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November 17, 2023 / adMare BIoInnovations - Post Doctoral Fellow – Synthetic Organic Chemistry

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Post Doctoral Fellow – Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Post Doctoral Fellow – Synthetic Organic Chemistry

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About adMare BioInnovations:

With a strong track record of globally competitive scientific discovery, Canadian life sciences is primed to lead the world. To make this a reality, adMare BioInnovations uses its scientific and commercial expertise, specialized R&D infrastructure, and seed capital to build strong life sciences companies, robust ecosystems, and industry-ready talent. We re-invest our returns into the Canadian industry to ensure its long-term sustainability.

Our 29 portfolio companies have attracted more than $2.3 billion of risk capital, have a combined value of over $4 billion, and employ more than 1000 Canadians. Our Innovation Centres are home to 35+ biotech companies, contract research organizations, and specialized commercialization support organizations. The adMare Academy has trained more than 500 alumni – 94% of whom are now working to build our life sciences industry

Fellowship Program:

Applications are invited for a twenty-four-month research intensive fellowship program at adMare designed to offer fellows a hands-on bench scientific experience while developing valuable and lifelong career advancement skills in adMare’s innovative research environment.

In addition to contributing both intellectually and experimentally to numerous therapeutic programs with focus on data generation fellows will receive on-the-job training supplemented with customized learning and development initiatives to advance the understanding of the drug development lifecycle and personal skill acquisition.

We are seeking postdoctoral fellows with a passion for synthetic organic chemistry and/or medicinal chemistry to join our Vancouver site. The fellow will become integrated within our medicinal chemistry team and take part in a drug discovery project. The postdoctoral fellow will gain experience in modern medicinal chemistry techniques and strategies. This program offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience in drug discovery and to be part of a multidisciplinary team including biology, pharmacology and Drug Metabolism.

As Fellow you will:

Engage meaningfully with hands-on, experiential learning opportunities with an outlook on transferrable competencies.
Leverage past scientific experience, design, execute and drive key cutting edge R&D initiatives within adMare’s programs.
Prepare data for presentation at lab and departmental meetings and/or conferences.
Participate in manuscript and patent application writing, as appropriate.
Develop professional soft skills critical to success within & outside adMare.
Broaden professional network within the life sciences industry.

Qualifying Criteria:

Recently completed a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry or a related field from an accredited graduate level institution.
The successful candidate should have a strong interest and demonstrate deep understanding and experience in the specified field of research.
The successful candidate is expected to understand the assigned project and work independently, propose experimental hypotheses, design experimental questions and protocols, and plan, coordinate, conduct and report on assigned research projects.
Excellent communication and writing skills, as well as a team-oriented mindset for collaborative research, are critical.
Technical proficiency, scientific creativity, independent thought, and ability to effectively collaborate with others with multiple scientific disciplines.

*** Only local residents of Canada (students in Canadian PhD programs) are considered at this time.”

Position Base Salary Range: $63,200 – $94,700

The salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

The base salary is just one part of the total rewards package at adMare. In addition, the package includes an annual performance bonus, matched RRSP contributions, a broad spectrum of wellness programs including paid resources, training and professional support, generous vacation and paid time off, maternity leave top-up, and several other offerings to meet the unique needs of our diverse talent.

We are committed to growing our talented team and their potential to drive innovative novel therapeutics. We provide a community where team members can thrive working in a multidisciplinary environment, explore new ways of thinking, and expand their capabilities through the array of development programs we offer our entire team.

adMare is fully committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion; and to making them an integral part of our organizational strategy – a commitment that is not just about words but is about specific actions to create a barrier-free, respectful, and welcoming working environment wherein everyone feels welcomed, supported, included, valued, and empowered to succeed. We are also proud to be an early adopter of the Government of Canada’s 50–30 Challenge to achieve meaningful and substantive improvements in workplace diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization, including positions of influence and senior leadership.

At adMare we are driven by our vision and united by our shared values of Courage, Collaboration, Objectivity, Judgment, Excellence, and Reach.

Be a part of life at adMare. Join our team!

The state of the language situation and the assessment of the language needs of our company justify the requirement of knowledge of a language other than French for this position. In this case, the successful candidate for this position is required to have an excellent command of English, both spoken and written, due to the fact that the tasks to be performed include the responsibility to maintain, on a continuous and daily basis, relations with our Canadian team, whose main language of oral and written exchange is English, and to be able to discuss scientific and business concepts competently and in detail in this language.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 17/02/2024

Please visit our website and submit your application via current opportunities section; or send your Resume to Olga Popok at :

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