Principal Biomedical Scientist

Company Description

Job Type: Permanent Full-Time

 Language: English

 Job Location: 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario

The purpose of this role is to support Lunella Biotech’s mission in the discovery of anti-ageing and anti-cancer therapeutics.

This position will involve the screening and discovery of drugs that target the metabolic phenotype of senescent cells and cancer stem cells, across multiple cancer types.

Job Description


To engage with Lunella’s mission to fight ageing and cancer by developing novel therapeutic strategies
To develop research objectives in connection with the project outlined above and in agreement with the laboratory heads
To perform experiments in the laboratory to test hypotheses regarding ageing and cancer
To write up draft reports for manuscript publication and patent evaluation
To present data as required, during lab meetings and conferences
To assist in the supervision of graduate students and staff
To collaborate with members within and outside of the laboratory
To comply with Health and Safety regulations
To promote equality and diversity and sustain an inclusive and supportive work environment
This role detail is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake.  It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances


Completed PhD in related biological/ pharmaceutical sciences
Publication record in peer-reviewed journals

Background & Experience

At least 10+ Years Experience working as a scientist

Essential criteria

Experience in flow cytometry/FACS analysis          
Experience and a track record in working with and developing a variety of techniques
Experience in aseptic techniques for cell culture
Experience in recording, analyzing and interpreting data

Desirable criteria

Experience in the generation of stable cell lines using transfection methods
Experience in assays measuring metabolic parameters of cellular models
Experience in cell migration and invasion assays
Experience in the co-culture of multiple cell types
Experience in confocal or fluorescent microscopy
Experience in proteomics
Experience in high throughput screening or automatization techniques

Skills & Competencies

Essential criteria

Ability to work independently within an agreed framework
Excellent communication skills on paper and verbally, including good IT skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Proven ability to follow directions
Ability and willingness to learn new analytical methods and skills

Desirable criteria

Good organizational skills
To provide guidance to other staff on own specialist area
Experience in writing papers and scientific reports

Additional Information

Wage: Salary range $123,310-$170,200. Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits Package: Relocation assistance including first year tax preparation services, Group Benefit Plan (including prescription drugs, dental, fertility benefits, life and disability insurance), Employee Assistance Program, Virtual health and mental healthcare, Calm meditation app, Pension Plan, Company paid parking, Annual Salary review, Possible Discretionary Bonuses, Wage increases in keeping with company and industry performance. Continuing education opportunities

Contact Information 

Please apply:

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited

145 Richmond Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 1A1


Additional Information

As an equal opportunity employer, Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited is committed to achieving a skilled and diversified workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. We encourage applications from women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Aboriginal people.

No phone calls or agencies, please


Posted By

Lunella Biotech

Contact Information


Ottawa, Ontario


Cancer and Aging

Positions For

PhD Bio sciences

Date Posted

Tuesday December 05, 2023