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Scientist I/II - Preclinical Translation

Position Overview: 


As a Scientist I/II on the Preclinical Translation team, you will play a central role in assessing the safety and efficacy of our groundbreaking treatments. Your expertise will shape development of clinically relevant disease models through execution of GLP preclinical studies. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge cell therapies while thriving in a collaborative and innovative environment.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Produce iPSC-derived liver tissue for preclinical studies. 

  • Perform basic cell characterization techniques including ddPCR, flow cytometry, ELISA, and potency assays. 

  • Hands-on execution of animal studies, including IP injection, laparotomy, blood and organ collection. 

  • Contribute to the development of in vitro and in vivo preclinical models. 

  • Design, execute, analyze, and report on preclinical studies defining product safety, efficacy, dose, and mechanism of action. 

  • Collaborate closely with Process & Analytical Development, Regulatory, and Clinical teams. 

  • Remain current on emerging technologies, and scientific approaches that enable lean development. 

  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement, scientific rigor, respect, and trust. ​

Qualifications: 
 

  • Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Stem Cell Biology, Pharmacy, or a related fields with 1+ years of preclinical development experience. 

  • Demonstrated success designing and executing experiments resulting in key scientific contributions.  

  • Effective use of statistical methods for data analysis, interpretation, and presentation. 

  • Previous exposure to cell therapy development is highly desirable.  

  • Proficient at cultivating, differentiating, and characterizing human iPSCs and derivatives. 

  • Background developing in vitro and in vivo models and/or performing preclinical studies. 

  • Experience with in vivo rodent models, including drug administration and surgical procedures. 

  • Solid analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to effectively troubleshoot and solve problems, as well as proactively identify risks and propose mitigation solutions.  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience presenting data sets to an audience with multidisciplinary backgrounds. 

  • Well organized with efficient time management skills including the ability to prioritize effectively. 

 

Why Morphocell: 
 

  • Join a dynamic team of professionals committed to pushing the boundaries of cell therapy. 

  •  Contribute to groundbreaking advancements in the field of biotechnology. 

  • Opportunity for personal and professional growth in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. 

  • Competitive compensation package.

  • Group medical and dental insurance.

  • RRSP matching contribution.

  • Commuting travel benefits.
     

If you are a highly motivated scientist with expertise in cell therapy preclinical development and have a passion for driving innovation, we invite you to apply and be part of our mission to revolutionize patient care through cutting-edge therapies. 


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to: career@morphocell.com .
 

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To apply, send your resume, motivation letter and list of 3 references to career@morphocell.com

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