Career Opportunities

Analytical Chemistry Technician

Renaissance BioScience Corp. is looking for an organized and detail orientated Analytical Chemistry Technician with passion for analytical instrumentation to join our growing R&D team. This position is full-time, and will be based out of our R&D laboratory, located on the main University of British Columbia campus in beautiful Vancouver, BC.

Reporting to the Analytical Chemist, the Analytical Chemistry Technician will work with our R&D team to analyze a variety of different food and beverage samples across a wide range of procedures using state of the art equipment. This is an excellent opportunity to perfect your research techniques while providing exposure to a variety of analytical methods and sample types. + Details

Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator – 13-Month Maternity Leave Contract

Renaissance is looking for a proactive and collaborative Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator to join our R&D team on a 13-month maternity leave contract basis. This role will be based out of our office located on the University of British Columbia’s main campus, in beautiful Vancouver, BC.

Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer, the Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the effective utilization of laboratory resources (personnel, equipment, and time) to facilitate the efficient and successful execution of Renaissance’s R&D projects.

The Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator is also responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and coordination of day-to-day lab and office operations, office safety and project management.

Our ideal candidate would be a strong laboratory administrator with exceptional organizational and communication skills complemented by a scientific background. Knowledge and skills training in project management, specifically the development and utilization of project management systems is a strong asset. + Details

Post-Doctoral Fellow – Platform Microbial Cell Factories

Renaissance is looking for a proactive and collaborative Post-Doctoral Fellow to join our R&D team to lead the implementation of fundamental and applied research in the field of Platform Microbial Cell Factories (MCFs). This role will be based jointly out of our office and Dr. Thibault Mayor’s office located on the University of British Columbia’s main campus, in beautiful Vancouver, BC.

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will work directly under the supervision of Dr. Matthew Dahabieh, Renaissance’s Chief Scientific Officer and Dr. Thibault Mayor (UBC) as part of a Mitacs Accelerate funded collaboration, ‘Make with Microbes’. For more information about the project please visit https://makewithmicrobes.xyz/

As the lead scientist on the project, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will be responsible for all aspects of project implementation including:

1. Translating the project hypothesis and objectives into a comprehensive set of actionable experimental plans
2. Conducting literature research as necessary to realize project objectives
3. Appropriately resourcing the project including identifying and developing experimental tools, methods, and equipment necessary to successfully conduct the project
4. Executing the experimental plan including collecting, analyzing and interpreting data as appropriate.
5. Capturing and reporting on project deliverables including internal reporting, peer-reviewed publications, patents, and other forms of verbal and written communication.

It is envisioned that the Post-Doctoral Fellow will utilize the resources of both the Mayor and Renaissance labs, and will conduct experiments in both locations as appropriate in addition to training and mentoring 1-2 graduate student level scientists to aid in the project implementation. + Details