Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology : The Centre for Drug Research and Development, Canada

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology at The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), Canada

Job Description : The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) provides drug development expertise and infrastructure to enable researchers from leading academic and health research institutions to advance promising, early-stage drug candidates. CDRD combines its drug development platform with a commercial arm, which licenses technologies from affiliated institutions and establishes working collaborations with other biotech and life sciences companies. The Government of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence program has recognized CDRD as a Centre of Excellence in Commercialization in Research (CECR).

Summary : As a Post Doctoral Fellow, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, you will be a member of a research team providing critical expertise for progression of drugs from discovery through commercialization.

Responsibilities :
a. Working within and across the CDRD divisions, participate on drug research and development projects requiring expertise from target validation, drug screening, organic synthesis, drug formulation and delivery, through in-vivo drug evaluation.
b. Under the direction of Division Heads, you will assist CDRD Investigators from affiliated institutions with completing proof of concept packages for selected drug research projects.
c. Duties may include working with investigators and other team members in developing biological assays, automating processes, performing statistical analysis, performing SNP analysis and analysis of gene and protein arrays.
d. Other related duties as assigned.