Scientist - Immunology (H/F/X)

May 5th 2021

CellCarta is an international contract research organisation (CRO) based in Montreal (Canada) offering analytical services to biopharmaceutical companies for the characterization of the human immune response in pre-clinical and clinical studies

Mission Description

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.
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


Candidate profile

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. 
  • 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


For more information please contact to CellCarta

Contact Details

For more information please contact to CellCarta