Laboratory Assistant

Summary of responsibilities

Dr. Emilia Liana Falcone directs a post-Covid-19 clinic that offers clinical follow-up integrated with a research project. This project includes the collection and preparation of samples for biobanking, as well as in vitro and in vivo translational studies (e.g. mouse models).

Different tasks

  • Data entry related to the biobank
  • Biobank management
  • Process human biological samples collected as part of protocols in NC2 (e.g., plasma isolation, PBMC [peripheral blood mononuclear cells] isolation, DNA and RNA extraction, aliquoting).
  • Preparation of different solutions and media
  • Knowledge of cell culture techniques
  • Knowledge of flow cytometry technique
  • Knowledge of molecular biology techniques (e.g. Western blot, PCR, qPCR, ELISA)
  • Ability to work with animal models (e.g. mice)
  • Knowledge of microbiology techniques (e.g. aerobic and anaerobic culture, preparation of culture media and agars) would be an asset as well as experience in confocal microscopy.

Qualifications required

  • Bachelor's degree or a minimum of three years of relevant or related experience
  • Functional bilingualism
  • Sense of organization, autonomy and rigour
  • Computer knowledge of the Office suite
  • Computer knowledge of the Office suite and openness to learning other software (e.g. REDCAP, Freezerworks)

Terms and Conditions of Employment 

  • Work schedule of 35 hours per week; 
  • Contribution to the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan (RREGOP); 
  • Life, health and salary insurance plans; 
  • 13 paid statutory holidays and 9.6 days of sick leave per year; 
  • 20 days of vacation after one year worked of the reference period; 
  • Employee Assistance Program.


Immediately, until filled.

How to apply

Send your resume by e-mail specifying the Laboratory Assistant contest to

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The IRCM offers equal employment opportunities to all.

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