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OHRI Research Technician

Contact/Scientist: Dr. Rashmi Kothary
Program: Regenerative Medicine

The Ottawa Hospital: Inspired by research. Driven by compassion

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa. With more than 1,700 scientists, clinician investigators, trainees and staff, and total revenues of more than $100 million, we are one of the foremost Canadian hospital-based research institutes. We are investigating virtually every major disease and condition, with a focus on answering important health questions and translating our findings into benefits for patients and society.

Brief Job Description:

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and have a strong interest in biomedical research. He/she will join a multidisciplinary team working on pre-clinical studies in Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Multiple Sclerosis. This position’s primary purpose will be to provide hands-on support in genotyping and maintaining transgenic mouse colonies. In addition, the candidate will contribute to lab management and safety. There will also be opportunities to participate in independent research projects.

Basic Requirements (Education/Experience):

Will have a college diploma or a BSc degree and related work experience. Knowledge on protein analysis (Western Blotting), PCR and immunofluorescence microscopy an asset. Should have a demonstrated ability to follow established guidelines and protocols and to complete work assignments in an effective and efficient manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with mice would be an asset.

Contract details:

This position is a 1 year Maternity Leave replacement with a strong possibility of extension.
The salary scale is $19.749 (min) - $28.541 (max)

Please send a complete CV with description of research experience.

Contact Info:

Dr. Rashmi Kothary
Senior Scientist
Regenerative Medicine Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.



Regenerative Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the Regenerative Medicine Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, invites applications for a tenure-track position in regenerative medicine.  Click here for more information.


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