Biological Scientist - The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Date Posted: Sep 11, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Earned doctorate degree
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

5 years or more

Work setting

  • Urban area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists
  • Conduct molecular or biochemical studies and experiments in genetic expression gene manipulation and recombinant DNA technology to develop new or alternative methods of producing products
  • Conduct research in biotechnology to discover develop and refine and evaluate new products
  • Conduct research into the structure and functioning of human animal and plant tissues and cells
  • Study the nature cause and development of diseases and the structural and functional changes caused by diseases

Supervision

  • Working groups

Experience and specialization

Area of work experience

  • Health
  • Health care institution facility or clinic
  • Research institute laboratory or centre

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Medical exam
  • Immunization records
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting standing walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Large workload

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan