If you’re pursuing a career in life sciences and passionate about regenerative medicine, chances are you’re familiar with STEMCELL Technologies, AKA, the largest biotech company in Canada.
And if you’re on the job hunt, even better, because STEMCELL currently has 93 open roles in Vancouver.
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As the name suggests, STEMCELL Technologies specializes in developing and manufacturing tools for stem cell research and cell therapy. The company has produced a wide range of products for researchers working in the field, with offices in more than 50 countries across the globe.
Here are just some of the open roles you can apply for in Vancouver:
- Equipment Records Administrator
- Senior Account Development Representative
- Manufacturing Technologist, Labs
- Scientist, Biophysics
- IT Support Technician
- Technologist, Pluripotent Stem Cell Core Facility
- Associate Learning Consultant
- Senior Systems Manager
- Research Associate, Liver Biology
- Manufacturing Technologist, GMP
Note that Post-secondary education in a technical-related program is required for most of these roles.
As for benefits, STEMCELL provides a mix of on-site, hybrid, and remote opportunities, extra days off during the holidays, extended health care, life insurance, travel insurance, and more.
Fortunately for the industry, BC just launched a new Life Sciences and Biomanufacturing Strategy, with the goal of securing the province’s position as a leading hub for life sciences and biomanufacturing.
According to a release, BC is investing $10 million to help grow local companies and provide them with new wet lab facilities. This means that the most in-demand jobs will be in the care economy and scientific and technical services sector.
An estimated 16,000 biomanufacturing workers will be needed in Canada by 2029. So if you’re looking for jobs in Vancouver in a rapidly expanding field, biotech will definitely fit the bill.
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