Research Scientist I

Laval University
Quebec, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Staff (24 months)
Degree Level Required:
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Research Scientist I

The development of a method of cytogenomics and molecular genetics by a genome sequencing approach. This research project will be carried out over a period of 2 years, the purpose of which is to develop a test for the detection of balanced and non-balanced chromosomal abnormalities balanced more effective. Results will improve test resolution currently used cytogenetics, precision, cost-effectiveness and integration into genomic medicine.


The professional research incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Tasks related to maintenance, specialized technologies, gathering information and experimentation related to research activities.
  • Participate in the development of research protocols and their implementation;
  • Collaborate in data collection, baseline analysis and interpretation of results; Provide technical and methodological support to laboratory staff; Select the research material, recommend and execute the operations of order and reception;
  • Communicate the progress of his research work to the researcher;
  • Contribute to the preparation of the methodological sections of scientific articles;
  • Participate in the adaptation of research tools and the development of new methods on analysis;
  • Perform other related duties.


Hold an undergraduate degree in health science;

  • Possess verbal and written communication skills in English and French;
  • Make sure autonomy and good time management;
  • How to Apply

    Please send your most up-to-date CV/resume and cover letter

Additional Information

Knowledge or relevant experience in the field of molecular genetics or molecular biology. Benefits and working conditions Work schedule: full time, day time, 35 hours / week; Place of work: Research Center, CHUL site Group insurance scheme; Pension Plan (RRGEOP); Salary and competitive benefits.