Job details Research scientist

Posting Period

From June 11, 2021
to July 31, 2021

Country or region

Canada

Location

Montréal, Québec

Business Unit

Health Solutions

Department

Research and Development

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required

Master's Degree

Work schedule

Monday to Friday

Salary

To be determined

Benefits

Competitive social benefits

Research scientist

Main Functions

Reporting to the Pre-clinical program manager, the Research Scientist will be participating to in-vitro research projects on microorganisms and do laboratory analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Research host-microbe interactions and mechanisms of action using various model systems.
  • Conduct studies in a nematode (C. elegans) as a model to select probiotic microbes for clinical studies.
  • Investigate and potentially implement other model organisms such as drosophila for routine screening of probiotic bacteria.
  • Use fluorescence microscopy to stain for various molecules of interest.
  • Write monthly reports and manuscripts.
  • Participate in other projects.

Technical skills

Required

  • Previous clinical research experience preferred.
  • Master’s degree in microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology (or equivalent

Personal abilities

Required

  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French
  • Ability to write scientific reports.

Organization

Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand Health Solutions specializes in the production of probiotics intended to serve the agri-food, parapharmaceutical, and pharmaceutical industries. With its manufacturing processes adhering to the highest standards of quality, the company provides probiotic strains that help millions of people improve their health and well-being.

On top of its extensive portfolio of ready-to-use probiotics (Lacidofil®, Probiokid®, Probio'Stick®, Protecflor®), the Health Solutions branch also tailor-makes unique formulas to respond to clients' unique needs. This process employs the Harmonium, Lafti®, or Rosell® strains.

The Lallemand Health Solutions team enjoys a stellar reputation, as one of the only companies that is authorized to produce the S.boulardii strain. Whether in North America, Europe, or Asia, your next pro-fessional challenge awaits you at Lallemand!

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