New job Research Associate in Prince Edward Island

Research Associate

Company : The Center for Aquaculture Technology
Salary : $35,000 - $44,000 a year
Location : Prince Edward Island

Full Description

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies, a private aquaculture innovation and research company, is seeking a Research Associate in Souris, PE. This is a full-time, Permanent, position and will begin immediately with the successful candidate reporting to the Lab Manager in Fish Health.


· Performs routine laboratory procedures such as bacterial or viral propagation and primary cell culture maintenance.

· Assisting in the set-up and execution of in vitro experiments

· Carries out data acquisition, analysis, interpretation, and reporting/verification of results.

· Care and maintenance of the laboratory including calibration and qualification of equipment as well as completion of records.

· Develops and revises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

· Provides training for staff in use of specific SOPs.

· Management of staff including interns and junior research associates.

Desired skills/ experience/ competencies:

· A minimum of a BSc. in a relevant field. Preference will be given to those with microbiology, cell culture and/or research experience.

· Eligible to work in Canada.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing and executing multiple projects concurrently.

· Physically able to handle routine and repetitive tasks, bending, and lifting 15kgs.

· Ability to work as part of a team.

· Experience working in a regulatory environment in compliance with standard operating procedures.

· Service oriented with a commitment to ensuring client satisfaction.

· Fosters a positive work environment congruent with the company values and philosophy.

Key Qualifications:

· Commitment to CATC’s Core Purpose: Dedication to and passion for CATC’s core purpose: We are driven by the transformative potential of aquaculture. To feed the world, support the environment, and sustain the planet. Our purpose is to unlock this potential.

CATC offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Closing date: September 26, 2021

Please send CV/Resume and provide the contact information for three references to: email attached.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: 2021-09-26

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $35,000.00-$44,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • No

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