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Research technician (part-time)

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About the Company:

NRGene Canada is NRGene’s subsidiary in Saskatoon, Canada, providing Canadian partners with NRGene’s cutting-edge AI-based genomic tools, which are reshaping agriculture and livestock worldwide. Their cloud-based software solutions are designed to analyze big data generated by next-generation sequencing technologies in an affordable, scalable and pre-cise manner. Coupled with a genomics lab and on-site capabilities, NRGene Canada is focus-ing on Canadian specialty crops such as canola, wheat, soybean, cannabis and more, and ac-celerates their breeding programs to significantly increase crop yield and save time and money for NRGene’s partners.

Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated research technician to join our growing Canadian team.
As research technician, you will take part of establishing NRGene’s genotyping lab and responsible for general greenhouse and growth chambers daily operations.
The research technician will also be involved in a range of molecular breeding focused research projects in the lab and the greenhouse.

Working at NRGene Canada will provide you with an opportunity to help us equip our customers with cutting edge genomic solutions and advance your career.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Involvement in research projects in the lab and greenhouse.

  • Responsible for greenhouse and growth chambers operations including planting, watering, managing growth conditions (e.g. vernalization), emasculations, crossing, and seed harvest, storage preparation, and sample preparation from leaf tissue for DNA analyses.

  • Participate in other basic lab activities (e.g. automated DA extractions, PCR preparations)

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor degree/Master degree (or equivalent) in life sciences or closely related technical field of scientific research;

  • 2 or more years of experience working in molecular biology research and breeding technique;

  • 2 or more years of managing green house

  • Willingness and ability to work unconventional hours when required (including weekends, after regular hours and holidays).

Location:​ Saskatoon, Canada
Start Date ASAP, (Casual, Part-Time)

If you want to work with the best, and see yourself fit for the job, please apply here or send your CV to[email protected]


* NRGene Canada is an equal opportunity employer, committed to create an inclusive workplace. We will evaluate qualification of applicants without any discrimination.

* This is a part time position and there is also a possibility for a permanent full-time position.

*This job is open for Canadian citizens, permanent residents and legal work permit holders of Canada only (No exceptions)