;
  • Complete tasks in compliance with GLPs, driving documents, and current procedures.

Education

  • B.Sc. in Biosciences (or a related field).

Required Experience and Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and GCP (Good Clinical Practices) regulations
  • At least 1 year of equivalent experience
  • 1 to 2 years of work experience in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Basic scientific knowledge in biochemistry and immunology
  • Bilingualism – Verbal and written in French and English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • High degree of initiative, sense of urgency and flexibility

Réviseur de données - Contrôle de la qualité

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Le technicien de contrôle qualité est chargé d’effectuer une variété de tâches liées au contrôle de la qualité.


Principales Responsabilités

  • Vérifier les données (tableaux, formulaires, calculs, etc.) et les rapports;
  • Transmettre les résultats au superviseur immédiat afin d’identifier les occasions d’amélioration;
  • Participer à la mise en œuvre des bonnes pratiques de contrôle de la qualité;
  • Préparer la documentation à transférer aux archives à la fin des projets;
  • Effectuer les tâches conformément aux BPL, aux normes et aux procédures en vigueur.

Éducation

  • Baccalauréat en biosciences (ou un domaine connexe).

Expérience et compétences requises

  • 1 à 2 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans l’industrie biopharmaceutique
  • Au moins 1 an d’expérience en contrôle de la qualité
  • Connaissance des BPL (bonnes pratiques de laboratoire) et des BPC (bonnes pratiques cliniques)
  • Connaissances scientifiques de base en biochimie et en immunologie
  • Bilinguisme (français et anglais, oral et écrit)
  • Connaissance des programmes de la suite Microsoft Office, notamment Word et Excel
  • Souci du détail
  • Bonnes compétences organisationnelles et capacité à prioriser
  • Forte capacité d’initiative, sens de l’urgence et faire preuve de flexibilité

General

Senior Bioinformatician/Biostatistician

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

Bioinformatician: Perform analysis on high through put platform using commercial and proprietary software. Responsible for evaluating sources of protein and gene annotations, testing analysis software and automating processes to streamline the production pipeline. Document various steps of the research platform, implementing QC procedures and providing scientific recommendations to improve the quality of the results.

Biostatistician: Experimental design and statistical analysis planning; perform statistical analysis; evaluate scientific merits of results.

Main Responsibilities

BIOINFORMATICS

  • Perform analysis on high through put platform using in-house and commercial tools and software.
  • Evaluate protein and gene annotations databases.
  • Automate annotation data extraction, parsing, transformation, and loading.
  • Develop and improve software modules of CellCarta’s research platform.
  • Document the Bioinformatics workflows, software and databases used in CellCarta’s analysis pipeline.
  • Propose and implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures.
  • Provide scientific recommendations on how to improve the quality of the results and the throughput of the research platform.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to evaluate data quality or improve the understanding of the results.
  • Provide general bioinformatics and analytical support internally, to the other groups (Flow Cytometry, Mass Spectrometry, Omics).

BIOSTATISTICS

  • Discuss experimental design and statistical analysis
  • Research in/adoption of new scientific/statistical methods
  • Identify important aspects of production platform and incorporate them into data analysis
  • Provide support to study team for data visualization and interpretation

GENERAL

  • Apply technical expertise and knowledge to sophisticated and complex experiments designed to generate new scientific data.
  • Modify and improve experimental designs to perform novel or more efficient experiments.
  • Produce concise scientific reports of high quality, utilizing a broad knowledge of the appropriate field.
  • Participate on project and/or team meetings by presenting experimental findings or results, providing technical expertise, input, and ideas.
  • Communicate results, clearly and concisely, to relevant project team and/or supervisor in a timely and constructive manner

Education

  • Master’s degree in bioinformatics, Data Science, or equivalent

Main Requirements

  • Five years of experience with two years of work experience on high through put platform;
  • Advances skills with R;
  • Experience with a scripting language such as Perl, Python;
  • Experience with relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, or MySQL;
  • Solid understanding of Omics;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Comfortable in a fast pace environment.

Associé(e) Marketing/Marketing Associate

Location:  Montréal , Quebec

Principales responsabilités:


Logistique des salons professionnels

  • Assister le responsable mondial des événements dans la planification et la logistique de tous les salons annuels et des séminaires clients/événements virtuels,
  • Coordonner les commandes et la facturation avec les organisateurs de salons,
  • Créer le "Guide des événements" pour chaque salon professionnel afin de soutenir les équipes de vente,
  • Travailler avec l'équipe de développement commercial et le responsable mondial des événements pour s'assurer que le stand est correctement installé,
  • Aider à la mise à jour et à la gestion de la liste de tâches du marketing pour les salons professionnels,
  • Coordonner avec l'équipe la planification des cadeaux publicitaires et des cadeaux promotionnels,
  • Participer à l'organisation de soirées pour les clients,
  • Gérer toute la coordination du salon pour les déplacements, 
  • Travailler avec le personnel d'expédition de l'entrepôt et les organisateurs de salons professionnels pour préparer avec précision les documents d'expédition, 
  • Gérer le stockage de tous les accessoires du salon (USA et UE),
  • Gérer la documentation pour permettre aux différentes équipes d'être plus productives et efficaces lors de chaque salon.

Opérations de marketing

  • Coordonner l'édition des supports marketing avec les fournisseurs externes (graphiste, imprimeurs, banque d'images, etc.),
  • Maintenir l'inventaire des documents de marketing et gérer toutes les impressions, 
  • Maintenir les profils d'entreprise sur les différents sites Web du secteur.
  • Gérer les cadeaux publicitaires pour les employés lors des salons professionnels, évaluer les articles promotionnels et négocier les contrats,
  • Examiner et résumer les options des kits média et mettre à jour le plan média,
  • Surveiller les courriels de marketing et transférer les demandes au membre de l'équipe approprié,
  • Gérer la banque d'images CellCarta et les bases de données cellulaires.
  • Assister le spécialiste numérique dans la gestion des médias sociaux et d'autres tâches selon les besoins.
  • Gérer la mise à jour du site web avec WordPress et les nouveaux projets web (ex. site Mandarin, portails clients)
  • Coordonner toutes les demandes de parrainage,
  • Gérer le calendrier éditorial de la newsletter, l'édition et les listes de segmentation (PARDOT)
  • Gérer tous les actifs marketing et l'impression,
  • Réviser les diapositives d'entreprise et autres présentations internes,
  • Suivre et mettre à jour le budget mensuel par rapport aux prévisions annuelles,
  • Agir en tant que coordinateur principal pour les projets spéciaux.

 
Qualifications et exigences:

  • Baccalauréat ou diplôme en communication, marketing, sciences ou dans une discipline connexe.
  • 2 ans d'expérience professionnelle connexe en marketing B2B - idéalement pour une entreprise de haute technologie, pharmaceutique ou liée aux sciences,
  • Expérience de la suite Adobe, requise
  • Expérience avec des solutions d'automatisation du marketing, PARDOT (ou autre automatisation du marketing) un atout
  • Solides compétences informatiques : Microsoft Office ; maîtrise de MS Excel, des systèmes de marketing par e-mail et de l'édition web, de la suite Adobe, des plaquettes d'enquête.
  • La connaissance de l'industrie pharmaceutique est un atout.

Compétences:

  • Capacité à gérer efficacement de multiples tâches tout en respectant des délais serrés,
  • Capacité à travailler de manière indépendante avec peu de supervision,
  • Hautement organisé et orienté vers les détails, requis,
  • Capacité à apprendre rapidement de nouveaux logiciels, selon les besoins,
  • Esprit d'équipe enthousiaste, ouvert à l'apprentissage de nouvelles compétences,
  • Une expérience en production imprimée serait un atout,
  • Solides compétences en communication.
  • Maîtrise de l'anglais, français obligatoire

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Main Responsibilities:


Tradeshow Logistics

  •  Assist the global event manager with planning and logistics for all annual tradeshows and client seminars/virtual events,
  • Coordinate with show organizers for orders and invoicing,
  • Create the “Event Guide” for each tradeshow to support the sales teams,
  • Work with the business development team and the global event manager to ensure the booth is set up correctly,
  • Assist with updating and managing the marketing tradeshow task list,
  • Coordinate with the team to plan for swag and giveaways,
  • Help facilitate client evening events,
  • Manage all tradeshow coordination for travel, 
  • Works with warehousing shipping staff and tradeshow organizers to accurately prepare shipping documentation, 
  • Manage the storage for all tradeshow collateral (USA and EU),
  • Manage documentation to enable the different teams to be more productive and effective at each tradeshows.

Marketing Operations

  • Coordinate marketing collateral editing with external suppliers (graphic designer, printers, image bank etc.),
  • Maintain marketing collateral inventory and manage all printing, 
  • Maintain corporate profiles on various industry websites
  • Manage swag / giveaways for employees for tradeshows, evaluates promotional items and negotiate contracts,
  • Reviews and summarizes media kits options and updates media plan,
  • Monitors the marketing emails and transfers requests to the appropriate team member,
  • Manage the CellCarta image bank and cell databases
  • Assists the digital specialist with social media management and other tasks as needed.
  • Manage website update with WordPress and new web project (ex. Mandarin site, client portals)
  • Coordinates all requests for sponsorships,
  • Manage newsletter editorial calendar, editing and segmentation lists (PARDOT)
  • Manage all marketing assets and printing,
  • Revise corporate slides and other internal presentations,
  • Tracks and updates the monthly budget against the annual forecast,
  • Acts as main coordinator for special projects.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Communications, Marketing, Sciences or related discipline
  • +2 years of related professional experience in B2B marketing - ideally for a high-tech, pharmaceutical or science-related business,
  • Experience with Adobe Suite, required
  • Experience with marketing automation solutions, PARDOT (or other marketing automation) an asset
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office; proficient in MS Excel, with e-mail marketing systems and web editing, Adobe Suite, Survey plaftorms.
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry an asset.

Skills 

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines,
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision,
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, required,
  • Ability to quickly learn new software programs as needed,
  • Enthusiastic team player, open to learning new skills,
  • Print production experience would be an asset,
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Fluency in English, French mandatory
     

Sample Management Technician

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

CellCarta is seeking a Sample Management Technician to work closely with the Operations teams, receiving and managing samples as well as reagents and materials.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform the reception, inventory and storage of samples and study reagents
  • Confirm proper shipment conditions and delivery or communicate any discrepancy or shipment non-conformity to designated individuals
  • Manage the sample tracking between the storage area and the laboratory
  • Prepare the shipments of samples and study reagents to send to clinical sites, sponsors or collaborators
  • Perform reception of reagents and material as well as inventories
  • Keep samples and study reagents storage database (e.g. LIMS) updated
  • Manage storage space for the various storage temperatures (from ambient to cryogenic)
  • Maintain documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines

Education

  • DEC – with 1+ years of related experience

Main Requirements

  • Strong attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent record keeping
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Positive, professional attitude and ability to take initiative
  • Knowledge and understanding of French and English, oral and written, sufficient to carry out procedures and protocols
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, specifically Excel
  • Work schedule: Rotational shift every month. Monday - Friday from 10:30am to 6:30pm - and - Tuesday - Satuday, Tuesday to Friday 10:30am to 6:30pm, Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Quality Control Associate

Location:  Dartmouth , Nova Scotia

Clinical Logistics, a CellCarta company was founded in 2002. Clinical Logistics has supported clinical trials in over 50 countries. The company has earned a reputation for quality and customer service excellence with some of the largest pharmaceutical companies, biotechs and CROs. Answering an unmet need in the marketplace for high quality handling of critical samples from clinical trial sites to the laboratory, CLI is positioned as a key player in clinical trial logistics with a focus on specialty specimens. Clinical Logistics services also include assembly and distribution of kits for pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) and pharmacogenomic (PG) sample collection and shipping.

CellCarta is a leading provider of specialized precision medicine laboratory services to the biopharmaceutical industry. Leveraging its integrated analytical platforms in immunology, histopathology, proteomics and genomics, as well as related specimen collection and logistics services, CellCarta supports the entire drug development cycle, from discovery to late-stage clinical trials. The company operates globally with over 700 employees in its nine facilities located in Canada, USA, Belgium, Australia, and China.

Clinical Logistics is currently seeking a motivated candidate to fill the role of Quality Control Associate.

This position is responsible for ensuring that the quality of the work produced at Clinical Logistics Inc. In addition, the candidate is expected to uphold Clinical Logistics quality standards for timeliness and accuracy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule and manage internal project timeline and deliverables;
  • Review budget specifications for accuracy and consistency with supply and delivery costs;
  • Analyze the initial draft and final draft SOW for errors, and makes recommendations;
  • Inspecting documents, labels, kits, electronic manifests and other study related materials in order to ensure that each meets the exact specifications outlined by the sponsor and/or the SOW.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree, science degree an asset;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other productivity software;
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills; strong attention to details;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, comfortable with change.

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work overtime as required;
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on education, experience and skill level
  • 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance)

Director, Global Talent Acquisition

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

CellCarta is a leading provider of specialized precision medicine laboratory services to the biopharmaceutical industry. Leveraging its integrated analytical platforms in immunology, histopathology, proteomics and genomics, as well as related specimen collection and logistics services, CellCarta supports the entire drug development cycle, from discovery to late-stage clinical trials. The company operates globally with over 700 employees in its nine facilities located in Canada, USA, Belgium, Australia, and China.

Talent Acquisition is about ensuring we hire the right people and have the right number of talent pipelines and right candidate experience with professional on-boarding in place to support CellCarta’s future growth. CellCarta is currently seeking a seasoned and motivated candidate to fill the role of Global Talent Acquisition Director.

Your primary focus will be to influence and shape our recruiting strategy. Demonstrating your strategic thought leadership, vision, and innovation, you will be responsible for the continued evolution of our approach to recruiting around the world and lead our Talent Acquisition team to build delivery plans to source and select the best talent for CellCarta.

The scale and complexity of geographical boundaries, national cultures, different legislative environments, dynamic employment markets, rapidly evolving new sourcing channels and technology platforms ensure that the role holder will be required to run the operation in a highly effective and efficient manner to gain long term success.

What You’ll Do

As a guardian of candidate experience and brand ambassador, you will:

  • Lead a team of recruiters to execute on meeting the hiring demand, strategies related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and partnering with business leaders and internal stakeholders on long-term TA strategies.
  • Leverage data insights, research and industry better practices to evolve and transform the way talent acquisition is delivered within CellCarta.
  • Build, engage, coach and develop a team of high-performing Talent Acquisition professionals in an extremely fast-paced and ambiguous environment.
  • Implement and maintain strategic workforce planning to forecast hiring needs ahead of time and cultivate a talent pipeline accordingly to reduce time to fill and improve quality of candidates.
  • Design Talent Acquisition organizational structure to enable the function to work strategically and deliver results in a lean and cost- effective model.
  • Leverage robust recruiting metrics to measure TA effectiveness, focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Optimize Talent Acquisition processes and systems/platforms.
  • Develop community relationships – drive community events, build external relationships, manage vendors and cultivate brand awareness.
  • Design staffing strategies for proposals to include appropriate networks, advertising and use of social media.
  • Lead senior level recruitment mandates in conjunction with Business Leaders.
  • Collaborate closely with COEs (Total Rewards and Organizational Development) and HRBPs in developing and deploying the HR strategy and delivering on initiatives such as Employer Branding, Onboarding, Employee Value Proposition, Employee Engagement and Talent Management.
     

What You'll Need

You are a results-oriented and passionate leader with the ability to set clear goals and metrics to motivate your team, develop actionable plans, and manage work to achieve desired outcomes. You are excited by the prospect of rolling up your sleeves to tackle meaningful problems each and every day. You are a kind, passionate and collaborative problem-solver who seeks and gives candid feedback, and values having a measurable impact. You have a deep understanding of digital technologies and how AI and Machine Learning can revolutionize talent acquisition.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or another related field
  • 10+ years of professional experience in Talent Acquisition.
  • Demonstrable experience building and managing a talent acquisition function in a mid-size global organization.
  • Proven strategic business partner, with an excellent sense of operations, as well as commercial activities and an appreciation for the interplay between the two.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a collaborative global matrixed organization.
  • Demonstrable ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to prepare and communicate clear and compelling messages to senior leadership
    Strong analytical and reasoning abilities.
  • Executive presence and excellent interpersonal, oral and written and communication skills
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive but able to recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities.

Technicien(ne) - Gestion des échantillons

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Résumé du poste

CellCarta est à la recherche d'un(e) technicien(ne) en gestion des échantillons pour travailler en étroite collaboration avec les équipes des Opérations, à recevoir et gérer les échantillons ainsi que les réactifs et la marchandise.

 Principales responsabilités

  • Effectuer la réception, l'inventaire et l’entreposage des échantillons et des réactifs d'étude
  • Confirmer les conditions appropriées d'expédition et de livraison ou communiquer toute discordance ou non-conformité d'expédition aux personnes désignées
  • Gérer le suivi des échantillons entre l’aire d’entreposage et le laboratoire
  • Préparer les envois d'échantillons et de réactifs d'étude à envoyer aux sites cliniques, sponsors ou collaborateurs
  • Effectuer la réception des réactifs et du matériel ainsi que les inventaires
  • Tenir à jour la base de données d’entreposage des échantillons et des réactifs d'étude (ex. LIMS)
  • Gérer l'espace d’entreposage pour les différentes températures d’entreposage (d'ambiant à cryogénique)
  • Tenir à jour la documentation relative aux tâches à accomplir conformément aux MON appropriées et aux réglementations BPL applicables et aux directives BPLC

Formation

  • Diplôme collegial – avec 1+ ans d’expérience pertinente

Exigences principales

  • Une grande attention aux détails et un engagement à réaliser un travail de bonne qualité
  • Excellentes compétences en gestion du temps et sens de l’organisation afin de respecter les délais dans un environnement en constante évolution
  • Solides habilités interpersonnelles et de communication
  • Excellente tenue de la documentation
  • Capacité à travailler de manière autonome et en équipe
  • Attitude positive et professionnelle et capacité à prendre des initiatives
  • Connaissance et compréhension du français et de l'anglais, oral et écrit, suffisantes pour exécuter les procédures et protocoles
  • Maîtrise de la suite MS Office, en particulier d’Excel
  • Lundi au Vendredi 9h-17h, avec rotations pour soirs (10h30-18h30) et samedi (9h00-17h00).

Research Associate - R&D

Location:  Fremont , CA

Summary

The Research Associate in R&D supports drug discovery across the biotechnology industry by performing complex cellular assay services on samples from patients, healthy donors, and animals. Experiments primarily involve analyzing immune cells by flow cytometry to develop new assays and biomarker strategies. The role involves hands-on laboratory work and documenting procedures daily across a diverse range of projects. Additional time will be spent planning experiments, analyzing data, and presenting results as experience is gained. Familiarity with flow cytometry is a plus, however Research Associates are trained on the necessary methods and will additionally contribute by bringing a sharp problem-solving and troubleshooting mindset to the team.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts research experiments including drug treatment, blood processing, cell stimulation, sample cryopreservation, cell staining and flow cytometry.
  • Works at a Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2) under sterile conditions. Does not work directly with animals but handles blood and other primary cell sources from humans and species including mouse, rat, dog, and monkey.
  • Prepares and reviews documents for laboratory assay work including protocol worksheets. Maintains all records relevant to tasks performed in a research laboratory including a detailed notebook.
  • Assists in experiment planning and related activities including scheduling, ordering, and preparation of reagents.
  • As experience is gained, analyzes data from experiments and formats graphs, figures, and technical reports to present to supervisors or clients.
  • As experience is gained, trains other laboratory members on various complex experimental methods.

Education

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Life Sciences, preferably Immunology or a related field such as Cell/Molecular  Biology, Microbiology, Virology, Biochemistry or other Biomedical Sciences.

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a biomedical research lab (academic or industry).
  • Experience working with primary mammalian cells is preferred.
  • Particularly relevant experiences include treating or processing blood, cryopreserving cells, working with biohazardous materials in a sterile BSL2 environment, performing cell culture, and analyzing cells by flow cytometry.
  • Good record-keeping skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to laboratory guidelines, and local, state, and federal health safety procedures.
  • Team player and proficient communicator using email, chat messaging, and video messaging
  • Time management and organizational skills to work on multiple projects in parallel in a fast-paced environment.

Working Conditions

  • The role is predominantly conducted in a laboratory setting. Must be willing to perform duties in Biosafety Level 1 and 2 facilities where biological samples may be infected with potentially hazardous pathogens.
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.
  • Flexible schedule is a plus for occasions when important samples arrive later in the day.

Scientific Business Director

Location:  Greater Chicago Area , IL

Purpose of the function

The Scientific Business Director (SBD) represents the scientific interface between the client and our organization globally. Specifically, the SBD shall be a:

Scientific Response to Business Development Support Needs

  • Provide specialized scientific and technical subject expertise to secure project wins
  • Participate in planning key account strategies
  • Prioritize and execute on strategic opportunities, leveraging the SBD’s knowledge and network

High Value Target (HVT) Embedded Partner

  • Using deep platform knowledge, SBD will nurture and embed themselves within a defined HVT
  • Leverage the Company’s relationships and reputation with key decision makers to enhance the credibility of its products and brand.
  • Gain the trust and dependence of the HVT decision makers
  • Engage HGX CBO and other senior management team members to transition client from transaction to enterprise partnership

Industry Scientific Ambassador

  • Prepare and provide scientific presentations or posters to catalyze client interest and inquiries
  • Author scientific white papers or peer-reviewed publications

Technology Maven

  • Establish and maintain peer relationships with academic cores according to platform. Package and integrate expert-level user information for pharma clients to establish credibility
  • Maintain learning relationships with technology vendors with specific intentions for co-promotion and marketing
  • Identify emerging platforms of interest via the KOL-client iterations
  • Validate R&D concepts with client and KOL base

Internal Evangelist

  • Sow idea/concept seeds within the organization. Nurture those that need to take root by providing awareness and informational training
  • Provide and describe relevant business case support to enable research and product development

Responsibilities

  • Drive new business for SBD’s segment interest - scientific lead generation, client interaction and technical presentations.
  • Review and provide content for RFP development and defense
  • Organize and share client organization information using available tools (salesforce.com or AirTable)
  • Provide platform-of-expertise training to business development teams
  • Assist in developing monthly, annual, and multi-year sales forecasts and measure results against them
  • Establish a client peer network of platform experts. Maintain and nurture the network so they can be called upon for Company initiatives
  • Summarize and socialize strategic client needs within the organization via scheduled events
  • Provide support to enable pricing, contractual or negotiation decisions
  • Ensure the appropriate level to level introductions between clients and Company
  • Liaise with marketing team to provide content
  • Credibly and effectively communicate with the internal scientific team to help develop “solutions” that address unique client needs.

Qualification and Skills

The SBD will need to demonstrate the following critical competencies:

Analytical Capability 

  • The ability to develop relevant analytical models to define complex value propositions to senior level client representatives – scientists and business executives. Proven ability to manage rapid-fire analysis across a broad front of issues and businesses

Communication Savvy 

  • Have an impeccable sales presence and be comfortable with clients globally, as well as comfortable through all levels of an organization. He/she will have a strong industry reputation and be able to represent the Company as a credible and respected speaker at industry events/panels

Relationship Building  

  • The successful Candidate will be able to establish business relationships with high level, decision-making counterparts within potential business development partners. He/she will be convincing and constructive, both in representing the Company, and the rationale of the specific initiatives

 Scientific and Technical Acumen

  • Able to partake in scientific and technical discussions with the sponsor, regarding choice of platform, biomarker and provide technical troubleshooting. The successful candidate has the ability to propose and advise scientific approaches to answer the sponsor’s needs. The following scientific and technical skills are required: IHC, multiplex IHC, multiplex fluorescence, FISH, digital pathology, image analysis, AI digital pathology, IHC assay development, IHC assay validation, oncology biomarker pathways, diagnostic pathology and Autostainers.

Reporting

This position reports directly to Christopher Ung, Chief Scientific Business Officer of the Company.

Technician - Laboratory Equipment Maintenance

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager (Global Services team), you will be responsible for performing and/or managing tasks related to equipment maintenance and management of laboratory equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform required maintenance/troubleshooting/repair on basic laboratory equipment (e.g., water bath, refrigerator, freezer, centrifuge, incubator, ultrasonic bath, etc.) and complete associated documentation required as per Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Assist with the management of maintenance schedules and review of related documentation;
  • Assist in the movement of laboratory furniture, materials, and equipment, as required;
  • May be required to work outside of regular working hours.

Education

  • DEC or B.Sc in Life Sciences, chemistry or biochemistry

Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience working in industry is a plus.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite;
  • Good manual skills;
  • Excellent time management, organization and resourcefulness skills;
  • Good record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Knowledge and understanding of French and English, oral and written, sufficient to carry out written procedures;
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team;
  • Positive and professional attitude.

Technicien - Maintenance Équipements de Laboratoire

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Sommaire

Sous la gestion de la Gestionnaire de Laboratoire (équipe des Services Globaux), le titulaire du poste sera responsable d’exécuter et/ou de superviser des tâches liées à la maintenance et à la gestion des équipements de laboratoire.

Principales Responsabilités

  • S’occuper des entretiens/dépannage/réparations sur les équipements de base dans les laboratoires (par exemple, bain-marie, réfrigérateur, congélateur, centrifugeuse, incubateur, bain à ultrasons, etc.) et compléter la documentation requise en suivant les Procédures Opératoires Normalisées (PON);
  • Assister dans la gestion des horaires d’entretien et réviser la documentation qui y est reliée;
  • Assister l’équipe dans le déplacement de meubles de laboratoire, matériel et équipements lorsque requis;
  • Peut être amené à travailler en dehors des heures régulières de travail.

Éducation

  • DEC ou Baccalauréat en sciences de la vie, chimie ou biochimie

Expérience

  • Minimum 2 ans d’expérience dans un poste similaire;
  • Expérience en industrie un atout.

Connaissances et aptitudes

  • Bonne connaissance de la suite Microsoft Office;
  • Bonnes aptitudes manuelles;
  • Excellentes aptitudes en gestion du temps et des priorités, organisation et initiative;
  • Être prompt à documenter son travail, attentif aux détails et aimer le travail bien fait;
  • Connaissance et compréhension du français et de l’anglais, oraux et écrits, suffisamment pour suivre des procédures écrites;
  • Faire preuve d’autonomie avec un bon esprit d’équipe;
  • Avoir une attitude professionnelle et positive.

Research Associate - CyTOF

Location:  Fremont , CA

Summary

Reporting to the Head of Cytometry and CyTOF. The Research Associate - CyTOF will perform complex immune monitoring assays on clinical samples. Additionally, the incumbent will participate in writing of procedures (SOP/CSP), train other laboratory personnel on technical procedures/methods, record associated documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct complex experiments (blood processing, cell cryopreservation, multi-parametric CyTOF sample staining and acquisition)
  • Prepares and reviews documents for laboratory assay work including assay forms and/or worksheets.
  • Assists in the planning of experiments and helps in various activities (scheduling, preparation of reagents, documentation, etc.) pertaining to the optimal operation of a clinical laboratory.
  • Trains other laboratory members on complex immunoassay methods for CyTOF. 
  • Write Equipment and Method SOP/CSP as required
  • Maintains all records and documents relevant to the tasks performed in the laboratory in compliance with GLP/GCP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

Education

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Life Sciences, preferably Immunology, Cell/Molecular Biology or other Biomedical Sciences

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a biomedical research lab, highly preferred with prior experience staining for flow cytometry (academic or industry).
  • Experience working with primary mammalian cells is preferred. In particular, treating or processing blood, cryopreserving cells, working with biohazardous materials in a sterile BSL2 environment, performing cell culture, staining and analyzing cells by flow cytometry are relevant experiences.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to laboratory guidelines, and local, state, and federal health and safety procedures.
  • Good organizational and documentation skills.
  • Team player and proficient communicator using email, chat messaging, and video messaging.

Scientific Program Manager

Location:  Fremont , CA

Position Summary

CellCarta is seeking a  Program Manager to organize and coordinate scientific programs. The Program Manager provides strategic guidance to teams and Principal Scientists to align with the company’s objectives.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provides support at the project-level activity to ensure the program goals are met by providing a decision-making capacity that cannot be achieved at project level;
  • Provides the Principal Scientists with a program perspective when required, or as a sounding board for ideas and approaches to solving project issues that have program impacts;
  • Monitors overall project objectives, milestones and timetables for achieving intermediate and overall project goals;
  • Identifies and manages cross-project dependencies and provides support in prioritizing projects when needed;
  • Sets review dates to ensure that projects remain on target;
  • Proactively assesses program performance; Will coordinate and monitor progress across all projects and establish a formal reporting structure for overall program progress;
  • Develops and monitors deadlines and budgets overall for program milestones;
  • Resolves issues and initiates appropriate corrective actions (or interventions) wherever gaps in the program are identified;
  • Performs tracking of deliverables in conjunction with client and internal customers;
  • Conducts ongoing teleconferences with the client, managing the agenda and meeting minutes;
  • Provides timely notification to all appropriate parties with deviations from timelines and/or deliverables;
  • Conducts regular communication with team members, formal and informal, regarding study status or any other changes;
  • Performs capacity planning for upcoming programs (as well as projects).

Education

  • MSc in life science

Main Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience in a CRO or in biotechnology as a Project Manager;
  • Excellent multitasking and tracking skills;
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems;
  • Knowledge of proteomics and/or the immune monitoring field;
  • Knowledge of industry standards for the conduct of analytical studies;
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for the conduct of analytical studies in support of clinical trials (exploratory vs secondary/primary endpoints);
  • Ability to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams;
  • Excellent knowledge of project management and budgeting;
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the program;
  • Proficiency with MS Project and Excel;

Technical Trainer

Location:  Fremont , CA

POSITION SUMMARY

The trainer is responsible for: a) training new staff on work practices, documentation and CellCarta procedures b) monitor the laboratory work and documentation of the personnel, c) ensure that personnel have completed their documentation appropriately, d) bring support to team members as needed, e) provide input on improvement opportunities, f) review and update general SOPs as needed, and g) develop and maintain the training program at CellCarta.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Train new staff on work practices, documentation, and procedures
  • Monitor the laboratory work and documentation of the assigned personnel
  • Ensure that assigned personnel have completed their documentation appropriately
  • Bring support to team members; availability to answer questions and guide staff
  • Train staff on proper work practices
  • Provide input on improvement opportunities to enhance efficiency and productivity
  • Review and update general SOPs in collaboration with management
  • Perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION

  • B.Sc. in Bioscience (Immunology)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous laboratory and training experience in a Contract Research Organization (CRO) operating to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge and experience working in a GLP, GCLP environment
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in GDP
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organization skills
  • Good leadership skills

Contracts Associate (Clinical Logistics)

Location:  Dartmouth , Nova Scotia

Clinical Logistics, a CellCarta company, was founded in 2002. Clinical Logistics has supported clinical trials in over 50 countries. The company has earned a reputation for quality and customer service excellence with some of the largest pharmaceutical companies, biotechs and CROs. Answering an unmet need in the marketplace for high quality handling of critical samples from clinical trial sites to the laboratory, CLI is positioned as a key player in clinical trial logistics with a focus on specialty specimens. Clinical Logistics services also include assembly and distribution of kits for pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) and pharmacogenomic (PG) sample collection and shipping.

CellCarta is a leading provider of specialized precision medicine laboratory services to the biopharmaceutical industry. Leveraging its integrated analytical platforms in immunology, histopathology, proteomics and genomics, as well as related specimen collection and logistics services, CellCarta supports the entire drug development cycle, from discovery to late-stage clinical trials. The company operates globally with over 700 employees in its nine facilities located in Canada, USA, Belgium, Australia, and China.

We are currently seeking a motivated candidate to fill the role of Contracts Associate, a permanent, full-time position. The Contracts Associate works with the Contracts and Business Development team and other departments to achieve daily, monthly and annual goals to support the organization. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop Scope of Work:
    • Liaise with the Sponsor.
    • Review documentation received to determine requirements of the customer.
    • Development and management of work orders and change orders required to submit proposals for projects.
    • Submit documents (inspected and approved by the Quality Assurance Associate) to the Sponsor for review and approval.
  • Communication:
    • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders including (but not limited to) Operations Associates, Project Managers, Accounting Associates and other CLI colleagues, Sponsors, sites and suppliers.
  • Accountability
    • Responsible for meeting all contract timelines as determined by CLI and the Sponsor.
    • Controls, monitors and manages the creation of contract documents to ensure quality, accuracy and timeliness.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or business
  • Previous experience working in Sales and/or an office environment would be an asset 
  • Strong attention to detail with good organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills both written and orally with all levels of staff and management
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to a fast pace and continuous improvement environment
  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint)
  • Comfortable presenting information to internal and external parties including reports and proposals.
  • Highly professional and polite with a positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and accomplish tasks in a timely manner

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work overtime as required
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on education and experience
  • Comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, life and long-term disability) available that is 50% employer paid

If you think you are the perfect fit for our team, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to info@clinicallogistics.net now!

Laboratory Automation Specialist

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

CellCarta is seeking a highly-motivated and enthusiastic Laboratory Automation Specialist for its proteomic R&D team. The Laboratory Automation Specialist is responsible for the implementation of automation technologies for bioanalytical applications, and works closely with laboratory personnel to provide automation support, to improve throughput and to optimize workflows.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To design and implement automation or semi-automation strategies, with the aim of optimizing proteomic workflows (i.e. immuno-staining, immuno-enrichment, digestion, desalting), platform throughput and/or data quality
  • To prepare method SOPs for newly automated or semi-automated procedures and to train lab personnel on the new procedures as required
  • To maintain compliance with SOPs, GLP and regulatory expectations in all procedures
  • To work with the instrumentation and equipment maintenance team to develop appropriate equipment maintenance SOPs
  • To act as a local automation resource and support to lab personnel for day-to-day operations
  • To keep up to date with current and future trends in automation relevant to bioanalysis, and to disseminate knowledge of key trends to Operations (i.e., preparation of technical briefs)
  • To participate in the evaluation and implementation of new equipment, processes and technologies by Operations

Main Requirements

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in life sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, or engineering (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Extensive knowledge and experience designing and supporting laboratory automation and liquid handling
  • Knowledge of sample processing techniques for proteomic analysis, such as immuno-enrichment, desalting and digestion techniques
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a larger collaborative team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and instrument qualification IQ, OQ and PQ
  • Good record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work
  • Experience working in industry

Bio Sample Operator - Shipping

Location:  Naperville , IL

Position Summary

CellCarta is seeking a qualified and experienced Bio Sample Operator to work closely with the Laboratory Section Head of Bio Sample Management for the logistics and tracking of clinical trial shipments.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assists in coordinating clinical sites, couriers and clients to organize, monitor and ensure the delivery of study samples or study reagents in a timely manner;
  • Checks that clinical sites and/or central laboratories send samples according to agreed shipping needs and schedule, and assists in taking corrective actions where not the case;
  • Contacts clinical sites to confirm sample collection dates and verifies pick-up is scheduled as needed;
  • Contacts couriers to schedule sample pick-ups with needed packaging material and to follow-up on the shipments tracking;
  • Assists the customs broker when needed for situations related to shipments;
  • Notifies the laboratory and scientific team of the incoming samples, their delivery status and their arrival;
  • Confirms proper shipment conditions and delivery or communicates any discrepancies or shipment non-conformities to related individuals (including clinical sites and/or clients/collaborators);
  • Compiles and evaluates temperature data reports and sends them to clients;
  • Reviews reception forms when needed;
  • Assists in ensuring that sample collection information is adequate for effective sample tracking and reconciliation;
  • Assists on preparing the outgoing shipments of samples and study reagents to clinical sites and/or clients/collaborators;
  • Maintains documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

Education & Required Qualifications

  • Associates degree, or equivalent, from an accredited college/university in a science or related field
  • Strong attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills and good sense of initiatives
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, specifically Excel
  • Knowledge of IATA regulations, preferred
  • Knowledge of international shipment requirements such as import/export permits, customs declaration, regulation agencies forms (ex. USDA, CDC), preferred
  • Experience in working in a GLP/GCLP environment is an asset;
  • Ability to work Monday through Friday 10am - 6pm daily

Gestionnaire du marketing événementiel mondial / Global Event Marketing Manager

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Gestionnaire du marketing événementiel mondial (sur site ou à distance)

Sommaire du poste

Êtes-vous prêt à avoir un impact dans un laboratoire CRO en pleine croissance et reconnu comme leader en médecine de précision ? CellCarta est à la recherche d'un gestionnaire d'événements expérimenté pour soutenir sa stratégie commerciale. Le poste est rattaché au directeur du marketing mondial et vise à offrir une expérience unique de la marque par le biais de tous les salons professionnels, symposiums, événements hybrides/virtuels et événements privés de l'entreprise. Le candidat idéal aura de l'expérience dans la gestion de salons professionnels internationaux et de tournées de présentation pour les clients. Il/elle fera preuve d'un esprit créatif, d'initiative, d'excellentes compétences en matière d'organisation et de communication, ainsi que de la capacité d'influencer les autres dans un environnement matriciel et d'une forte orientation client. Si vous vous épanouissez dans un environnement d'équipe au rythme rapide et que vous cherchez à faire la différence, ce poste est fait pour vous.


Principales responsabilités

  • En étroite collaboration avec le directeur du marketing mondial, développer et gérer la stratégie et la planification de la conférence/événement annuel.
  • En collaboration avec l'équipe de développement commercial, évaluer et recommander des parrainages de salons professionnels, et rechercher des idées créatives pour promouvoir CellCarta lors de salons professionnels et d'autres événements liés aux sciences de la vie, dans les limites du budget marketing.
  • Gérer un large éventail de salons scientifiques aux États-Unis, dans la région EMEA et en Asie. (Immuno-oncologie, maladies infectieuses, neurosciences et autres événements liés à l'immunologie).
  • Assurer la liaison avec les vendeurs et les organisateurs de salons professionnels afin d'établir une relation permanente et superviser la négociation des contrats.
  • En collaboration avec les spécialistes du contenu (marketing, développement des affaires scientifiques), élaborer des campagnes de marketing créatives pour élargir le public potentiel et la participation aux salons professionnels.
  • Gérer toutes les activités des salons professionnels (préplanification de la logistique, installation et entretien des stands sur place pendant les événements et promotion après l'événement).
  • Gérer le calendrier de travail, les calendriers, les notes de réunion, les courriels sur les événements, les plans des événements sur site.
  • Gérer le suivi de toutes les dépenses liées aux salons professionnels et effectuer toutes les autres tâches connexes qui lui sont confiées.
  • Développer et gérer les outils de communication pour tenir les différentes équipes au courant de toutes les conférences à venir et des présentations de CellCarta.
  • Evaluer le retour sur investissement des réunions/événements et faire des recommandations/suggestions pour améliorer l'efficacité des réunions futures.
  • Rendre compte des performances en informant les différentes parties prenantes internes clés (Business Development, Opérations), en organisant des réunions trimestrielles d'évaluation et en élaborant le rapport de performance de fin d'année.
     

Qualifications et exigences

  • Baccalauréat (B.A. /B.S.) ou équivalent ou discipline connexe des sciences de la vie,
  • Certification Certified Trade Show Management (CTSM) et/ou Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) de préférence,
  • +5 ans d'expérience dans la gestion de salons professionnels et d'événements clients.
  • La connaissance de l'industrie pharmaceutique et de l'industrie des sociétés de recherche sous contrat est un atout majeur,
  • Expérience approfondie de l'organisation d'événements numériques et virtuels,
  • Compréhension des marques d'entreprise et traduction de l'expérience des clients en une expérience événementielle unique,
  • Expérience avérée dans les opérations de marketing B2B,
  • Excellente expérience en gestion de projet - plateformes de gestion d'événements,
  • La connaissance de salesforce.com et de PARDOT est un plus,
  • Expérience de la gestion de budget et du suivi financier,
  • Disponibilité pour voyager jusqu'à 30% au niveau national et international


Compétences

  • Capacité à prendre des décisions avec un minimum de supervision et à travailler de manière indépendante,
  • Compétences d'excellence démontrées en matière de leadership, telles que le travail d'équipe, la flexibilité et la volonté de remettre en question le statu quo,
  • Esprit créatif et attitude positive,
  • Expérience de l'exécution et du respect des engagements,
  • Capacité à travailler dans un environnement où le rythme est soutenu et où la rapidité, la précision et la qualité ne sont jamais compromises,        
  • Capacité à réagir rapidement aux situations et à travailler sous pression et dans des délais serrés,
  • Excellentes aptitudes à la communication verbale et écrite.

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Global Event Marketing Manager (on-site or remote)

Summary

Are you ready to make an impact in a growing CRO laboratory recognized as leader in precision medicine? CellCarta is looking for an experienced event manager to support its commercial strategy. The position reports to the Global Marketing Director and focuses on delivering a unique brand experience through all industry tradeshows, symposiums, hybrid/virtual events and company private events. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing worldwide corporate tradeshows and client roadshows. She/he will demonstrate a creative mindset, initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills as well as the ability to influence others in a matrixed environment and strong customer orientation. If you thrive in a fast-paced team environment and are looking to make a difference, this is the position for you.
 

Main Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Global Marketing Director, develop and manage the annual conference/event strategy and planning.
  • In collaboration with the Business Development team, assess and recommend tradeshows sponsorships, and research creative ideas to promote CellCarta at tradeshows and other life science events within the scope of the marketing budget.
  • Manage a wide scope of scientific tradeshows in USA, EMEA and Asia. (Immune-oncology, infectious diseases, neurosciences and other immunology-related events).
  • Liaise with vendors and tradeshow organizers to establish on-going relationship and supervise contract negotiation.
  • In collaboration with content specialists (marketing, scientific business development), develop creative marketing campaigns to expand the potential audience and attendance at the tradeshows.
  • Manage all tradeshows activities(pre planning the logistics, on-site booth set-up and maintenance during the events and post event promotion).
  • Manage work back schedule, calendars, meeting notes, event emails, on-site event plans.
  • Manage tracking of all tradeshow expenses and perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • Develop and manage communication tools to keep the different teams updated on all upcoming conferences and CellCarta’s presentations.
  • Evaluate the ROI from meetings/events and make recommendations/suggestions to enhance the effectiveness of future meetings.
  • Report on performance by keeping the different internal key stakeholders informed (Business Development, Operations), organizing quarterly review meetings and developing end-of-year performance report.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent or related life sciences discipline,
  • Certified Trade Show Management (CTSM) and/or Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certification preferred,
  • +5 years related experience in managing tradeshows and client events.
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and CRO industry, a strong asset,
  • Extensive experience in delivering digital and virtual events,
  • Understanding of corporate brands and translating the clients experience into a unique event experience,
  • Proven track record in B2B marketing operations,
  • Excellent project management experience – event management platforms,
  • Knowledge of salesforce.com and PARDOT is a plus,
  • Experience with budget management and financial tracking,
  • Availability to travel up to 30% domestically and internationally,

Skills

  • Ability to take direction with minimal supervision and to work independently,
  • Demonstrated excellence leadership competencies such as teamwork, flexibility and willingness to challenge the status quo,
  • Creative mindset and can-do attitude,
  • Track record of strong execution and delivery on commitments,
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where timeliness, accuracy, and quality are never compromised,        
  • Ability to respond to situations quickly and work under pressure and tight deadlines,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Scientist, R&D

Location:  Fremont , CA

Summary

The role of an R&D Scientist is to develop and implement new cell-based assays and biomarker profiling strategies focused on single cell analysis by flow cytometry. Knowledge of human Immunology and flow cytometry experience is preferable. Scientists in this role should enjoy technical troubleshooting and optimization of methods. They should expect to work on a diverse range of projects mainly for external clients, often several in parallel, as opposed to diving deeply into a single area of focus. The role requires critical thinking to analyze and interpret data, and creativity to design experiments and search literature and the web for new solutions or assay strategies. R&D Scientists are expected to work as part of a larger team by contributing their unique training experiences and problem-solving approaches to the group. Opportunities to present to clients and manage a team comes with experience on the job.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop, troubleshoot, and deploy assays for biomarker profiling, compound screening, and preclinical sample analysis
  • Conduct complex assays in whole blood, PBMCs, and other sample types working at Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) and below
  • Analyze and interpret data, prepare clear and concise deliverables to clients (raw & summarized data, graphs, slides, reports, etc.)
  • Plan studies, manage project timelines, and communicate frequently and effectively with clients about study progress or setbacks
  • Accountable for scientific and technical quality of assigned studies
  • Train and/or manage Research Associates
  • Remain current in Immunology and techniques for analysis of immune populations including flow cytometry or other platforms

Main Requirements

  • M.Sc. with pharma/biotech/CRO experience or Ph.D. in Immunology or a related life sciences field (e.g., Cell Biology, Microbiology, Virology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology).
  • Current knowledge of human Immunology is preferable.
  • Experience working with primary blood cells, designing multi-color flow cytometry panels, and analysis of flow cytometry data is an asset. Experience with other immune monitoring methodologies could be beneficial.

 

Skills

  • Critical and creative thinker skilled in experimental design and data analysis/interpretation
  • Clear communicator with service mindset willing to work with diverse client personality types
  • Collaborative worker excited to engage external clients and internal team members
  • Time management and organizational skills to handle multiple studies simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and record keeping
  • Ability to train more junior researchers
  • Command of Microsoft Office products, especially experience working with data in Excel or other software packages

Working Conditions

  • The role is predominantly conducted in a laboratory setting
  • Must be willing to perform duties in Biosafety Level (BSL) 1 and 2 facilities where biological samples may be infected with potentially hazardous pathogens such as HIV, HCV, or CMV
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions
  • Flexible schedule is a plus for occasions when important samples arrive later in the day

Scientist - Assay Development

Location:  Fremont , CA

We are CellCarta.

As a global Contract Research Organization Laboratory to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services.  We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

Resulting from our exponential growth, we are in search of a Scientist for our Assay Development Department.

SUMMARY
The Assay Development Scientist at CellCarta develops and implements novel approaches for cell-based assays including flow cytometry. Equally important is the responsibility to serve as a technical and scientific resource for the assay development team.  The Assay Development Scientist will work to establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and is expected to remain current on advances in the field of immunology regarding standardization and validation while overseeing experimental testing design.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and qualify new assays for clinical deployment (multi-parametric immune monitoring assays, using whole blood or PBMCs).
  • Perform work within specified timelines, proactively communicate any failure to meet timelines
  • Working closely with Research Associates, conduct development experiments.
  • Draft SOPs;
  • Record associated documentation relevant to the tasks in Laboratory Journal and Internal Database per SOP, applicable GLP regulations, and GCLP guidelines.
  • Perform in-depth data analysis and interpretation for each experiment performed
  • Present summaries of analysis results and interpretation in a professional, clear and concise manner
  • Communicate effectively with Principal Scientist assigned to each specific project.
  • Support the Principal Scientist assigned to each specific project.

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology or in Cancer.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Experience designing and optimizing flow cytometry panels (at least 10 colors) for applications such as immunophenotyping, receptor occupancy, intracellular staining and phospho-flow cytometry;
  • Good knowledge of Human Blood sample processing, cell cryopreservation techniques, cell culture techniques and antibody staining procedures;
  • Strong experience in PBMC isolation (Ficoll, SepMate)
  • Hands-on experience operating and troubleshooting flow cytometers (BD Fortessa, BD LSRII, BD Lyric, Guava)
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Ability to prioritize and to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Responsible, organized, and rigorous work habits with diligent attention to detail and work product.
  • Natural ability to work collaboratively on a team or independently when required.
  • Comfortable working in a GLP environment.

Laboratory Maintenance Coordinator

Location:  Fremont , CA

We are CellCarta.

As a global Contract Research Organization Laboratory to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services.  We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

Resulting from our exponential growth, we are searching for an Laboratory Maintenance Coordinator. Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with tasks related to keeping an orderly and functional laboratory under GLP compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and maintain laboratory equipment/ instruments per SOP, perform required maintenance/cleaning/troubleshooting/minor repair on basic laboratory equipment as needed (refrigerator/freezer, water bath, incubator, centrifuge, etc.) and complete associated documentation.
  • Assist with the management of maintenance schedules and review of related documentation.
  • Assist the laboratory with basic tasks (glassware cleaning, replace liquid nitrogen tanks and gas tanks, re-stock lab consumable supplies, etc.).
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned including but not limited to performance of property checks, maintenance of service contracts on lab equipment and monitoring inventory levels.
  • Serve as a primary or backup emergency responder for all program-monitored equipment.
  • May be required to work outside of regular working hours.

Education

  • B.Sc in Biology/biochemistry (or equivalent education discipline)

Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in scientific operations support and/or laboratory management is required.
  • Experience working in industry environment is a plus.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Follow GLP guidelines, SOPs and standards for continuous quality improvement objectives, safety, environmental regulations.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and resourcefulness skills.
  • Good record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook.
  • Very good communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Positive, professional attitude and willingness to take initiative.

Trainer - Clinical Laboratories

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

The trainer is responsible for training new staff on work practices, documentation and CellCarta procedures, monitor the laboratory work and documentation of the personnel, ensure that personnel have completed their documentation appropriately, bring support to team members as needed, provide input on improvement opportunities, review and update general SOPs as needed, and develop and maintain the training program as CellCarta

Main Responsibilities

  • Train new staff on work practices, documentation, and procedures
  • Monitor the laboratory work and documentation of the assigned personnel
  • Ensure that assigned personnel have completed their documentation appropriately
  • Bring support to team members; availability to answer questions and guide staff
  • Train staff on proper work practices
  • Provide input on improvement opportunities to enhance efficiency and productivity
  • Review and update general SOPs in collaboration with management
  • Must perform other duties as assigned.

Education

  • Bachelor degree in Bioscience

Main Requirements

  • Previous laboratory and training experience in a Contract Research Organization (CRO) operating to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge and experience working in a GLP, GCLP environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Bilingual - spoken and written to ensure clear communication with staff members

Manager, Manufacturing

Location:  Dartmouth , Nova Scotia

Clinical Logistics, founded in 2002, is a CellCarta company. Clinical Logistics has supported clinical trials in over 50 countries. The company has earned a reputation for quality and customer service excellence with some of the largest pharmaceutical companies, biotechs and CROs. Answering an unmet need in the marketplace for high quality handling of critical samples from clinical trial sites to the laboratory, CLI is positioned as a key player in clinical trial logistics with a focus on specialty specimens. Clinical Logistics services also include assembly and distribution of kits for pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) and pharmacogenomic (PG) sample collection and shipping.

CellCarta is a leading provider of specialized precision medicine laboratory services to the biopharmaceutical industry. Leveraging its integrated analytical platforms in immunology, histopathology, proteomics and genomics, as well as related specimen collection and logistics services, CellCarta supports the entire drug development cycle, from discovery to late-stage clinical trials. The company operates globally with over 700 employees in its nine facilities located in Canada, USA, Belgium, Australia, and China.

Clinical Logistics is currently seeking an experienced and motivated candidate to fill the role of Manufacturing Manager.

Manufacturing at Clinical Logistics involves utilizing various pre-manufactured components that are purchased in bulk from different suppliers. The manufacturing, also called Kit Assembly, process begins with re-packaging these bulk components into Production Work Order specified combinations and quantities of components to produce “Kits”. The specific combinations and quantities of components in each type of kit are recorded in our ERP Bill of Materials module. The assembled kits represent the end product of our manufacturing process.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule and manage production processes;
  • Lead continuous improvement in manufacturing by analysis of ERP setup; equipment layout, workflow, assembly methods and work force utilization;
  • Monitor quality controls to ensure orders are consistently completed with 100% accuracy;
  • Evaluate and monitor manufacturing KPI to effectively measure volume and quality;
  • Identify goal and objective relevant KPI;
  • Monitor resource utilization level to maintain optimal manufacturing efficiency and staffing;
  • Conduct time and cost analysis of processes;
  • Work with Finance and Purchasing to plan material purchases and set inventory levels for optimal warehouse efficiency;
  • Manage budgets and forecasts against actual results;
  • Train and mentor operations staff, conduct formal and informal performance reviews;
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory and quality requirements including Occupational Health and Safety.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in maintenance and implementation of ERP modules in material procurement; materials handling and storage; manufacturing;
  • Five to ten years of experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Knowledge in Lean Manufacturing practices or Good Manufacturing Processes is an asset;
  • Experience in a quality focused manufacturing environment and preferably in an ISO certified, or certified under other quality standards, environment is an asset;
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills; strong attention to details;
  • Demonstrable leadership skills;
  • Experience managing staff, aligning resources and conducting performance management;
  • Excellent communication and time management skills;
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, comfortable with change.
  • Competency with various computer programs and related equipment;
  • Experience in reviewing and managing budgets and forecasts;
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles;

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work overtime as required;
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on education, experience and skill level
  • 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance)

Scientifique - Préparation d'échantillons

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Sommaire

Le titulaire du poste jouera un rôle clé en exécutant une variété de techniques telles que l’immuno-déplétion, la digestion et l'analyse par SCX et par chromatographie HPRP sur une variété de liquides biologiques et des échantillons de tissus suivant des procédures opérationnelles standardisées (POS) ainsi que les bonnes pratiques de laboratoire (BPL).

Responsabilités principales

  • Préparer des échantillons biologiques pour l’analyse par spectrométrie de masse;
  • Effectuer le travail en suivant des POS ainsi que d’autres procédures de R& D;
  • Participer à la résolution de problèmes;
  • Documenter le travail effectué selon les BPL et autres normes en vigueur;
  • Monitorer la performance des instruments utilisés et consigner les informations dans les registres appropriés;
  • Effectuer des tâches de laboratoire générales;
  • Préparer et vérifier des procédures de R&D;
  • Effectuer le travail dans un environnement BPL et occasionnellement en niveau de confinement 2.

Compétences et expériences requises

  • B.Sc. ou M.Sc. en sciences de la vie, chimie ou biochimie (ou champ connexe).
  • Minimum de 3 ans d’expérience pertinente;
  • Connaissance et expérience de techniques de préparation d’échantillons telles que l’immuno-déplétion, la digestion et l’extraction sur phase solide
  • Connaissance et expérience avec des techniques de chromatographie (e.g. utilisation d’instruments de HPLC)
  • Connaissance et compréhension des normes BPL en vigueur;
  • Excellente gestion de temps et organisation afin de rencontrer les échéanciers dans un environnement très dynamique;
  • Capacité à travailler de façon autonome et en équipe;
  •  Capacité à préparer de grands nombres d’échantillons de manière reproductible;
  • Bonnes pratiques de documentation, souci du détail, minutie et engagement à effectuer un travail de qualité;
  •  Expérience de travail dans l’industrie .

Scientist - Sample Processing

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Summary

CellCarta 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).

Main Responsabilities

  • 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

Main Requirements

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in life sciences, chemistry or biochemistry (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge of sample processing for proteomics analysis, such as immuno-depletion and digestion techniques
  • Knowledge and experience with chromatography-based techniques (eg., operating HPLC instruments)
  • 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.

Senior Front End Developer

Location:  Fremont , CA

Position Summary

Located within the CellCarta contract research organization, the CellEngine team develops and delivers a Web-based, Software as a Service (SaaS) flow cytometry analysis platform to users around the world. We’re seeking a senior front end developer to help continue development of the application. Our team is small (six people) and entirely remote. We push browsers to the limits of their capabilities, which makes development both fun and challenging. CellEngine is used by biomedical researchers to make critical scientific decisions, which makes it both rewarding to develop and demanding of attention to detail. CellEngine is closed-source, but opportunities exist to contribute to open source software.

Main Responsibilities

  • Implement new features and bugfixes.
  • Contribute to the design of features.
  • Engage in code reviews.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or other science, technology, engineering or math, preferred.
  • No background in biology required.

Main Requirements

  • At least five years of professional software development experience or equivalent preferred.
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Extensive experience writing complex UIs, including code organization, state management and using a component-based UI framework such as Vue or React.
  • Experience with performance optimization, including profiling and memory management.
  • Experience with automated testing.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Location and working hours are flexible, but must be able to engage with the rest of the team during North American working hours.

No visa sponsorship provided. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Research Assistant I

Location:  Sydney , New South Wales

Position Summary

The incumbent will work within a team dedicated to the characterization of cellular (ELISPOT and various flow cytometry assays such as PBMC phenotyping, and the detection of intracellular cytokines, etc.) and humoral (ELISA tests, Luminex, viral neutralization tests, etc.) response.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform tests according to current procedures;
  • Manage reagent orders and inventory required to perform assays;
  • Participate in the joint technical management of the laboratory;
  • Respect laboratory’s current standards apply quality system procedures and participate in the implementation and improvement of quality documents;
  • Take part in the laboratory’s internal training activities. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree in biology, immunology or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years of laboratory experience
  • 1 year of hands on experience in flow cytometry
  • Solid theoretical and practical knowledge of immunology related techniques
  • Experience in cell culture and manipulation of infectious material in BL2 + environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be motivated to actively participate in the implementation and continuous improvement of the laboratory process
  • Ability to work within a normative framework (GLP) and apply sound document management practices (SOP)
  • Need to be comfortable in a fast pace environment with a lot of change.

Working Conditions

  • Must be comfortable working in a BL2 laboratory.

Flow Cytometry Specialist

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary:

The Flow Cytometry Specialist is responsible for ensuring the maintenance and the proper operation of the flow cytometers The Flow Cytometry Specialist acts as the technical resources for flow cytometry data acquisition and analysis and for laboratory and scientific team using the flow cytometry platform.  The Flow Cytometry Specialist is also responsible for managing the proficiency testing program at CellCarta Biosciences S.A.

Reporting to : Flow Cytometry Unit Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the maintenance of the flow cytometers in accordance with the established procedures; ensures completion and review of documentation and forms related to the maintenance and operation of flow cytometers;
  • Ensures the proper use of the flow cytometers by all operators; provides training and mentoring for the users;
  • Acts as a technical expert for cytometry troubleshooting;
  • Interacts with vendors and field service engineers; in case of technical problems, makes appropriate follow-ups with the supplier technical service; ensures appropriate documentation of all malfunctions and technical interventions on the instruments;
  • Acts as technical resource for the acquisition and analysis of cytometry data;
  • Responsible for on-site implementation of multi-site procedures, QC, inter-equipment qualification, and instrument standardization;
  • Manages the proficiency testing program at Caprion and reports observations to management;
  • Acts as subject matter expert for flow cytometry-related software and instrument validations;
  • Writes procedures as required;
  • Maintains study-related and instrument-related documentation as per GLP/GCLP and regulatory guidance;
  • Participates in the preparation and conduct of client or regulatory body audits.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Conditions of the Current Position:

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in BSL2 environment;
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Caprion Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.

Education:

B.Sc or M.Sc. in life sciences or equivalent, preferably in immunology.

Experience:

A minimum of 4 years of experience or equivalent working with cytometer settings as well as multi-parametric flow cytometry analysis.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Thorough technical knowledge of cytometer equipment;
  • Thorough technical knowledge of flow cytometer settings, as well as data analysis;
  • Knowledge of proficiency testing programs;
  • Good communication skills (oral and written);
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Good knowledge of GLP regulations;
  • Skill to solve problem and to work in a multi-tasking environment;
  • Strong computer proficiency in systems such as: FlowJo, Diva, etc;
  • Effective organizational skills, flexibility and ability to prioritize tasks.

Technical Accounting Manager

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

The Technical Accounting Manager is responsible for leading the implementation of US GAAP accounting across our global organization. This includes drafting US GAAP compliant policies to address financial transactions and operationalizing these polices across global business processes. This role includes a strong focus on revenue recognition for complex customer contracts and new services, and has direct responsibility for monthly revenue accounting, reconciliation and reporting activities.

The Technical Accounting Manager leads harmonization of global accounting processes and improvement initiatives and partners with global accounting, finance, and commercial teams.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads the preparation, implementation and maintenance of CellCarta’s global accounting policies and ensures financial statements comply with US GAAP
  • Leads US GAAP policy harmonization globally with a focus on process improvement
  • Ensures revenue accounting for customer contracts, amendments, products and services is aligned with US GAAP
  • Leads internal contract set-up and revenue relevant processes cross functionally to ensure processes are in place and evidence exits to support revenue recognition policies and accurate and timely invoicing, collections and reporting
    • Ensures master data set-up, billing documentation and cross entity intercompany transactions are managed appropriately
    • Maintains repository for customer contracts, contract summary extracts
  • Prepares revenue related monthly accounting entries, reconciliations and reporting for revenue recognition in accordance with US GAAP policies, actively participates in monthly closing activities
  • Maintains SOX controls documentation and compliance including the ongoing design and documentation of key controls
  • Provides and interprets data and policy approach for the company’s independent external auditors to ensure the execution of a high quality audit
  • Promotes and supports effective lateral communication and coordination across groups, both internally and external to the corporate accounting function

Knowledge and Skills

  • Expertise in US GAAP / IFRS technical accounting and conversion, including:
    • Revenue recognition
    • Software accounting and capitalization
    • Foreign currency translation
    • Embedded derivatives
    • Interest rate and fx hedges/swaps/etc
    • Fair market value accounting
    • Goodwill and intangible asset impairments
    • Purchase price allocations
    • Segment reporting
    • Lease accounting
    • Debt accounting including deferred issuance costs
    • Non-GAAP adjustments and disclosures
  • Expertise in internal controls to ensure financial statements are free from material error, the company’s assets exist and are safeguarded, and liabilities are recorded or disclosed
  • Possesses the attributes of CellCarta’s finance competency model particularly in the areas of critical thing and analysis, decision making, drive for results, and project management
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of software (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.), MS Dynamics, SAP or Oracle ERP experience is a plus
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliverables
  • Ability to collaborate and influence cross functionally with various levels within the organization

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting or Finance
  • Public accounting experience and CPA required
  • Typically requires 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, ideally in a CRO or pharmaceutical organization, technical accounting role or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Associé(e) de planification du programme

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Résumé du poste

CellCarta recherche un(e) associé(e) qualifié(e) et expérimenté(e) pour travailler en étroite collaboration avec nos gestionnaires de programmes, les équipes scientifiques et opérationnelles, et les services de soutien afin de suivre toutes les études à venir et en cours, en veillant de manière proactive à ce que les jalons prédéterminés soient respectés et que les données/rapports soient remis à nos clients dans les délais impartis.


Principales responsabilités

  • Travailler avec l'équipe du programmes et les équipes scientifiques et opérationnelles pour planifier les échéanciers des études à venir
  • Travailler avec tous les groupes pour suivre le statut des études
  • Effectuer un suivi proactif auprès des groupes concernés pour s'assurer qu'ils ont livré ou qu'ils livreront à leurs dates prédéterminées
  • Signaler à la direction les cas où les dates de livraison sont ou semblent être en danger de ne pas être respectées
  • Contrôler la livraison en temps voulu des données/rapports aux clients et fournir régulièrement des rapports statistiques
  • Tenir à jour les traqueurs de la gestion du programme sur une base continue
  • Soutenir la gestion du programme avec d'autres tâches selon les besoins


Exigences principales

  • 3+ ans d'expérience, de préférence dans un CRO ou biotechnologie
  • Forte attention aux détails et capacité à réaliser un travail de bonne qualité
  • Excellentes compétences en matière de gestion du temps et d'organisation pour respecter les délais dans un environnement en constante évolution
  • Compétences interpersonnelles et de communication efficaces
  • Excellente tenue de dossiers
  • Capacité à travailler de manière autonome ainsi qu'au sein d'une équipe
  • Attitude positive, professionnelle et capacité à prendre des initiatives, débrouillardise
  • Bilingue - anglais et français
  • Maîtrise de la suite MS Office, en particulier Excel, MS Project est un atout
  • Une expérience préalable de la planification d'études dans un organisme de recherche sous contrat préclinique et/ou clinique est un atout.

Laboratory Technician

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Laboratory Technician

Summary
The laboratory technician provides support in experiment preparation (solutions, consumables, labels) and in samples and solution preparation. He participates in the maintenance and upkeep of equipment, in the reception of reagent and material, and inventories. The laboratory technician is working in a GLP environment.

Main Responsibilities
• Performs sample preparation such as cell isolation from blood sample, cryopreservation, thawing, counting;
• Provides general support in experiment preparation such as plastic identification and labels preparation;
• Prepares solutions and reagent aliquots;
• Performs equipment maintenance, calibration, and cleaning;
• Replenishes stocks materials and perform inventories;
• Performs files archiving.

Education
• DEC in Laboratory Technology, preferably with a biotechnology specialization.

Main Requirements
• 1-year experience in laboratory;
• Experience in working with a biological safety cabinet using sterile conditions;
• Experience in working with PBMC (isolation by Ficoll or CPT, cryopreservation, thawing, counting with hemocytometer);
• Experience in a GLP/GCLP environment an asset;
• Organized and rigorous in the conduct of their work;
• Good record keeping skills and attention to detail;
• Dynamic, and motivated.

Technicien de laboratoire

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Technicien de laboratoire

Sommaire du poste
Le technicien de laboratoire fournit un soutien dans la préparation d’expériences (solutions, consommables, étiquettes) et dans la préparation d’échantillons et de solutions. Il/elle effectuera des expériences en laboratoire conformément aux méthodes PON. Les tâches supplémentaires comprendront également (mais sans s’y limiter) l’entretien, la maintenance des équipements, la réception des réactifs et du matériel, ainsi que l’inventaire. Le technologiste médical travaillera dans un environnement BPL et CAP/CLIA.

Principales responsabilités
• Prépare les échantillons selon différentes techniques: isolation cellulaire à partir d’échantillons sanguin, comptage, décongélation, cryopréservation;
• Apporte un support général dans la préparation des expériences tel que l’identification des plastiques et la préparation des étiquettes;
• Prépare les solutions et les aliquotes de réactifs;
• Fait la maintenance, la calibration et le nettoyage des équipements;
• S’assure de remplir les stocks lorsque vide et fait l’inventaire;
• S’occupe de l’archivage.

Formation requise
• DEC en Technique de laboratoire, d’analyse biomédicale ou équivalent.

Compétences et expérience requises
• 1 an d’expérience en laboratoire;
• Expérience de travail avec une armoire de sécurité biologique dans des conditions stériles;
• Expérience de travail avec les PBMC (isolement par Ficoll ou CPT, cryoconservation, décongélation, comptage avec hémocytomètre);
• Expérience dans un environnement BPL/GCLP, un atout;
• Être organisé et rigoureux dans son travail;
• Capacité à bien documenter son travail et souci du détail;
• Dynamique, et motivé.

Clinical Project Manager

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

We are currently recruiting a Clinical Project Manager

Department: Clinical Operations

Based in

Wilrijk, Antwerp (Belgium)

Function


We'd love to find a Clinical Project Manager to help us serve our sophisticated customers
while adhering to our rigorous but sensible procedures.
As a Clinical Project Manager (CPM) you learn the entire business model and you
will usually be the first to discover what our customers need. As a CPM, you’re ultimately
responsible for embodying 3T’s. Always keep the project on Task, on Track and on Time.

You will need to be comfortable doing the following:
• Listen well to the customer and build relationships to establish client satisfaction
• Manage yourself well under pressure
• Prioritize being effective over being right
• Be willing to transform yourself

If you are organized, analytically minded, possess a solid technical background and will thrive
in our dynamic, high complexity environment, this might just be the role you are looking for.

Purpose of the function

To drive and manage projects with internal stakeholders and external customers (pharma and biotech partners in oncology) in order to deliver results on time in full and in agreement with the HistoGeneX Quality System. CPMs have project management skills and are able to hold scientific discussions with the sponsor in relation to the project. CPMs are part of the Clinical Operation group.

Major responsibilities

The CPM is responsible for the delivery of clinical projects within the agreed scope, time and budget, primarily by coordinating a multitude of tasks performed by internal and external partners. The CPM ensures that the project is accomplished within the quality system of HGX. His/Her responsibility starts when a clinical project is granted to HGX and finishes when the project is delivered to the sponsor, study properly archived and final invoicing prepared.

Additional responsibilities are:

• Manage clinical studies from initiation, all the way through close-out and archiving, including reporting, in compliance with GCP guidelines and regulations

• Review of all required essential documents necessary for study initiation and ensure audit ready study files throughout the duration of the study

• Prepare and/or approve design sample flows; study trackers; Bio-Analytical Report; and other required documents for clinical studies

• Study budget control

• Maintain and document professional communication with the sponsor; cross functional project team and management throughout the duration of the study

• Chairing sponsor calls

Profile

Required education

A Master degree in Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical Biology, Medicine or similar expertise through experience.

Qualification and Skills

The Clinical Project Manager uses an arsenal of skills to successfully perform the required tasks. On your first day, we'll expect you to have:

• 2+ years of project management, and/or CRA (clinical research associate) experience, or a history of working with histo-technology laboratories

• A great curiosity and a learning appetite that is layered on top of a humble and teachable spirit

• Prior success managing (complex) projects to completion with rave reviews and can pull off that delicate balancing act of prioritizing multiple opportunities

• Pro-level communication skills, proficient in English language, including writing and articulating your case

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Excellent organizational skills and able to multi-task

• Positive and energetic attitude

• Able to take initiative, be adaptable, and strive in a dynamic environment

• Diligence and strong attention to detail

• Ability to work independently and as a team member

• Possesses critical thinking and problem solving skills

• Customer and Project Manager service oriented

• A solution mindset and an unrelenting stick-with-it outlook

It's great, but not required, if you have:

• Experience in cancer research, understanding of the clinical laboratory, assay/instrument principles involving in vitro diagnostic product design and usage, and the scientific, statistical, regulatory and compliance requirements of clinical research

• Operated in CAP, CLIA, GCP environments and have a working knowledge of EMEA and/or FDA guidelines related to clinical trials

• Programming and validation of data experience

• Worked in global locations

What can we offer

We offer an exciting and challenging full-time position in a multinational environment where customer focus and innovation are key business values. You will receive thorough on-the-job-training.

Research Assistant - Flow Cytometry Unit

Location:  Baulkham Hills , New South Wales

Summary

The Research Assistant prepares, coordinates and performs multi-parametric flow cytometry assays according to the established procedures and regulations (SOP, GLP).

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform multi-parametric flow cytometry experiments;
  • Prepares and reviews required documentation for experimentation;
  • Leads flow cytometry studies (documentation, schedule, reagents, inventories, resources, etc.);
  • Participates in the validation of complex methods (multi-parametric);
  • Writes Method SOP;
  • Records associated documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

Required Expertise and Skills

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc.in Life Sciences, preferably in Immunology.
  • 3 years experience as a Research Assistant (or equivalent experience working with flow cytometry platforms)
  • PBMC isolation and handling
  • Multi-parametric flow cytometry assays (phenotyping, ICS, CFSE);
  • ELISpot an asset;
  • Previous experience working within a GLP/GCLP environment;
  • Organized, rigorous and autonomous in the conduct of their work;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the English language sufficient to write and carry out procedures and protocols

Spécialiste - Marketing numérique / Digital Marketing Specialist

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Sommaire du poste

CellCarta est à la recherche d'un spécialiste - marketing numérique pour aider à développer ses activités et sa clientèle. Relevant du Directrice Marketing, vous dirigerez et exécuterez toutes les campagnes numériques à l'aide des outils d'automatisation du marketing et de CRM. Le/la candidat(e) idéal(e) est autonome et s'efforce de fournir des résultats commerciaux tout en s'améliorant continuellement. Si vous êtes dynamique et créatif et pouvez coordonner les livrables dans un environnement à rythme rapide dans un secteur en croissance rapide, ce rôle est pour vous. En tant que membre de l'équipe des opérations de vente et du marketing, vous aiderez également à éduquer et à soutenir nos équipes internes sur les nouvelles initiatives de plates-formes de publicité / marketing numériques et à fournir un soutien à l'équipe de marketing sur diverses campagnes et initiatives de publicité afin de promouvoir les percées dans le secteur des CRO .

Principales responsabilités

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec la directrice marketing et le spécialiste du contenu scientifique pour développer et exécuter toutes les campagnes numériques
  • Diriger nos efforts d'automatisation du marketing, gérer l'exécution de campagnes numériques B2B pour atteindre les objectifs clés de CellCarta en utilisant Salesforce et PARDOT
  • Soutenir et exécuter des campagnes de médias numériques B2B (SEM / SEO, Paid Social & Display, Email Marketing et Social Medias) pour augmenter le trafic Web et la génération de leads
  • Développer et maintenir l'architecture de campagne dans PARDOT pour divers scénarios commerciaux
  • Utilisez l'automatisation pour planifier et exécuter des campagnes PARDOT goutte à goutte afin de soutenir notre stratégie de lead nurturing
  • Créer et gérer des flux de travail d'automatisation et des listes de segments pour personnaliser les campagnes pour des publics ciblés sur des segments de marché spécifiques
  • Analyser et rapporter les performances de la campagne; élaborer des plans de test A / B pour améliorer la réponse.
  • Collaborer avec l'équipe marketing pour développer et maintenir un calendrier de campagne mondial
  • Développer un contenu numérique créatif unique dans divers formats (vidéos, gif animé, bannières, infographies) et possibilité de modifier du contenu avec des appels à l'action qui stimulent l'engagement
  • Responsable du développement, de la maintenance et des améliorations du site Web de l'entreprise, et fournir des recommandations pour améliorer le parcours client
  • Rapport sur les indicateurs clés de la campagne, y compris la création de rapports ad hoc et mensuels
  • Effectuer les tâches de gestion de campagne selon les besoins

Qualifications et exigences

  • Baccalauréat en marketing, marketing numérique ou dans un domaine pertinent
  • Minimum de 2 à 4 ans d’expérience dans un poste de marketing numérique / entrant B2B à temps plein
  • Utilisateur expert de Pardot / Salesforce
  • Expérience de la création et de l'exécution de plusieurs campagnes avec compréhension du parcours client (la compréhension du processus de développement de médicaments est un atout)
  • Connaissance de l'industrie pharmaceutique et de l'industrie CRO, un atout majeur
  • Solide expérience dans l'exécution et l'analyse de SEO / SEM, affichage / médias payants, médias sociaux (LinkedIN, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo) et campagnes de marketing par courriel
  • Forte expertise en gestion de projets de développement Web, expérience en CMS (WordPress et autres CMS)
  • Bonne connaissance de l'analyse de données (par exemple, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, SEMRush, etc.)
  • Certification Google Analytics et certification Google Ads, un atout
  • Connaissances avancées en HTML / CSS
  • Forte expertise avec Adobe Creative Suite / Creative Cloud - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Compétences

  • Capacité à prendre la direction avec un minimum de supervision, à travailler de manière autonome et à avoir un esprit d'équipe positif
  • Antécédents de bonne exécution et de livraison des engagements
  • Capacité à rédiger, éditer et adapter du contenu convaincant pour les canaux numériques (un atout)
  • Grand souci du détail et capacité à réagir rapidement aux situations
  • Solides compétences analytiques et de gestion de projet
  • Excellentes compétences de communication verbale et écrite

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Summary

CellCarta is looking for a digital marketing specialist to help grow its businesses and client base. Reporting to the Marketing Director, you will lead and execute all digital campaigns using marketing automation and CRM tools. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and strives on delivering business results while continuously improving. If you are dynamic and creative and can coordinate deliverables in a fast-pace environment in a rapidly growing industry, this role is for you. As a member of the Sales Operations and Marketing team, you will also help educate and support our internal teams on new digital advertising/marketing platforms initiatives and provide support to the marketing team on various campaigns and advertisements initiatives to promote breakthrough work in the CRO industry.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Marketing Director and Scientific Content Specialist to develop and execute all digital campaigns
  • Lead our marketing automation efforts, manage the execution of B2B digital campaigns to achieve CellCarta’s key objectives using Salesforce and PARDOT
  • Support and execute B2B digital media campaigns (SEM/SEO, Paid Social & Display, Email Marketing and Social Medias) to increase web traffic and lead generation
  • Develop and maintain campaign architecture in PARDOT for various business scenarios
  • Use automation to plan and execute PARDOT drip campaigns to support our lead nurturing strategy
  • Create and manage automation workflows and segment lists to tailor campaigns for targeted audiences across specific market segments
  • Analyze and report campaign performance; develop A/B test plans to improve response.
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop and maintain a global campaign calendar
  • Develop unique creative digital content in various formats (videos, animated gif, banners, infographics) and ability to edit content with calls to action that drives engagement     
  • Responsible for the development, maintenance, and improvements of the corporate website, and provide recommendations to improve customer journey
  • Report on key campaign metrics, including creating ad hoc and monthly reports
  • Perform campaign management tasks as needed

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Digital Marketing or relevant field
  • Minimum of 2-4 yrs of experience in a full time B2B digital /inbound marketing role
  • Expert Pardot/Salesforce user
  • Experience in creating and executing multiple campaigns with understanding of customer journey (understanding of the drug development process is an asset)
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and CRO industry, a strong asset
  • Strong experience in executing and analyzing SEO/SEM, display/paid media, social media (LinkedIN, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo) and email marketing campaigns
  • Strong expertise in web development project management experience, CMS experience (WordPress and other CMS)
  • Well versed in data analytics (e.g., Google Analytics, Google Search Console, SEMRush etc.)
  • Google Analytics Certification and Google Ads Certification a plus
  • Advanced HTML/CSS knowledge
  • Strong expertise with Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Skills

  • Ability to take direction with minimal supervision, work independently and is a positive team player
  • Track record of strong execution and delivery of commitments
  • Ability to write, edit and adapt compelling content for digital channels (an asset)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to respond to situations quickly
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Research Assistant I - Evening & Weekend Shift

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

Reporting to the Group Leader, the incumbent will work within a team dedicated to the characterization of cellular ( various flow cytometry assays such as PBMC phenotyping, and the detection of intracellular cytokines, etc.) and humoral (ELISA tests, Luminex, viral neutralization tests, etc.) response.

Main responsibilities:

  • Perform tests according to current procedures;
  • Manage reagent orders and inventory required to perform assays;
  • Participate in the joint technical management of the laboratory;
  • Respect laboratory’s current standards, apply quality system procedures and participate in the implementation and improvement of quality documents.

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, medical biology or equivalent;
  • 1 to 3 years of laboratory experience;
  • Solid theoretical and practical knowledge of immunology related techniques is required;
  • Experience with the execution of flow cytometry assays a must;
  • Experience with the execution of ELISpot and ELISA assays a must;
  • Experience in cell culture and manipulation of infectious material in BL2 + environment is an asset;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Be motivated to actively participate in the implementation and continuous improvement of the laboratory process;
  • Ability to work within a normative framework (GLP) and apply sound document management practices (SOP);
  • Knowledge of written English is a must and French communication skills an asset.

Work conditions

Rotating schedules between evening and weekend shifts:

-Evening: Monday to Friday, from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm

-Weekend: Wednesday to Friday, from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm AND Saturday to Sunday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Assistant de recherche I - Quart de soir et de fin de semaine

Location:  Montréal , Québec

Sommaire du poste

Se rapportant au gestionnaire de laboratoire, le titulaire du poste travaillera au sein d’une équipe dédiée à la caractérisation de la réponse immunitaire cellulaire (ELISPOT et essais de cytométrie en flux variés tels que phenotypage de PBMC, et la détection de cytokines intracellulaires, etc) et humorale (tests ELISA, Luminex, tests de neutralisation virale, etc.).

Horaire: Mercredi au Vendredi de 13h à 21h et le samedi et dimanche de 9 à 17h

Principales responsabilités

  • Réaliser les essais selon les procédures en vigueur;
  • Gérer l’inventaire et les commandes des réactifs nécessaires à l’accomplissement des essais;
  • Participer à la gestion technique commune du laboratoire;
  • Respecter les normes en vigueur dans le laboratoire, appliquer les procédures du système qualité et participer à la mise en place et à l’amélioration de documents qualité.

Compétences et expérience requises

  • Baccalauréat en biologie, biologie médicale ou biochimie (option biotechnologie) ou équivalent;
  • 1 à 3 ans d’expérience en laboratoire;
  • Minimum un an d'expérience en cytométrie en flux;
  • Une bonne connaissance théorique et pratique des techniques liées à l’immunologie est requise;
  • L’expérience en culture cellulaire et en manipulation de matériel infectieux en environnement BL2+ est souhaitée;
  • Démontrer de très bonnes aptitudes organisationnelles;
  • Être motivé à participer activement à l’établissement, la mise en place et l’amélioration continue de processus au laboratoire;
  • Être apte à travailler dans un cadre normatif (GLP) et à appliquer les bonnes pratiques de gestion documentaire (SOP);
  • Avoir une connaissance fonctionnelle de l’anglais écrit.  La connaissance de l’anglais parlé est un atout.

Senior Bioinformatics

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

We are currently recruiting a Senior Bioinformatician

Department: Bioinformatics

Based in

Wilrijk, Antwerp (Belgium)

Function

We are looking for a Senior Bioinformatician who will develop, innovate and validate NGS algorithms, analytical solutions, and modules of bioinformatics pipelines for clinical NGS tests. You will assist in the implementation of new assays developed by the Genomics Services assay development group by maintaining documentation of procedures and process configurations. You will assist in the active follow-up of a team of bioinformaticians. This role will play a crucial part in the build out of our company’s Genomics Services portfolio.


Major responsibilities


• Research, develop and implement new bioinformatics features or pipelines
• Run, monitor and maintain the current bioinformatics pipelines
• Assessing the quality of the bioinformatics analysis results
• Maintaining documentation of procedures and process configuration
• Assist and guide the Genomics services assay development group with bioinformatics solutions
• You will have the opportunity to experiment with the data to gain both business and clinical insights
• Assist in the active follow-up of the bioinformatics team
• Participate in the validation of these solutions

Profile

• Bachelor or master in science (engineering, computer science, bio-informatics,…) with at least 5 years of experience in the field of bioinformatics
• Experience in computational analysis pipelines for high-throughput NGS data analysis
• General experience in NGS data handling, processing, and analysis
• Good programming skills in Python and R mandatory
• Experience with high-throughput genomics data (WES/WGS) is a differentiator
• Knowledge of SQL, Microsoft SQL server, Nextflow is a differentiator
• Cloud computing experience (AWS, Google Cloud, MS Azure) is a plus
• Biological background (cancer metabolism, tumour genomics, innate immune responses)
• Strong interest in cancer research and biomarkers is highly recommended
• Familiarity with principles and methods of software development and validation
as well as familiarity with molecular laboratory work is highly advantageous
• You are analytical, well organized, result orientated and a team player capable of working under
a minimum of supervision
• You combine strong technical skills with excellent communication skills
• Fluent in English both written and spoken

What can we offer

• A dynamic and rapidly changing global environment allowing personal growth

• A company that is fit for the future

• A competitive salary and benefits

• A great team you can work with

Analyste de données - Immunologie / Data Analyst - Immunology

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Sommaire

L’analyste de données en immunologie occupe différentes fonctions au sein du département d'analyse de données. Ces fonctions incluent l’analyse et la production de rapports concernant les données en cytométrie en flux et de données provenant d’autres plateformes. L'analyste de données doit maintenir la documentation en lien avec les différentes études à jour, selon les normes réglementaires tel que GLP/GCLP. Finalement, l’analyste de données relèvera de la Directrice, Unités d’analyse et de gestion de données.

Principales Responsabilités

  • Analyse les données selon les SOP;
  • Révise les données analysées par ses pairs et produit des rapports selon les exigences du département;
  • Assiste lorsque requis dans l’organisation des données sur les études et de l’information requise pour les rapports d’études intérimaires et les rapports d’études finaux;
  • S’implique dans l’implantation de nouveaux outils analytiques et statistiques, afin d’améliorer l’efficacité du département d’analyse.

Éducation

  • Maîtrise en immunologie

Expérience

  • 2 ans d’expérience en analyse de données en immunologie;
  • Solides connaissances de la cytométrie en flux multi-paramètres (panels de plus de six couleurs);
  • Connaissance des logiciels pour l'analyse de la cytométrie en flux tel que FlowJo, BD FACSDiva;
  • Connaissance avancée de l’anglais écrit;
  • Solides compétences avec les logiciels Microsoft Excel, Word et PowerPoint;
  • Être orienté vers les détails;
  • Habileté à travailler dans un environnement changeant;
  • Habileté à travailler de façon autonome et dans un cadre défini.

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Summary

The Data Analyst performs a variety of analytic functions within the CellCarta Precision Medicine Inc. Flow Cytometry Department. These functions include analysis and reporting of flow cytometry data and data from other platforms as needed.  The analyst works under the supervision of the Director, Data Analysis and Data Management to ensure accurate and timely completion of data analysis. Maintains study-related documentation as per GLP/GCLP and regulatory guidance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyzes data as per CellCarta's SOPs;
  • Reviews data analyzed by other analysts and reports data as needed or instructed;
  • Assists as required in the organization of study data and associated information required for interim and final study reports;
  • Involved in implementation of new analytical/statistical tools to increase the data analysis throughput.

Education

M.Sc. or PhD in immunology.

Required Expertise and Skills

  • 2 years of experience data analysis in immunology
  • Experience with multiparametric flow cytometry (panels of 4 colours and more)
  • Experience working with flow cytometry statistical analysis (FlowJo and BD FACSDiva software);
  • Good communication skills in English and knowledge of French an asset;
  • Strong computer skills and significant experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
  • Detail-oriented person;
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment,
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a structured environment

Program Scheduling Associate

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Position Summary

CellCarta is seeking a qualified and experienced Program Scheduling Associate to work closely with our Program Managers, the Scientific and Operations teams, and support services to track all upcoming and ongoing studies, proactively ensuring that the predetermined milestones are met, and the data/reports are delivered to our clients on time.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work with Program Management and the Scientific and Operations teams to plan timelines for upcoming studies;
  • Work with all groups to track the status of studies;
  • Proactively follow-up with the relevant groups to ensure that they have/will deliver on their pre-determined dates;
  • Escalate to management when deliverable dates have or appear to be in danger of being missed
  • Monitor the on-time delivery of data/reports to clients and provide statistical reports on a regular basis;
  • Keep program management trackers updated on a continuous basis;
  • Support Program Management with other tasks as needed.

 

Main Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience preferably in a CRO.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent record keeping;
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team;
  • Positive, professional attitude and ability to take initiative, resourceful;
  • Bilingual – English and French;
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, specifically Excel; MS Project is a plus;
  • Previous experience scheduling studies in a preclinical and/ orclinical CRO is definitely an asset.

Scientist - Immunology

Location:  Gosselies

Scientist - Immunology

Summary

The role of a Scientist is to implement and validate novel approaches for cell-based assays, essentially flow cytometry. Equally important, the incumbent has the responsibility to serve as a technical and scientific resource for the assay transfer team. The Scientist in CellCarta will work to establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).  She/He is expected to remain current regarding the advances in the field regarding standardization, validation, reagents and in the field of immunology.

Main Responsibilities

  • Validate new flow and non-flow cell-based assays for clinical deployment.
  • Perform work within specified timelines, proactively communicate any failure to meet timelines.
  • Design, execute and document troubleshooting activities.
  • Present summaries of analysis results and interpretation in a professional, clear and concise manner to internal and external clients.
  • Perform in-depth data analysis and interpretation for each experiment performed.
  • Present work internally as required.
  • Design and execute method comparison studies for the implementation of novel methods.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders assigned to each specific project.
  • Support the study lead assigned to each specific project.
  • Main focus will be in flow cytometry assays.
  • Supervision of research assistants may be required.

Main Requirements

  • M.Sc. with 3 years pharma/biotech/CRO experience or Ph.D. with demonstrated assay validation skills.
  • Immunology (human an asset), immune monitoring methodologies.
  • Strong experience with flow cytometry techniques and applications including assay. design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels. Experienced in in the field of immune monitoring (an asset).
  • Experience with bioanalytical assay validation (an asset).
  • Optional: Knowledge of non-flow cell-based assays to monitor adaptive and innate immune responses.
  • Experience working with third party flow cytometry data analysis packages and Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies.
  • English and French proficiency (written and spoken) is required.

Skills

  • Works methodically and systematically.
  • Critical and creative thinker.
  • Good team spirit.
  • Advanced level of understanding and analytical skills to interpret data and draw conclusions.
  • Communicates clearly and confidently and has excellent interpersonal and teaching skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Excellent record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work.
  • Ability to prepare high-quality reports.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to prepare project reports and make internal and client presentations.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

Working Conditions

  • Must be willing to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous viruses such as HIV, HCV, or CMV.
  • The role is predominantly conducted in a laboratory setting.
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.

Principal Scientist

Location:  Gosselies

Function :

Reporting to the Associate Director, Scientific Operations, and working closely with the laboratory personnel, the Principal Scientist will work within a team focusing on the characterization of the cellular and humoral immune response, using various types of assays such as flow cytometry (phenotyping, receptor occupancy, phosflow, ICS, etc) ELISPOT, ELISA, and viral neutralization tests.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing experimental design of flow cytometry, ELISPOT and antibody-based assays through generation of study-specific workplans and supporting documentation;
  • Overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic areas, acting as primary contact to the client for communication of study progress;
  • Ensures that timelines and milestones are met and are in line with company objectives;
  • Data interpretation, report generation and presentation of results to clients.

Profile of the applicant:

The applicant must hold a doctorate degree in life science, with strong knowledge of immunology, and preferably with post-doctoral experience (or equivalent).  Experience in the industry is a strong asset.

The applicant must :

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • Be abreast of latest immune monitoring methodologies;
  • Have an excellent knowledge and understanding of GCLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GCLP regulated studies and apply good documentation practices (GDP);
  • Experience in assay validation is an asset;
  • Be proficient with analysis software;
  • Be fluent in English (written & spoken) and able to functionally communicate in French;
  • Be willing to travel mainly within Europe and occasionally to other continents.

Offer :

  • Full time permanent contract.
  • Diversified tasks and responsibilities and interesting projects.
  • A professional, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary package including benefits, adapted to your experience and the context.

Lead Application Project Manager

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

With the merger a new IT strategy is defined to support the scalability and growth of the company and focusing on a number of major critical areas in the IT environment. Additional skills and experience are needed to strengthen the team.

We are currently recruiting a Lead Application Project Manager

Department: IT

Based in

Wirlijk, Antwerp (Belgium) – Global role

Function

As part of the IT Architecture, Analysis and Application Sourcing team, CellCarta is looking for a Lead Application Project Manager. As part of the team, you will be focusing on the coordination of IT project activities including major changes such as acquisitions or moves, new labs or major IT project. This role includes a profound business acumen coordinating the different remediation activities with all internal and external stakeholders in global environment. Agility and effective added value to the team and the company are key criteria. The ideal candidate has an analytical mind and great communication skills, experience at operational and tactical level and the ability to see the big picture.

Major responsibilities

• Coordinate the remediation roadmap for one or more CellCarta locations in Europe and the US

• Analyze and advise on best-fit (IT) implementations of solutions to IT leadership and business stakeholders to support the IT strategy and the business; hence providing input to support the IT Roadmap and IT Blueprint

• Able to translate business requirements into technical application solutions towards internal and external sourcing partners

• Implement IT related platforms and integrations

• Responsible and accountable for the scope, budget, milestones and reaching the deadlines of the assigned projects / initiatives • Provide input into the yearly financial planning

• Provide input into the yearly (application & business) IT roadmap

Profiel

• Advanced degree (Bachelor’s level or higher in science or IT) with at least 2-3 years of experience in similar roles with a proven track record of delivering (technical) implementations in a global environment and executed the project coordination / management of the resulting initiatives.

• Having proven experience in agile and waterfall models.

• Proven experience with multiple technologies including on-premise and cloud services & environments.

• Proven experience in security integrations of multiple platforms, including application and data flow optimizations

• Proven experience in working with internal teams and external vendors in different sourcing models.

• An understanding of typical laboratory workflows in the chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental or similar industries would be advantageous as would knowledge of Laboratory Informatics

• A wide degree of creativity and initiative is expected. This includes helping the team operationally where needed by demonstrating a real desire and enthusiasm.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

• Fluent in English both written and spoken. Additional languages such as French are an asset.

• Well organized, results orientated team player capable of working under a minimum of supervision.

• Participate in the validation of these applications

• Having an entrepreneurial mindset is key

• Understand the needs and requirements from internal departments and translate them to applications


What can we offer

• A dynamic and rapidly changing global environment allowing personal growth

• A company that is fit for the future

• A competitive salary and benefits

• A great team you can work with

IT Lead Application Analyst

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

With the merger a new IT strategy is defined to support the scalability and growth of the company and focusing on a number of major critical areas in the IT environment. Additional skills and experience are needed to strengthen the team.

We are currently recruiting an IT Lead Application Analyst

Department: IT

Based in

Wirlijk, Antwerp (Belgium) – Global role – Occasional travel can occur but is very limited

Function

As part of the IT Architecture, Analysis and Application sourcing team, CellCarta is looking for an IT Lead Application Analyst. As part of the team, you will be focusing on the LIMS application (StarLims) and related applications in the LIMS eco-system. This role is critical allowing the company to scale and providing the flexibility as LIMS is one of the major backbones of the company. This role includes a profound business acumen coordinating the different business activities with a strong technical background, extensive communication with business and IT internal and external stakeholders in global environment. If you want to shape to future of a rapidly growing company, combining technical IT skills with an interesting Lab environment and want to shape, then this role is a match for you. Agility and effective added value to the team and the company are key criteria. The ideal candidate has an analytical mind and great communication skills, experience at operational and tactical level and the ability to see the big picture.

Major responsibilities

• Able to translate business requirements into technical application solutions and specifications (such as LIMS) towards internal and external sourcing partners

• Actively perform configurations / modifications in the technical applications (such as LIMS-system and its eco-system)

• Be a linking pin between the IT-organization and the busines analysts; understand the needs and requirements from internal departments and/or business analyst, translate them to applications

• Analyze and advise on best-fit (IT) solutions to IT leadership and business stakeholders to support the IT strategy and the business; hence providing input to support the IT Roadmap and IT Blueprint

• Participate in the validation of these applications

• Provide input into the yearly financial planning

• Provide input into the yearly (application & business) IT roadmap

Profiel

• Advanced degree (Bachelor’s level or higher in science or IT) with at least 2-3 years of experience in similar roles with a proven track record of delivering (technical) analysis in a global environment.

• Having proven experience in agile and waterfall models.

• Proven experience with multiple technologies including on-premises and cloud services & environments.

• Proven experience in security integrations of multiple platforms, including application and data flow optimizations

• Proven experience in working with internal teams and external vendors in different sourcing models.

• An understanding of typical laboratory workflows in the chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental or similar industries would be advantageous as would knowledge of Laboratory Informatics

• Knowledge of or experience with GxP processes is an asset.

• Experience in Jscript VBScript, T-SQL, MS SQL Server, MySQL are considered an added value.

• A wide degree of creativity and initiative is expected. This includes helping the team operationally where needed by demonstrating a real desire and enthusiasm.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

• Fluent in English both written and spoken. Additional languages such as French are an asset.

• Well organized, results orientated team player capable of working under a minimum of supervision.

• Having an entrepreneurial mindset is key

What can we offer

• A dynamic and rapidly changing global environment allowing personal growth

• A company that is fit for the future

• A competitive salary and benefits

• A great team you can work with

Flow Cytometry Technician

Location:  Gosselies

Position summary

The main responsibilities of the Flow Cytometry Technician are to prepare cytometers for the daily experiments as per appropriate SOP/CSP (Daily QC and settings) and to perform the maintenance and the Quality Control of the equipment.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepares cytometers for the daily experiments as per appropriate SOP/CSP (Daily QC and experiment settings);
  • Supports and trains the operators for cytometer utilization;
  • Supports operators for sample acquisition and cytometer troubleshooting;
  •  Performs the cytometer maintenance (monthly clean, baseline) and quality controls as per appropriate SOP/CSP;
  • Manages the stock of cytometry-specific reagents;
  • Prepares the compensation controls (Compbeads, FCBeads);
  • Prepares study-specific flow cytometry  documentation;
  • Participates to inter-site application settings transfers and to the inter-equipment qualification;
  • Maintains study-related documentation as per appropriate SOP/CSP  and regulatory guidance.

Other responsibilities: Performs other duties as assigned.

Special conditions of the current position

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in BSL2 environment.
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Caprion Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.

QUALIFICATIONS

B.Sc. (or equivalent qualifications) in life sciences, preferably in immunology, molecular biology, or biochemistry.

A minimum of 1 year of experience or equivalent working with cytometer hardware and software.

Knowledge and skill requirements

  • Good knowledge of BD FACSDiva and BD FACSuite software;
  • Good knowledge of cytometer settings;
  • Proactive and autonomous in the conduct of the work;
  • Attention to details: Committed to achieve good quality work;
  • Effective organizational skills, flexibility and ability to prioritize tasks.

Technical expert Immunohistochemistry

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

We are currently recruiting a Technical Expert Immunohistochemistry (AD-TEX)

Department: Assay Development, Histopathology

Based in

Wilrijk, Antwerp (Belgium)

Major responsibilities

• As technical expert you will be responsible for validation of high quality IHC and IF stains for use in exploratory and clinical trials. You will manage internal IHC projects that are necessary to guarantee operational readiness of existing histopathology assays at the various CellCarta laboratories.
• Support the assay development team with the search and evaluation of new technologies.
• It is of vast importance that the technical expert works meticulously on different aspects of the job: laboratory/technical, the setup of experiments, the gathering and interpretation of results and the implementation of quality checks.
• Reports and standard operating procedures will be written compliant to the quality procedures at CellCarta.
• The technical expert works closely together with the assay development managers, IHC laboratory
(lab technicians) and the analysis team (pathologists and imaging scientists).
• Scientific support and smooth cooperation with the other departments is also indispensable.

Background and competences

• Master Degree in Science (preferably Biology, Biomedical Sciences,
Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical sciences, Biochemistry) or equivalent by experience.
• A profound knowledge of immunohistochemistry and/or histology is an asset.
• You are willing to perform routine procedures supporting the continuity
of IHC testing, to make improvements to current work flows.
• Work methodically and meticulously.
• Analytical and problem solving mind.
• Good organizing skills.
• Result-oriented.
• Flexible and able to deal with stress.
• You are willing to work in an international environment.
• You are social, diplomatic, a team player and strong communicator.
• Ability to maintain methodic and high precision in routine practice.
• Fluent in English speaking/writing/reading.
• Basic computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

We offer an exciting and challenging full-time position in a multinational environment where customer focus and innovation are key business values. You will join a global CRO where your expertise matters and contributions can be felt. You will receive thorough on-the-job-training.

Biobank Coordinator

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

We are currently recruiting a Biobank coordinator (BC)

Based in

Wirlijk, Antwerp (Belgium)

Major responsibilities

The biobank is centralizing a large diversity of mostly human samples (tissues, blood-born sample, DNA,...) for assay development and clinical studies, fully compliant with the Royal Belgian Decree of Biobanks.


As a biobank coordinator you will be overseeing the regulatory, administrative and
organizational aspects of the tumor biobankprogram at CellCarta according to the
different country regulations. You will:

• Optimize our biobank sample management system.

• Maintain and update sample inventory lists.

• Perform sample management system maintenance and quality control.

• Coordinate biobank specimen reception and shipments.

• Assist with biospecimen storage and cataloguing.

• Prepare reports on completed tasks.


• You will initiate and contract the sourcing of new samples on regular basis or on
request from other users.


• You will collaborate with and educate the biobank associates,
assay development managers and medical director to coordinate the use of
human samples in the validation of equipment and biomarker assays.


• You will be responsible for managing biobank projects for clients.


• You will be responsible for identifying, evaluating,
and recommending capital equipment and biobank workflows necessary for operations.


• You will ensure that policies, SOPs, and protocols are harmonized
with relevant regulations, quality standards and good clinical practices.


• You will communicate with relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Profiel

• Master or PhD in Life Sciences (preferably Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical sciences, Biochemistry) or equivalent trough experience.

Job Related competences


• Previous experience in biobank management and biobank quality principles is required.


• Solid basis in histology/histopathology and/or microscopy is an asset.


• Strong computer skills and significant experience with Microsoft Excel,
Powerpoint and Word are required.


• You are willing to perform routine procedures and to learn,
to make improvements to current work flows.

Personal competences

• You are highly organized, and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects.


• methodically, meticulously and demonstrate quality of work including accuracy,
timeliness, professionalism and thoroughness.


• flexible, social, diplomatic, a team player and a strong communicator.


• fluent in English both written as well as spoken.

We offer an exciting and challenging full-time position in a multinational environment where customer focus and innovation are key business values. You will join a global CRO where your expertise matters and contributions can be felt. You will receive thorough on-the-job-training.

Assay Development Manager Histopathology

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

We are currently recruiting an Assay Development Manager Histopathology

Department: Assay Development Histopathology

Report to: Kelly Schats

Based in

Wilrijk, Antwerp (Belgium)

Major responsibilities


• As assay development manager you will be responsible for the optimization and validation
of high quality (single and multiplex) IHC, RISH, FISH assays for use in clinical trials..
You will manage basic as well as complex IHC and IF projects that result in adequate
characterization of tissue samples and contribute to the pursuit of therapeutically
relevant biomarkers.


• It is of vast importance that the assay development manager works meticulously on
different aspects of the job: designing experiments, considering the laboratory/technical possibilities,
setup of experiments, gathering and interpretation of results and the implementation of quality checks.


• The assay development manager will write project plans, reports and standard operating procedures compliant to the quality procedures at CellCarta.

• The assay development manager will keep up-to-date with literature and
technical evolution and keeps track of project-specific timelines and costs.


• The assay development manager works closely together with the IHC laboratory (lab technicians)
and the analysis team (pathologists and imaging scientists). Scientific support and smooth cooperation with the other departments is indispensable to reach the set goals.


• Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to update the progress of
the assay development, to elucidate problems and discuss the options to deliver
a high quality assay within the set timelines.

Background


• Master Degree in Science (preferably Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering,
Pharmaceutical sciences, Biochemistry).


• A profound knowledge of immunohistochemistry and other related techniques
and/or histo-pathology is preferred.


• Solid basis in histology/histopathology and/or microscopy is an asset.


• You are willing to perform other than routine procedures, to learn,
to make improvements to current work flows, to test and implement new methodologies.


• Strong computer skills and significant experience with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word.


• Experience with image analysis software (Visiopharm, HALO, …) and digital imaging is a plus.


• Work methodically and meticulously.


• Analytical,problem solving and result-oriented mind.


• Good organizing skills.


• Flexible and able to deal with stress.


• You are willing to work in an international environment.


• You are social, diplomatic, a team player and a strong communicator.


• Fluent in English both written as well as spoken.


• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

We offer an exciting and challenging full-time position in a multinational environment where
customer focus and innovation are key business values. You will join a global CRO where your expertise matters and contributions can be felt. You will receive thorough on-the-job-training.

Scientifique / Scientist - ELISA & MSD

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Sommaire du poste

CellCarta est à la recherche d’un scientifique très motivé et enthousiaste possédant une solide formation et une expérience pratique dans le domaine des immunoessais (MSD et ELISA). Le candidat ou la candidate jouera un rôle essentiel dans l'analyse d'échantillons d’une variété de fluides biologiques et d'échantillons d'étude de tissus en suivant les procédures normalisées d’exploitation (PNE) et les bonnes pratiques de laboratoire (BPL). Il ou elle devra également procéder à l'optimisation/qualification et à la validation des méthodes.

Responsabilités principales

  • Analyser les échantillons biologiques par spectrométrie de masse
  • Analyser des échantillons biologiques par immunoessais (ELISA et MSD)
  • Développer et valider les essais immunologiques (ELISA et MSD)
  • Concevoir et réaliser de manière autonome des expériences de dépannage
  • Appliquer l'expertise technique pour modifier et améliorer le flux de préparation des échantillons
  • Exécuter le travail selon les procédures établies
  • Conserver la documentation relative à l'étude conformément aux BPL et aux orientations réglementaires
  • Contrôler le rendement des équipements et enregistrer les activités dans les registres
  • Effectuer des tâches générales de laboratoire
  • Préparer et examiner la documentation relative aux expériences
  • Effectuer des travaux dans un environnement BPL et, occasionnellement, dans un environnement de confinement de niveau 2 (CL2)

Compétences et expérience requises

  • B.Sc. ou M.Sc. en sciences de la vie, chimie ou biochimie (ou équivalent)
  • Un minimum de 2 ans d'expérience pertinente
  • Connaissance et expérience  indispensables dans la réalisation de tests ELISA et MSD
  • Connaissance du traitement des échantillons pour l'analyse protéomique, comme les techniques d'immunodépression et de digestion, un atout
  • Expérience pratique dans la qualification ou dans la validation des méthodes en conformité avec les exigences réglementaires fortement souhaitée
  • Connaissance et compréhension de la réglementation en matière de BPL
  • Excellentes compétences en matière de gestion du temps et d'organisation pour respecter les délais dans un environnement en constante évolution
  • Capacité à travailler de manière indépendante, autonome et dans une équipe
  • Aptitude à tester avec précision un grand nombre d'échantillons avec une répétabilité fiable
  • Bonne tenue de dossiers, attention aux détails et engagement à réaliser un travail de qualité
  • Esprit critique et habilités de dépannage fortement souhaités
  • Expérience de travail dans l'industrie

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Summary

CellCarta is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Scientist with strong background and hands-on experience n immunoassays (MSD and ELISA). This individual will play a key role in analyzing samples on a variety of biological fluids and tissue study samples following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). He will also be required to perform method optimization/qualification and validation.

Main Responsibilities

  • Process biological samples for analysis by Immunoassay (ELISA and MSD)
  • Develop, and validate Immunoassay (ELISA and MSD)
  • Autonomously design and perform experiments for troubleshooting
  • Apply technical expertise to modify and improve sample preparation workflow
  • Execute work as per established procedures
  • 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

Experience and skills required

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in life sciences, chemistry or biochemistry (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge and experience with ELISA and MSD assays is a must
  • Knowledge of sample processing for proteomics analysis, such as immuno-depletion and digestion techniques is an asset
  • Hands on method Qualification/Validation experience in compliance with regulatory requirements is highly desired.
  • 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;
  • Critical thinking, troubleshooting is highly desired
  • Experience working in industry.

Infirmier(e) Auxiliaire de Recherche / Research Nursing Assistant

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Description du poste

CellCarta est à la recherche d’un(e) infirmier/infirmière auxiliaire de recherche pour mener à bien les prélèvements sanguins dans le cadre d’un projet de recherche sur des individus sains.

Principales Responsabilités

  • Organiser le calendrier des prélèvements en fonction des besoins du laboratoire;
  • Prendre rendez-vous avec les participants volontaires pour les prélèvements;
  • Donner toutes les explications requises et répondre à toutes les questions afin d’obtenir un consentement éclairé des participants;
  • Vérifier l’identité et valider l’éligibilité des participants en fonction des critères du protocole de recherche;
  • Procéder aux prélèvements sanguins en respectant le protocole de recherche et les règles éthique;
  • S’assurer du bien être des participants avant, pendant et après le prélèvement sanguin;
  • Gérer la base de données des participants de l’étude;
  • Gérer le matériel de prélèvement sanguin et transmettre les besoins d'approvisionnement à l’équipe en charge;
  • Toutes autres tâches en support au groupe de gestion des échantillons.

Éducation et Expérience Recherchées

  • Diplôme de formation professionnelle en Soins Infirmiers ;
  • 1 an d’expérience en tant qu'infirmière auxiliaire;
  • Membre de l’OIIAQ ou autre accréditation pertinente.

Compétences Exigées

  • Attention au détail et engagement à offrir un travail de qualité;
  • Excellente gestion du temps et bonne capacité à gérer les priorités pour respecter les échéanciers dans un environnement dynamique et en évolution constante;
  • Très bonnes aptitudes de communication et d’interactions avec les gens;
  • Bonne tenue des dossiers;
  • Rigueur dans la collecte de données;
  • Souci de la confidentialité;
  • Capacité de travailler de façon autonome;
  • Attitude positive et professionnelle;
  • Capacité à prendre des initiatives et résoudre des problèmes;
  • Bilingue – Français et Anglais;

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Job Description

CellCarta is currently seeking a Research Nursing Assistant to carry out blood tests as part of a research project on healthy individuals.

Principal responsibilities

  • Organize the sample schedule according to the needs of the laboratory;
  • Make appointments with voluntary participants to obtain samples
  • Provide all required explanations and respond to all questions to obtain informed consent from participants
  • Verify the identity and eligibility of all participants in conjunction with the criteria of the research protocol
  • Conduct all blood tests while respecting research protocols and code of ethics
  • Ensure the well-being of all participants at the start, during, and after blood tests
  • Manage the participant database per study
  • Manage the materials for blood tests and communicate all orders to the procurement team
  • Other tasks may include providing support to the sample management group

Education and Experience

  • Professional Diploma in Nursing
  • A minimum of 1 year in a similar role
  • Member of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers auxiliaires du Québec (OIIAQ) or other relevant accreditation

Required Skills

  • Attention to detail and commitment to offering quality work
  • Excellent time management skills and organizational skills to meet deadlines
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good at keeping records
  • Rigorous when collecting data
  • Confidentiality
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Takes initiative and can successfully solve problems
  • Bilingual - French and English

Project Lead

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead Method Validation and Sample Analysis studies based on approved driving documents;
  • Works in collaboration with the Principal Scientists, Lead Scientists, Research Assistants in the lead of studies to deliver quality data on time;
  • Plan required experiments based on the timelines, priorities and requirements, working in collaboration with Schedulers/Group Leaders/Managers;
  • Writes and reviews SOP/CSP;
  • Ensure staff have read driving documents and are trained on method prior to performing the work;
  • Prepares and/or reviews experimental documentation for assigned studies;
  • Prepares and/or complete associated documentation relevant to the studies as per applicable procedures;
  • Attend study initiation meetings for their assigned studies;
  • Ensure Lead Scientists have sufficient (and qualified) reagents to perform the work;
  • Follow up on deviations and note to file (ensure they are observed, initiated, impact evaluated and closed in a timely manner);
  • Initiate and maintain the study binder throughout the study;
  • Ensure expected study samples have been received, logged, analyzed, destroyed (if applicable) or returned (if applicable);
  • Follow-up on sample manifest and ensure sample discrepancies are resolved;
  • Understands all activities required for proper execution of lab work ;
  • Ensures required study documents are completed, reviewed, approved;
  • Prepare binders for QA submission, submit studies to QA and answer QA reports;
  • Assists group leaders and/or managers in their responsibilities;
  • Ensure SOPs and CSPs are compliant and technically sound;
  • Ensure any assigned staff are qualified for their studies and execute the work properly;
  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring, training and day to day interaction with the Lead Scientists and Research Assistants;
  • Provides recommendations for quality improvements as well at a technical level for excellent laboratory execution;
  • Provide strong leadership to foster communication and promote team building.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biosciences or related field

Required Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of the GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and GCP (Good Clinical Practices) regulations.
  • 1 to 2 years of work experience in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of equivalent experience
  • Scientific knowledge in biochemistry and immunology
  • Capacity to multitask and work on multiple projects in parallel under strict time constraints and perform under pressure
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • High degree of initiative, sense of urgency and flexibility
  • Experience coaching and training employees
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong track record delivering projects on schedule and scope
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous with great attention to detail
  • Bilingual – Verbal and written in French and English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel

Lead de projet

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Principales responsabilités

  • S’assurer de la bonne exécution des projets de validation et analyses d’échantillons en accord avec les documents de références.
  • Travailler en collaboration avec les scientifiques principaux, lead assistants de recherches, assistants de recherche dans le déroulement des études pour fournir des données de qualité dans les délais.
  • Planifier les expériences requises en fonction des délais, des priorités et des exigences, en collaboration avec les planificateurs / chefs de groupe / gestionnaires.
  • Écrire et réviser procédures (SOP/CSP).
  • Préparer et/ou réviser la documentation expérimentale pour études assignes; Assister à des réunions de démarrage aux études pour les études qui lui sont assignées.
  • Veiller à ce que les assistants de recherche séniors aient suffisamment de réactifs pour effectuer le travail.
  • Assurer le suivi des déviations et rédiger des notes aux dossiers (note to file) (veiller à ce qu’ils soient observés, mis en œuvre, évalués et conclus rapidement).
  • Créer et maintenir le cartable de l’étude tout au long de l’étude.
  • S’assurer que tous les échantillons d’étude ont été reçus, consignés, analysés, détruits (le cas échéant) ou retournés (le cas échéant).
  • Comprendre toutes les activités nécessaires à la bonne exécution des travaux de laboratoire.
  • Préparer la documentation pour soumission au département d’assurance qualité.
  • Répondre aux rapports d’assurance qualité.
  • Aider les chefs de groupe et/ou les gestionnaires à s’acquitter de leurs responsabilités.
  • Veillez à ce que les POS et les CSP soient conformes et techniquement viables.
  • S’assurer que tout le personnel affecté effectue le travail correctement.
  • Fournir des recommandations pour améliorer la qualité, notamment au niveau technique, en vue d’assurer l’excellence opérationnelle du laboratoire.
  • S’assurer que le personnel a lu les principaux documents et suivi une formation sur la méthode à utiliser avant d’effectuer le travail.
  • Faire preuve de leadership afin de favoriser la communication et de promouvoir le travail d’équipe.
  • Responsable du coaching, du mentorat, de la formation et de l’interaction quotidienne avec les assistants à la recherche.

Éducation

  • Baccalauréat en sciences biologiques ou un domaine connexe

Expérience et compétences requises

  • Connaissance des BPL (bonnes pratiques de laboratoire) et des BPC (bonnes pratiques cliniques)
  • 1 à 2 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans l’industrie biopharmaceutique
  • Minimum de 3 à 5 ans d’expérience équivalente
  • Connaissances scientifiques en biochimie et en immunologie
  • Capacité à travailler sous pression, à effectuer plusieurs tâches en même temps et à travailler sur plusieurs projets en parallèle dans des délais très courts
  • Excellentes sens de l’organisation et capacité à établir des priorités
  • Grand sens de l’initiative, rapidité et flexibilité
  • Expérience en matière de coaching et de formation des employés
  • Capacité à travailler de manière autonome et en équipe
  • Antécédents solides quant à la livraison de projets dans les délais prévus et conformément à la portée
  • Excellentes compétences en résolution de problèmes
  • Personne méticuleuse, avec un grand souci du détail
  • Bilingue - français et anglais (oral et écrit)
  • Connaissance des programmes Microsoft Office, particulièrement Word et Excel

Research Associate

Location:  Fremont , CA

Summary

Performs immune monitoring assays for clinical samples. Participates in writing of procedures (SOP/CSP). Records associated documentation relevant to the tasks at hand as per appropriate SOP and applicable GLP regulations and GCLP guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and handling of primary specimens, including peripheral blood, ascites, other liquid biospecimens.
  • Isolation of white blood cells by density gradient separation
  • Sample preparation for immunostaining and acquisition by flow cytometry
  • Maintain all records and notebook, organize and compile QC data
  • Perform routine multi-color flow cytometry assays and cell-based assays supporting clinical trials according to Standard Operating Procedures including qualifications and validations as needed
  • Complete all paperwork thoroughly and accurately for QA/QC and GxP purposes using Good Documentation Practices and updates computer-tracking systems, as required
  • Ensure lab maintenance activities and equipment calibration are performed according to schedule and maintain a clean and safe lab environment
     

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences, Immunology or Cell Biology
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant laboratory experience with basic laboratory skills
  • Ability to multi-task across multiple projects including a relatively high volume of clinical sample processing and analysis, using immunoassay techniques
  • Good organizational and documentation skills with superior attention to detail
  • Knowledge and understanding of working in a GLP/GCLP compliant regulatory laboratory to conduct experimental procedures per defined technical SOPs, with experience of handling biohazardous materials, and understand safety procedures and guidelines.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience performing immunostaining and multi-color flow cytometry (8+ colors)
  • Knowledge in human blood sample processing and cell cryopreservation techniques, cell culture methods, cellular staining procedures using flow cytometry
  • Experience in aseptic techniques for handling primary human cells and for mammalian cell culture
  • Industry experience working with pre-clinical and clinical samples


Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Must be able to sit and use hands to finger, handle and feel.
  • Must be able to lift and move packages weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time using a computer in a typical office environment in a multi-level facility
  • Some activities require repetitive motion and reaching, pulling, or pushing.
  • In carrying out the duties of the job there will be frequent exposure to fumes and chemical hazards.
  • Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

Chef de groupe de laboratoire

Location:  Gosselies

Résumé de la position:

Le chef de groupe de laboratoire de CellCarta est responsable de la gestion quotidienne des assistants de recherche de laboratoire. Dans ce rôle, il / elle est responsable de la planification des travaux de laboratoire pour toutes les études en cours. Le chef du groupe de laboratoire s'assure que le personnel est correctement formé et compétent avec toutes les techniques utilisées et assure le suivi des performances du personnel. Le chef de groupe de laboratoire surveille également la qualité du travail et de la documentation du laboratoire pour garantir la conformité aux exigences applicables.

Responsabilités:

  • Effectuer la gestion quotidienne du personnel pour l'équipe assignée;
  • Planifie et coordonne les travaux de laboratoire pour tous les projets en cours et à venir, établissant les priorités et résolvant les conflits d'horaire avec d'autres chefs de groupe / équipe;
  • Travaille avec d'autres chefs d'équipe pour s'assurer que le personnel est correctement affecté;
  • Fournit des compétences techniques pour la conduite des méthodes (cytométrie en flux, ELISpot),
  • Assurer l'intégrité technique / scientifique des tests effectués;
  • S'assure par des inspections régulières que le personnel exécute le travail conformément aux BPL et Caprion SOP et CSP;
  • Planifie et supervise la formation du personnel du laboratoire pour assurer la maîtrise des méthodes utilisées;
  • S'assure que le personnel exécute le travail de manière efficace;
  • Encadre le personnel sur la façon d'effectuer le travail de manière appropriée et efficace;
  • Met en œuvre des actions correctives appropriées et efficaces dans le laboratoire pour minimiser les lacunes en BPL;
  • Identifie les besoins en formation du personnel et les domaines de développement de carrière;
  • Faire un suivi auprès du personnel affecté sur le rendement;
  • Participe à des audits réalisés par des agences gouvernementales ou des clients;
  • Effectue des activités liées à la biobanque (réception d'échantillons, suivi et inventaire) conformément aux procédures applicables;
  • Effectue d'autres tâches assignées.

Conditions spéciales de la position:

  • Doit accepter d'exécuter des tâches ou de superviser des activités dans des installations de niveau de sécurité biologique (BSL) 1 ou 2 où les échantillons biologiques peuvent être infectés naturellement ou expérimentalement par des virus potentiellement dangereux tels que le VIH, le VHC ou le CMV;
  • L'employé est personnellement responsable du respect des directives / instructions en matière de santé et de sécurité.

Profil:

  • B.Sc. ou M.Sc. en sciences de la vie ou équivalent, de préférence en immunologie.
  • Au moins 3 ans en tant que chef d'équipe.

Connaissances requises:

  • Expérience de travail avérée en tant que chef d'équipe.
  • Connaissance pratique des opérations générales de laboratoire, en mettant l'accent sur les techniques d'analyse biologique;
  • Bonne connaissance des techniques suivantes: traitement des échantillons sanguins, comptage cellulaire et techniques de cryoconservation des cellules, techniques de culture cellulaire, procédures d'immunocoloration, techniques de surveillance immunitaire, y compris la cytométrie en flux et ELISpot;
  • Excellente connaissance des systèmes qualité, tels que GCP, GCLP, ISO / CEI 17025, 15189 et CAP;
  • Connaissance des procédures et des protocoles de confinement des matières biologiques dangereuses, des procédures de sécurité et des directives.

Compétences requises:

  • Excellentes compétences en leadership;
  • Excellentes compétences en organisation et en gestion du temps pour respecter les délais dans un environnement en évolution rapide;
  • Flexible pour guider l'équipe pendant et en dehors des heures d'ouverture:
  • Capacité à prendre des décisions appropriées, en particulier dans des délais courts et dans des situations complexes;
  • Capacité à effectuer plusieurs tâches à la fois.
  • Capable de prioriser son travail ainsi que celui des autres;
  • Excellente communication (français et anglais).
  • Esprit de qualité solide.

Le masculin est utilisé par facilité.

Laboratory Group Leader

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary:

The Laboratory Group Leader at CellCarta is accountable for daily management of laboratory Research Assistants. In this role, he/she is responsible for scheduling laboratory work for all ongoing studies.  The Laboratory Group Leader ensures that staff is appropriately trained and proficient with all techniques used and follows up on staff performance.  The Laboratory Group Leader also monitors the quality of laboratory work and documentation to ensure compliance with applicable requirements.

Responsabilities:

  • Performs the day to day staff management for assigned team;
  • Schedules and coordinates laboratory work for all ongoing and upcoming projects, establishing priorities and resolving scheduling conflicts along with other group/team leaders;
  • Works with other team leaders to ensure staff is properly allocated;
  • Provides technical skills for the conduct of methods (flow cytometry, ELISpot),
  • Ensure technical/scientific integrity of assays conducted;
  • Ensures by regular inspections that the staff executes the work according to GLP and Caprion SOP and CSP;
  • Plans and oversees training of the laboratory staff to ensure proficiency in the methods used;
  • Ensures that the staff performs the work in an efficient manner;
  • Coaches staff on how to perform work appropriately and efficiently;
  • Implements appropriate and effective corrective actions in the laboratory to minimize GLP deficiencies;
  • Identifies staff training requirement and areas for career development;
  • Follows-up with assigned staff on performance;
  • Participates in audits performed by government agencies or clients;
  • Performs biobanking-related activities (sample reception, tracking and inventory) in compliance with applicable procedures;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Conditions of the Current Position:

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous virus such as HIV, HCV, or CMV;
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.
  • This position can involve evening and/or week-end work.

Profile:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Life Sciences or equivalent, preferably in Immunology
  • At least 3 years as team manager.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a team leader.
  • Practical knowledge of general laboratory operations, with focus on biological analysis techniques;
  • Good knowledge of the following techniques: blood sample processing, cell counting, and cell cryopreservation techniques, cell culture techniques, immunostaining procedures, immune monitoring techniques including flow cytometry and ELISpot;
  • Excellent knowledge of Quality Systems, such as GCP, GCLP, ISO/IEC 17025, 15189 and CAP;
  • Knowledge of procedures and protocols for containment of biohazardous material, safety procedures and guidelines.

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent leadership skills;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Flexible to guide team within and outside business hours:
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions, especially under short timelines and when dealing with complex situations;
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Able to prioritize his/her work as well as the work of others;
  • Excellent communication (French and English).
  • Strong quality mindset.

Clinical Study Associate (CSA)

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta (formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

We'd love to find a Clinical Study Associate to help us serve our sophisticated customers while adhering to our rigorous but sensible procedures.

As a CellCarta Clinical Study Associate (CSA) you are part of the Clinical Operations team. You perform query and planning management and support the study set-up activities. As a Clinical Study Associate you support the Project Manager on daily administrative tasks and for embodying 3T’s. Always keep the project on Task, on Track and on Time.

Based in

Wilrijk, Antwerp (Belgium)

Roles & Responsibilities

The CSA is responsible for the delivery of specific study tasks, generally overseen by the study Project Managers. The specific tasks are time sensitive and will be followed up accordingly.

The CSA ensures that the activities and tasks are accomplished within the CellCarta quality system.

Below is a non-limitative list of accountabilities.

1. Study set-up

• Preparation of applicable study documentation

• Complete the study set-up within a Laboratory Inventory Management System (StarLims)

2. Query management for short TAT (turnaround time) samples

• Preparation of new DCFs (Data Clarification Forms)

• Follow up of answered DCFs

3. Planning management

• Planning of tests after sample receipt

4. Active support of the Project Managers

5. Participate in process improvement initiatives

Purpose of the function

To support projects with internal stakeholders in order to deliver results on time in full and in agreement with the CellCarta Quality System. Clinical Study Associates have administrative skills, interest in databases and work closely with the Project Managers.

Required education

A Bachelor degree preferably in life sciences, nursing or a related field of study; Business Administration or similar expertise through experience.

Qualification and Skills

The CSA uses an arsenal of skills to successfully perform the required tasks.

On your first day, we'll expect you to have:

− 2+ years of administrative management, and/or CRA (clinical research associate), CTA experience, or a history of working with histo-technology laboratories

− Strong communication skills, proficient in English language, both written and oral communications; other languages desirable

− Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

− Excellent organizational skills and able to multi-task

− Positive and energetic attitude

− Able to take initiative, be adaptable, and strive in a dynamic environment

− Diligence and strong attention to detail

− Ability to work independently and as a team member

− Possesses critical thinking and problem solving skills

− Customer and Project Manager service oriented

− Communicate effectively with various internal stakeholders in a positive and professional manner

It's great, but not required, if you have:

− Experience in cancer research

− Have a working knowledge of ICH-GCP guidelines related to clinical trials

− Worked in global locations

We offer an exciting and challenging full-time position in a multinational environment where customer focus and innovation are key business values. You will receive thorough on-the-job-training.

Program Manager - Life Science

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary

Caprion is seeking a Program Manager to organize and coordinate scientific programs. The Program Manager provides strategic guidance to teams and Principal Scientists to align with the company’s objectives.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provides support at the project-level activity to ensure the program goals are met by providing a decision-making capacity that cannot be achieved at project level;
  • Provides the Principal Scientists with a program perspective when required, or as a sounding board for ideas and approaches to solving project issues that have program impacts;
  • Monitors overall project objectives, milestones and timetables for achieving intermediate and overall project goals;
  • Identifies and manages cross-project dependencies and provides support in prioritizing projects when needed;
  • Sets review dates to ensure that projects remain on target;
  • Proactively assesses program performance; Will coordinate and monitor progress across all projects and establish a formal reporting structure for overall program progress;
  • Develops and monitors deadlines and budgets overall for program milestones;
  • Helps resolve issues and initiates appropriate corrective actions (or interventions) wherever gaps in the program are identified;
  • Performs tracking of deliverables in conjunction with client and internal customers;
  • Supports ongoing teleconferences with the client, managing the agenda and meeting minutes;
  • Provides timely notification to all appropriate parties with deviations from timelines and/or deliverables;
  • Conducts regular communication with team members, formal and informal, regarding study status or any other changes;
  • Performs capacity planning for upcoming programs (as well as projects).

Education

Scientific background (i.e. MSc in life science)

Main Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in a CRO or in biotechnology as a Project Manager;
  • Excellent multitasking and tracking skills;
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems;
  • Knowledge of the immune monitoring field;
  • Knowledge of industry standards for the conduct of analytical studies;
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for the conduct of analytical studies in support of clinical trials (exploratory vs secondary/primary endpoints);
  • Ability to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams;
  • Excellent knowledge of project management and budgeting;
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the program;
  • Proficiency with Excel;
  • Fluent in English, French is an asset.

Associé(e) de recherche / Research Associate - ELISA & MSD

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Description du poste

CellCarta est à la recherche d’un(e) associé(e) de recherche très motivé(e) et enthousiaste qui possède une expérience pratique des immunoessais (MSD et ELISA). Le (la) candidat(e) jouera un rôle clé dans l’analyse d’échantillons sur une variété de fluides biologiques et d’échantillons d’étude de tissus en suivant les bonnes pratiques de laboratoire (BPL) et les procédures opérationnelles normalisées (PON). Le (la) candidat(e) peut également être amené à effectuer l’optimisation/la qualification et la validation de méthodes.

Responsabilités principales

  • Traiter et analyser des échantillons biologiques par immunoessais (ELISA et MSD)
  • Évaluer et valider les essais immunologiques (ELISA et MSD) au besoin
  • Exécuter le travail conformément aux procédures établies
  • Tenir à jour la documentation relative à l’étude conformément aux BPL et aux directives réglementaires.
  • Contrôler le rendement de l’équipement et consigner les activités dans les journaux de bord
  • Effectuer des tâches générales de laboratoire
  • Préparer et réviser la documentation relative aux expériences
  • Effectuer des travaux dans un environnement BPL et, à l’occasion, dans un environnement de niveau de confinement 2 (CL2).

Formation

  • B.Sc. ou M.Sc. en sciences de la vie, biochimie (ou équivalent)

Exigences principales

  • Minimum d’un an d’expérience pertinente
  • Connaissance et expérience des tests ELISA et MSD sont fortement souhaitées
  • Connaissance et compréhension de la réglementation en matière de BPL
  • Excellentes compétences en matière de gestion du temps et d’organisation pour respecter les délais dans un environnement en constante évolution
  • Capacité à travailler de manière indépendante, autonome et dans une équipe
  • Capacité à tester avec précision un grand nombre d’échantillons avec une répétabilité fiable
  • Bonne tenue de dossiers, attention aux détails et engagement à réaliser un travail de bonne qualité.
  • Expérience de travail dans l’industrie

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Position Summary

CellCarta is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Research Associate with hands-on experience in immunoassays (MSD and ELISA). This individual will play a key role in analyzing samples on a variety of biological fluids and tissue study samples following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). They can also be required to perform method optimization/qualification and validation.

Main Responsibilities

  • Process and analyze biological samples by Immunoassay (ELISA and MSD)
  • Evaluate and validate Immunoassay (ELISA and MSD) as needed
  • Execute work as per established procedures
  • 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

Required Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in life sciences, biochemistry (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience
  • Knowledge and experience with ELISA and MSD assays are highly desired
  • 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

Junior Sales Analyst

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

Als globale onderzoeksorganisatie in de biofarmaceutische industrie, voorziet CellCarta (Vroeger: Caprion – Histogenex) toegang tot een breed aanbod van biomarker platforms en services. Wij werken samen met onze partners om de meest complexe wetenschappelijke testen uit te voeren. Zo leveren we persoonlijke biomarker oplossingen om steeds verder te gaan in de eindeloze mogelijkheden van precieze medicatie.

Wij bieden onze services op globale schaal aan via onze laboratoria in de US, Canada, België, China en Australië, waar we expertise hebben op vlak van histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics en sample logistics. Wij ondersteunen farmaceutische en biotechnische bedrijven in het onderzoek en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe innovatieve medicatie voor de behandeling van kanker en immuniteitsziektes.

Werkend onder strenge kwaliteit en wettelijke vereisten, streven wij ernaar om een verschil te maken in de toekomstige behandelingen die we aan patiënten kunnen bieden.

CellCarta maakt gebruik van zijn sterkte ervaring in kankeronderzoek om het hele spectrum te ondersteunen van biomarker services, inclusief biomarker ontdekking in de onderzoeksfase, tumor profilering en biomarker monitoring in klinische studies en registratiestudies voor begeleidende diagnostiek, patiënten diagnoses en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe technieken en testen voor tumor analyses en de voorspelling van behandelingsrespons. Het bedrijf is de brug tussen onderzoek, klinische studies en diagnoses.

Momenteel zijn we op zoek naar een Junior Sales Analist om ons team te versterken.

Departement: Assay Development

Gebaseerd in

Wirlijk, Antwerpen (Belgie)

Belangrijkste taken

• Je werkt nauw samen met verschillende departementen (accounting, imaging, assay development) binnen CellCarta-HistoGenex.

• Opstellen van offertes obv ‘Request for Proposals’ (RFP) en opvolgen van contracten met farmaceutisch bedrijven.

• Ondersteuning bij de maandelijkse facturatiecyclus.

• Maandelijkse rapportering van sales gerelateerde cijfers naar het management.

• Analyseren van sales gerelateerde informatie over onze grote klanten.

• Aanspreekpunt voor alle ERP/CRM gerelateerde vragen (Salesforce).

• Je organiseert en communiceert prjisberekeningen van nieuwe assays en ondersteunt prijsonderhandelingen met vendors.

• Je denkt mee na over het opzetten en begeleiden van nieuwe processen binnen het assay development management team.

Profiel

• Als Junior Sales Analist binnen het assay development team beschik je bij voorkeur over een masterdiploma in een wetenschappelijke richting (Biochemie, Biomedische wetenschappen, Biologie, Farmaceutische wetenschappen, ea.) of je bent gelijkgesteld door ervaring

• Je hebt een gezonde interesse in financieel/administratief werk, ervaring hierin is een pluspunt. • Ervaring met ERP en CRM is een pluspunt

• Je werkt gestructureerd, pragmatisch en oplossingsgericht

• Verder ben je communicatief, klantvriendelijk en een echte teamspeler

• Je kan prioriteiten stellen en behoudt het overzicht op drukke momenten

• Uitstekende kennis van Microsoft Office en in het bijzondere Excel

• Je spreekt en schrijft vloeiend Engels

Aanbod

• Tijdregeling: Voltijds
• Dienstregeling: Dagwerk
• Je komt in een dynamisch groeiend bedrijf terecht waar we werken volgens de 38 uren werkweek
• Om de woon/werk balans in evenwicht te helpen houden geven we je, boven het wettelijk verlof, nog extra vakantiedagen
• Je krijgt een competitief loon en extralegale voordelen

Wij bieden een boeiende en uitdagende functie bij een multinationale speler waar klantgerichtheid en innovatie met stip aangeduid staan. Je krijgt een doorgedreven on-the-job opleiding.

Laboratory Technologist (Lab Tech bachelors degree)

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

Als globale onderzoeksorganisatie in de biofarmaceutische industrie, voorziet CellCarta (Vroeger: Caprion – Histogenex) toegang tot een breed aanbod van biomarker platforms en services. Wij werken samen met onze partners om de meest complexe wetenschappelijke testen uit te voeren. Zo leveren we persoonlijke biomarker oplossingen om steeds verder te gaan in de eindeloze mogelijkheden van precieze medicatie.

Wij bieden onze services op globale schaal aan via onze laboratoria in de US, Canada, België, China en Australië, waar we expertise hebben op vlak van histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics en sample logistics. Wij ondersteunen farmaceutische en biotechnische bedrijven in het onderzoek en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe innovatieve medicatie voor de behandeling van kanker en immuniteitsziektes.

Werkend onder strenge kwaliteit en wettelijke vereisten, streven wij ernaar om een verschil te maken in de toekomstige behandelingen die we aan patiënten kunnen bieden.

CellCarta maakt gebruik van zijn sterkte ervaring in kankeronderzoek om het hele spectrum te ondersteunen van biomarker services, inclusief biomarker ontdekking in de onderzoeksfase, tumor profilering en biomarker monitoring in klinische studies en registratiestudies voor begeleidende diagnostiek, patiënten diagnoses en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe technieken en testen voor tumor analyses en de voorspelling van behandelingsrespons. Het bedrijf is de brug tussen onderzoek, klinische studies en diagnoses.

Momenteel zijn we op zoek naar een Laboratorium Technoloog (m/v) om ons team te versterken.

Departement: IHC en FISH waar de immuno-histochemische en fluorescente in situ hybridisatie technieken worden toegepast.

Gebaseerd in 

Wirlijk, Antwerpen (Belgie)

Belangrijkste taken (Na een interne opleiding zal je worden ingezet voor)

• het uitvoeren van gespecialiseerde immunohistochemische en fluorescente kleuringen, en in situ hybridisatie analyses en dit zowel manueel als op verschillende automatische kleurtoestellen

• de controle over de werking van de toestellen en het signaleren van storingen

• het opvolgen van de laboprocessen en de registratie van gegevens in het labo informatiemanagementsysteem (LIMS)

• de documentatie van het uitgevoerde labowerk

• het assisteren bij de data interpretatie  

Profiel

• Je heb een diploma Professionele bachelor (Medische, Farmaceutische of Biomedische laboratorium technologie of Biochemie)

• Voorafgaande ervaring in een laboratorium is een pluspunt • Je kan vlot met de computer overweg (Word, Excel)

• Ervaring met een LIMS systeem is mooi meegenomen

• Je bent flexibel, communicatief en werkt graag in teamverband 

• Basiskennis Engels is noodzakelijk

• Je zal werken binnen een ISO kwaliteitssysteem, wat vereist dat je nauwkeurig en gedocumenteerd kan werken

Aanbod

• Contract van onbepaalde duur

• Tijdregeling: Voltijds

• Dienstregeling: Dagwerk

• Je komt in een dynamisch groeiend bedrijf terecht waar we werken volgens de 38 uren werkweek

• Om de woon/werk balans in evenwicht te helpen houden geven we je, boven het wettelijk verlof, nog extra vakantiedagen

• Je krijgt een competitief loon en extralegale voordelen

IT Manager Data Reporting & Analysis

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta ( formerly Caprion – HistoGeneX) provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

CellCarta leverages its strong expertise in cancer to support the entire spectrum of biomarker services including biomarker discovery in the research phase, tumor profiling and biomarker monitoring in clinical studies and companion diagnostics registration studies, patient diagnostics and development of new techniques and tests for tumor analysis and prediction of treatment response. The company bridges the gap between research, clinical studies and diagnostics.

We are currently recruiting an IT Manager Data Reporting & Analysis

Department: IT

Based in

Wilrijk, Antwerp (Belgium)

Major responsibilities

  •  Develop and implement data integration solutions that support a global connected (cloud) platform across multiple regions and countries
  •  Advise on best-fit (IT) solutions to IT leadership and business stakeholders to support the IT strategy and the business
  •  Implement and support all data related platforms and integrations
  •  Advise and implement on best-fit data solutions, integration tooling and platforms for a global company covering multiple regions and countries
  •  Support yearly financial planning and business case follow up for your area
  •  Support yearly (application) IT roadmap and deliver upon promises with both internal and external vendors across the world

Background

  •  Advanced degree (Bachelor’s level or higher in science or IT) with at least 2-3 years of experience in similar roles with a proven track record of delivering data integrations
  •  Proven experience in setting up data platforms and toolings
  •  Proven experience with multiple technologies including on-premise and cloud environments
  •  Proven experience in integration of multiple platforms, including application and data flow optimizations
  •  Proven experience in working with internal teams and external vendors in different sourcing models
  •  An understanding of typical laboratory workflows in the chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental or similar industries would be advantageous as would knowledge of Laboratory Informatics
  •  A wide degree of creativity and initiative is expected. This includes helping the team operationally where needed
  •  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  •  Fluent in Dutch and English both written and spoken
  •  Well organized, results orientated team player capable of working under a minimum of supervision
  •  Participate in the validation of these applications
  •  Having an entrepreneurial mindset is key
  •  Understand the needs and requirements from internal departments and translate them to applications
  •  Be able to see the trends in the market and translate it to new services for the company

What can we offer

  • A dynamic and rapidly changing global environment allowing personal growth
  • A company that is fit for the future
  • A competitive salary and benefits
  • A great team you can work with

Medische Staalontvanger (M/V)

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

Als globale onderzoeksorganisatie in de biofarmaceutische industrie, voorziet CellCarta (Vroeger: Caprion – Histogenex) toegang tot een breed aanbod van biomarker platforms en services. Wij werken samen met onze partners om de meest complexe wetenschappelijke testen uit te voeren. Zo leveren we persoonlijke biomarker oplossingen om steeds verder te gaan in de eindeloze mogelijkheden van precieze medicatie.

Wij bieden onze services op globale schaal aan via onze laboratoria in de US, Canada, België, China en Australië, waar we expertise hebben op vlak van histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics en sample logistics. Wij ondersteunen farmaceutische en biotechnische bedrijven in het onderzoek en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe innovatieve medicatie voor de behandeling van kanker en immuniteitsziektes.

Werkend onder strenge kwaliteit en wettelijke vereisten, streven wij ernaar om een verschil te maken in de toekomstige behandelingen die we aan patiënten kunnen bieden.

CellCarta maakt gebruik van zijn sterkte ervaring in kankeronderzoek om het hele spectrum te ondersteunen van biomarker services, inclusief biomarker ontdekking in de onderzoeksfase, tumor profilering en biomarker monitoring in klinische studies en registratiestudies voor begeleidende diagnostiek, patiënten diagnoses en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe technieken en testen voor tumor analyses en de voorspelling van behandelingsrespons. Het bedrijf is de brug tussen onderzoek, klinische studies en diagnoses.

Momenteel zijn we op zoek naar een Biosample Operator om ons team te versterken.

Departement: Bio Sample Management

Gebaseerd in 

Wirlijk, Antwerpen (Belgie)

Functie


Wij hebben voor jou de unieke mogelijkheid om als schoolverlater of laborant(e) met ervaring bij ons aan de slag te gaan in de afdeling ‘Biosample Management’. Binnenkomende stalen worden geregistreerd in het 'Labo informatie management systeem', verplaatst van en naar hun bewaarlocaties en terug gestuurd naar de klant na analyse. Je werk hier is dus de basis waarop andere teams hun moleculaire en immunohistochemische technieken gaan toepassen. Daarnaast wordt ook onderzoek gedaan naar de verschillende parameters die de kwaliteit van de weefselstalen beïnvloeden. Je begrijpt dat dit werk cruciaal is om achteraf correcte en zo goed mogelijke analyseresultaten te kunnen produceren.


Profiel


• Voorafgaande ervaring in een laboratorium is een pluspunt, een studie Medisch Secretariaat gewenst
• Je kan vlot met de computer overweg (Word, Excel) en met een database of je bent bereid dit te leren
• Je bent communicatief en werkt graag in teamverband
• Je zal werken binnen een kwaliteitssysteem (ISO 15189:2012), wat vereist dat je nauwkeurig en gedocumenteerd werkt


Jobgerelateerde competenties


• De stalen ontvangen en controleren: De datum, het tijdstip van de afname, de gegevens van de persoon met een zorgbehoefte, ... registreren
• Administratie en documentenbeheer uitvoeren
• Werkplaats en materiaal desinfecteren, ordelijk en net houden.
 Het afval afvoeren/vernietigen


Persoonsgebonden competenties


• Leervermogen hebben
• Samenwerken als hecht team
• Zich kunnen aanpassen aan veranderende omstandigheden (flexibiliteit)
• Omgaan met stress
• Klantgerichtheid
• Plannen (= ordenen)
• Zelfstandig werken
• Contactvaardig zijn
• Zin voor nauwkeurigheid hebben
• Creatief denken (Inventiviteit)
• Regels en afspraken nakomen


Aanbod


• Contract van onbepaalde duur
• Tijdregeling: Voltijds
• Dienstregeling: Dagwerk
• Je komt in een dynamisch groeiend bedrijf terecht waar we werken volgens de 38 uren
werkweek
• Je zal deel uitmaken van een snel groeiend en innovatief bedrijf met goede
doorgroeimogelijkheden
• Om de woon/werk balans in evenwicht te helpen houden geven we je, boven het wettelijk
verlof, nog extra vakantiedagen
• Je krijgt een competitief loon en extralegale voordelen

Laboratory Technologist Pre-Analytical phase

Location:  Wilrijk , Antwerpen

Als globale onderzoeksorganisatie in de biofarmaceutische industrie, voorziet CellCarta (Vroeger: Caprion – Histogenex) toegang tot een breed aanbod van biomarker platforms en services. Wij werken samen met onze partners om de meest complexe wetenschappelijke testen uit te voeren. Zo leveren we persoonlijke biomarker oplossingen om steeds verder te gaan in de eindeloze mogelijkheden van precieze medicatie.

Wij bieden onze services op globale schaal aan via onze laboratoria in de US, Canada, België, China en Australië, waar we expertise hebben op vlak van histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics en sample logistics. Wij ondersteunen farmaceutische en biotechnische bedrijven in het onderzoek en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe innovatieve medicatie voor de behandeling van kanker en immuniteitsziektes.

Werkend onder strenge kwaliteit en wettelijke vereisten, streven wij ernaar om een verschil te maken in de toekomstige behandelingen die we aan patiënten kunnen bieden.

CellCarta maakt gebruik van zijn sterkte ervaring in kankeronderzoek om het hele spectrum te ondersteunen van biomarker services, inclusief biomarker ontdekking in de onderzoeksfase, tumor profilering en biomarker monitoring in klinische studies en registratiestudies voor begeleidende diagnostiek, patiënten diagnoses en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe technieken en testen voor tumor analyses en de voorspelling van behandelingsrespons. Het bedrijf is de brug tussen onderzoek, klinische studies en diagnoses.

Momenteel zijn we op zoek naar een Laboratorium Technoloog Pre Analytische fase om ons team te versterken.

Departement: Pre Analytics

Gebaseerd in 

Wirlijk, Antwerpen (Belgie)

Functie

In de sectie ‘Pre-Analytische fase’ kunnen we een paar extra handen gebruiken. Hier worden binnenkomende stalen van verschillende oorsprong verwerkt die dan verder gekleurd en geanalyseerd worden in onze andere units. Je werk is dus de basis waarop andere teams hun moleculaire en immunohistochemische technieken gaan toepassen. Daarnaast wordt ook onderzoek gedaan naar de verschillende parameters die de kwaliteit van de stalen beïnvloeden. Je begrijpt dat dit een cruciale fase is om achteraf zo goed mogelijke analyseresultaten te kunnen produceren. We werken voornamelijk in het kader van klinische studies waarmee we onze bijdrage trachten te leveren in de ontsluiering van het kankerproces.

Profiel

· Voorafgaande ervaring in een laboratorium is een pluspunt; Voorafgaande ervaring met microtomie is een groot pluspunt

· Je kan vlot met de computer overweg (Word, Excel) en met een (LIMS-) database of je bent bereid dit te leren

· Je bent communicatief en werkt graag in teamverband

· Je zal werken binnen een kwaliteitssysteem (ISO 15189:2012), wat vereist dat je nauwkeurig en gedocumenteerd werkt

· Kandidaten gelijkwaardig in ervaring komen ook in aanmerking voor deze vacature

Jobgerelateerde competenties

· Talenkennis: NEDERLANDS (zeer goed) ENGELS (in beperkte mate)

· Werkervaring: beperkte ervaring

Persoonsgebonden competenties

· werkinstructies volgen

· bereid zijn tot leren

· nauwkeurig werken

· samenwerken

Aanbod

· Contract van onbepaalde duur

· Tijdregeling: Voltijds

· Dienstregeling: Dagwerk

· Je komt in een dynamisch groeiend bedrijf terecht waar we werken volgens de 38 uren werkweek

· Om de woon/werk balans in evenwicht te helpen houden geven we je, boven het wettelijk verlof, nog extra vakantiedagen

· Je krijgt een competitief loon en extralegale voordelen

Scientifique Principal - Immunologie / Principal Scientist - Immunology

Location:  Montreal , Quebec

Sommaire

Le scientifique principal chez CellCarta, au sein de l’unité d’affaire ImmuneCarta, est le lead scientifique pour les études en immune monitoring en support aux essais cliniques et aux études pré-cliniques. Le scientifique principal participe au design, au développement et à la validation des essais in vitro. De plus, il est le premier point de contact avec les Sponsors, leurs fournissant un sommaire des données, des présentations et des rapports. Il participe aussi au troubleshooting. Finalement, le scientifique principal est en charge des aspects scientifiques et réglementaires des études en immune monitoring.

Principales Responsabilités

  • Supervise la planification et l'avancement des études et des projets sous sa responsabilité;
  • Réalise et prépare des plans de travail spécifiques aux études et prépare les documents justificatifs pour les essais et les protocoles de suivi de la réponse immunitaire; discute avec la direction et obtient les approbations nécessaire, le cas échéant;
  • Participe à l'élaboration de nouveaux tests in vitro selon les besoins des clients, y compris la phase qualification et validation des essais;
  • Travaille en étroite collaboration avec le personnel du laboratoire (ex. assistants de recherche et techniciens) affectés à ses projets;
  • Veille à ce que les projets soient réalisés selon les délais établis; à ce que les retards soient communiqués de manière proactive aux clients avec un plan d'action pour réduire les retards au minimum;
  • Identifie les contraintes de ressources et travaille avec la direction pour les résoudre et améliorer la productivité;
  • Participe à la préparation des présentations et des publications en collaboration avec les clients lorsque cela est possible;
  • Interagit régulièrement avec les clients, les sites cliniques et la direction de CellCarta pour résoudre sans délai tout problème lié au projet à la satisfaction du client. Documente les interactions et les communications liées aux études;
  • Participe activement à la préparation et la conduite des audits pour les clients ou les organismes réglementaires.

Formation Requise

  • Ph.D. ou formation équivalente en sciences de la vie, de préférence en immunologie, virologie, microbiologie ou biologie moléculaire.

Expérience et Connaissances Exigées

  • Un minimum de 5 ans d'expérience dans un poste équivalent en industrie;
  • Connaissance en immunologie moderne et  être à jour concernant la littérature actuelle, les méthodologies de suivi de la réponse immunitaire et de la conception et de la réglementation des essais cliniques;
  • Connaissance et expérience avec les techniques de cytométrie en flux et les applications génériques dans le domaine du suivi de la réponse immunitaire;
  • Connaissance de la conception de tests, ainsi que la manipulation de données complexes d’essais de cytométrie multiparamétriques;
  • Connaissance des analyses en milieu cellulaire pour suivre l’évolution des réponses immunitaires acquises et naturelles;
  • Expérience de travail avec les logiciels d’analyse de données en cytométrie en flux et d’analyse statistiques;
  • Connaissance et compréhension suffisantes des normes GLP et d'autres directives réglementaires pour effectuer des études GLP;
  • Excellentes aptitudes de communication avec des collaborateurs internes et les clients;
  • Expérience en gestion de projets et faire preuve de solides aptitude en planification et organisation;
  • Parle couramment le français et l'anglais (écrit et parlé).
  • Approche de travail méthodique et systématique;
  • Capable d’établir des priorités;
  • Démontre et applique un niveau avancé de compréhension et de compétences analytiques pour interpréter les données et en tirer des conclusions dans les objectifs du projet;
  • Démontre un esprit critique et créatif;
  • Communique clairement et avec confiance et possède d'excellentes compétences interpersonnelles;
  • Capacité à travailler sur plusieurs tâches en même temps dans un environnement dynamique.

Conditions de travail

  • Doit être disposé à exercer des fonctions ou à superviser des activités dans des installations de niveau de sécurité biologique (NSB) 1 ou 2 où les échantillons biologiques peuvent être soit naturellement ou expérimentalement infectés par des virus potentiellement dangereux tels que le VIH, le VHC ou le CMV.

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Summary

The Principal Scientist is responsible for the overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic area, overseeing experimental testing design, as well as formulating conclusions and recommendations for next steps. The incumbent has the ability to present CellCarta capabilities to clients in a compelling way demonstrating value and differentiation as support function to Business Development activities as well as presentation of results to Sponsor and scientific meetings. The incumbent is ensuring that the timelines and milestones of a study are met by proactively assessing foreseeing challenges, assessing impact of deviations and overall quality of the study conduct.

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversees the planning and progress of studies and projects under her/his responsibility;
  • Designs and prepares detailed study-specific work plans and support documentation for protocols and assays; discusses with management and obtains approval as appropriate;
  • Participates in the development of new in vitro assays as per client needs, including the assay qualification and validation phase;
  • Instructs laboratory personnel (e.g. research assistants and technicians) assigned to  her/his projects;
  • Ensures that projects are conducted as per established timelines and delays are communicated in a proactive manner to clients with action plan to minimize the delays;
  • Identifies resource constraints and inefficiencies and works with management to resolve;
  • Prepares preliminary and final reports;  
  • Ensures that all study-related data is appropriately maintained and archived;
  • Participates in the preparation of presentations and publications in collaboration with clients when possible;
  • Interacts regularly with clients, clinical sites and CellCarta management to address project issues in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the client.  Documents study-related interactions and communications properly;
  • Actively participates in the preparation and conduct of audits for clients or regulatory bodies.

Education

  • Ph.D. or equivalent training in life sciences, preferably in immunology, virology, microbiology or molecular biology.

Experience and Skills Required

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in an equivalent position in the industry or in an academic environment;
  • Knowledge and experience with  multi-parametric flow cytometry techniques and its generic applications in the field of IM including testing design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels;
  • Knowledge of modern immunology and kept abreast with current literature, IM methodologies and clinical trial design and regulations;
  • Knowledge of cell-based assays to monitor adaptive and innate immune responses;
  • Experience working with FlowJo, Pestle, Spice, Prism and Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies;
  • Experience in project management;
  • Experience with client management;
  • Strong communication ability;
  • Approaches work methodically and systematically;
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Demonstrates and applies advanced level of understanding and analytical skills to interpret data and draw conclusions within the project goals;
  • Critical and creative thinker;
  • Communicates clearly and confidently and has excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Skilled at working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.

Principal Scientist - Immunology

Location:  Fremont , CA

Caprion Biosciences Inc. is a leading clinical research organization (CRO) laboratory in immune monitoring, protein characterization and tissue pathology solutions for immunotherapy and drug development. We are located in Montreal, California, Chicago, Belgium, UK, Australia and in China. Employees at Caprion are true scientific partners working together to enhance people’s health and quality of life.

Summary

The Principal Scientist is responsible for the overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic area, overseeing experimental testing design, as well as formulating conclusions and recommendations for next steps. The incumbent has the ability to present Caprion capabilities to clients in a compelling way demonstrating value and differentiation as support function to Business Development activities as well as presentation of results to Sponsor and scientific meetings. The incumbent is ensuring that the timelines and milestones of a study are met by proactively assessing foreseeing challenges, assessing impact of deviations and overall quality of the study conduct. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversees the planning and progress of studies and projects under her/his responsibility;
  • Designs and prepares detailed study-specific work plans and support documentation for protocols and assays; discusses with management and obtains approval as appropriate;
  • Participates in the development of new in vitro assays as per client needs, including the assay qualification and validation phase;
  • Instructs laboratory personnel (e.g. research assistants and technicians) assigned to  her/his projects;
  • Ensures that projects are conducted as per established timelines and delays are communicated in a proactive manner to clients with action plan to minimize the delays;
  • Identifies resource constraints and inefficiencies and works with management to resolve;
  • Prepares preliminary and final reports;  
  • Ensures that all study-related data is appropriately maintained and archived;
  • Participates in the preparation of presentations and publications in collaboration with clients when possible;
  • Interacts regularly with clients, clinical sites and Caprion management to address project issues in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the client.  Documents study-related interactions and communications properly;
  • Actively participates in the preparation and conduct of audits for clients or regulatory bodies.

Education

  • Ph.D. or equivalent training in life sciences, preferably in immunology, virology, microbiology or molecular biology.

Experience and Skills Required

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in an equivalent position in the industry or in an academic environment;
  • Knowledge and experience with  multi-parametric flow cytometry techniques and its generic applications in the field of IM including testing design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels;
  • Knowledge of modern immunology and kept abreast with current literature, IM methodologies and clinical trial design and regulations;
  • Knowledge of cell-based assays to monitor adaptive and innate immune responses;
  • Experience working with FlowJo, Pestle, Spice, Prism and Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies;
  • Experience in project management;
  • Experience with client management;
  • Strong communication ability;
  • Approaches work methodically and systematically;
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Demonstrates and applies advanced level of understanding and analytical skills to interpret data and draw conclusions within the project goals;
  • Critical and creative thinker;
  • Communicates clearly and confidently and has excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Skilled at working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.

Project Lead

Location:  Gosselies

Position Summary

Leads method validation, assay transfer and sample analysis studies based on approved driving documents. Prepares and/or reviews experimental documentation for assigned studies. Prepares and/or fills associated documentation relevant to the studies as per appropriate SOP/CSP and applicable regulatory requirements. Writes and reviews method procedures (SOP/CSP). Responsible for binder submission to QA and answering of QA audit reports.

Responsabilities:

  • Management of method validation, assay transfer and sample analysis studies;
  • Prepares and/or reviews worksheets related to studies;
  • Ensures personnel are trained and training appropriately documented;
  • Ensures high level documents are signed and acknowledged by personnel involved in the study;
  • Ensures study binders are up to date;
  • Follows up on assigned study inventory and sample manifest;
  • Follows up on deviations;
  • Follows up on QC review and ensures it is performed in a timely fashion;
  • Prepares and/or reviews of data tabulation and study related documents;
  • Works in collaboration with the Principal Scientists, the Research Assistants and the Research Associates ; coordinates with the relevant transversal units (e.g. Data Analysis, QC, Sample Management, QA) to deliver quality data on time;
  • Submits studies to QA and answers to QA reports;
  • Schedules experiments based on the timelines, priorities and requirements;
  • Writes and reviews method SOP/CSP;
  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring, training and day to day interaction with the Research Assistants and the Research Associates for assigned studies;
  • Performs biobanking-related activities (sample reception, tracking and inventory) in compliance with applicable procedures.

The applicant must : 

  • Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in Bio Safety Level (BSL) 1 or 2 facilities where biological samples may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous virus such as HIV, HCV, or CMV;
  • Employee is personally responsible for following Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.
  • This position can involve evening and/or week-end work.

Profile:

  • Master in Life Sciences or equivalent, preferably in Immunology.
  • Experience level can vary, however, a minimum of 2 years of experience in similar position is required.
  • Strong scientific knowledge;
  • Good knowledge of clinical study conduct;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of bioanalytical method validation guidelines and requirements;
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP, GCLP regulations to carry out GLP studies;
  • Knowledge of procedures and protocols for containment of biohazardous material, safety procedures and guidelines.

Laboratory Technician

Location:  Gosselies

Sommaire des responsabilités :

Sous la responsabilité du Laboratory Team Leader, le Laboratory Technician joue un rôle-clé dans le bon fonctionnement des activités de laboratoire, en assurant la préparation des expériences (solutions, consommables, étiquettes,…) et en contribuant à la réception et la redistribution du matériel et des échantillons biologiques, ainsi qu’au maintien des inventaires liés.

Les principales responsabilités incluent:

  • Participation à la préparation des expérimentations en laboratoire : solutions, réactifs, étiquettes, matériel divers, etc;
  • Participation à la réception des échantillons biologiques, des réactifs et des commandes générales, incluant la vérification de la conformité avec les bons d’achat et le contrôle des échantillons reçus;
  • Mise à jour de la base de données des achats et des réactifs;
  • Mise à jour des formulaires et inventaires liés aux échantillons biologiques;
  • Participation à la gestion du stock et aux commandes du matériel et réactifs;
  • Participation à la calibration, maintenance et nettoyage des équipements;
  • Travail en conformité avec les règles et normes du Système Qualité en vigueur, incluant les bonnes pratiques de laboratoire et documentation.

Profil :

Les candidats doivent avoir au minimum un CESS (option sciences). Une expérience de plusieurs années dans un poste similaire (ex. préparateur de laboratoire, technicien logistique, opérateur de production, magasinier) est absolument requise.

Aptitudes requises :

  • Démontrer une aptitude pour le travail basique de laboratoire;
  • Démontrer de solides aptitudes organisationnelles;
  • Faire preuve d’une grande rigueur et minutie;
  • Avoir une bonne maîtrise du logiciel Excel;
  • Aptitude à travailler efficacement en équipe;
  • Avoir un sens de l’initiative afin d’assurer un support optimal des activités de laboratoire;
  • Adhérer à des normes Qualité robustes et bien documenter son travail.

Ce que nous offrons :

  • Un contrat à durée indéterminée à temps plein.
  • La formation en matière de qualité requise pour l’exécution des tâches.
  • Des tâches et des responsabilités diversifiées.
  • Un environnement de travail professionnel, dynamique et stimulant dans un domaine de pointe.
  • Un salaire et des avantages compétitifs, adaptés à votre expérience et au contexte.

Votre candidature et toute autre information connexe seront traitées en toute confidentialité.

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Research Assistant – Immunology / Serology (Laboratory work)

Location:  Gosselies

Function :

Reporting to the Laboratory Team Leader and working closely with Principal Scientists, the Research Assistant will work within a team focusing on the characterization of the cellular and of the humoral immune response. The main responsibilities will include the development and execution of flow cytometry assays, viral neutralization assays, foci forming unit assays, Luminex and ELISA assays.

Tasks include :

  • Perform cellular assays, viral neutralization assays and other serological assays according to current standard operating procedures;
  • Establishment and maintenance of cell cultures;
  • Manage reagents inventories and orders;
  • Participate to the writing and/or to the review of method SOP and worksheets;
  • Participate to the technical management of the laboratory;
  • Perform work according to internal quality standards, apply relevant Quality System procedures and participate to the continuous improvement of Quality documents;
  • Attend relevant internal training activities.

Profile of the applicant :

The applicant must hold a bachelor degree (or the equivalent) in a life science discipline such as biology, medical biology or biochemistry/biotechnology. One or two years of demonstrated experience in techniques related to cellular and humoral immunology is preferred. 

The applicant must :

  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills.
  • Demonstrate schedule adaptability and flexibility.
  • Be willing to actively participate to the generation, the implementation and the continuous improvement of laboratory processes.
  • Be willing to work in a Quality environment (ISO17025, GCLP, GMP) and apply good documentation procedures (GDP).
  • Be functional in French (spoken and written) and have a functional knowledge of written English.  Knowledge spoken English is an asset.

Offer :

  • Full time permanent contract, with possibility of rapid start.
  • Diversified tasks and responsibilities.
  • A professional, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary package including benefits, adapted to your experience and the context.

Interested?

Please, send your CV along with a short introduction letter. Additional information may be obtained by calling 071/96.23.36.

Your application and any information will be treated confidentially.

Assistant(e) de Recherche – Immunologie / Sérologie (Travail de Laboratoire)

Location:  Gosselies

Fonction :

Se rapportant au Chef d’Equipe du Laboratoire et travaillant en étroite collaboration avec les Scientifiques Principaux, l’Assistant(e) de Recherche travaillera avec une équipe se concentrant sur la caractérisation de la réponse immunitaire cellulaire et humorale. Les principales responsabilités incluront le développement et l’exécution de tests de cytométrie en flux, de neutralisation virale, des tests du type « Luminex » et des ELISA.

Les tâches incluent :

  • Effectuer des essais cellulaires, des tests de neutralisation virale et d’autres tests sérologiques en accord avec les procédures opérationnelles standardisées ;
  • Établir et maintenir des cultures cellulaires ;
  • Gérer les inventaires de réactifs et les commandes ;
  • Participer à l’écriture et/ou à la révision de SOP et de feuilles de travail ;
  • Participer à la gestion technique du laboratoire ;
  • Effectuer le travail en accord avec les standards de qualité internes, appliquer les procédures pertinentes du Système Qualité et participer à l’amélioration continue des documents Qualité ;
  • Participer aux activités de formation internes pertinentes.

Profil du/de la candidat(e):

Le/la candidat(e) doit posséder un bachelier (ou équivalent) en sciences de la vie tel que biologie, biologie médicale ou biochimie/biotechnologie. Une expérience d’un an ou deux en techniques relatives à l’immunologie cellulaire et humorale est souhaitée.

Le/la candidat(e) doit :

  • Démontrer d’excellentes capacités organisationnelles ;
  • Démontrer une adaptabilité et flexibilité au niveau de l’horaire ; 
  • Vouloir participer activement à la génération, à l’implémentation et à l’amélioration continue des processus du laboratoire ;
  • Vouloir travailler dans un environnement Qualité (ISO17025, GCLP, GMP) et appliquer les bonnes procédures de documentation (GDP) ;
  • Avoir une connaissance fonctionnelle du français parlé et écrit et de l’anglais écrit. La connaissance de l’anglais parlé est un atout.

Offre :

  • Un contrat temps plein à durée indéterminée, avec possibilité de démarrage rapide.
  • Diverses tâches et responsabilités.
  • Un environnement de travail professionnel, dynamique et stimulant.
  • Des opportunités de formation et de développement.
  • Un package salarial attractif incluant des avantages extra-légaux adapté à votre expérience et au contexte. 

Intéressé(e) ?

Faites parvenir votre CV ainsi qu’une courte lettre de motivation adaptée. Tout renseignement complémentaire peut également être obtenu au 071/96.23.36.

Votre candidature et informations associées seront traitées de manière confidentielle.

Spontaneous Application