Research Technician 1, Resource Facility

  • Company:
    Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Job Description

We are seeking a Research Technician to join our animal care team. This position will provide husbandry (95%) and technical in vivo support (5%) for early stage preclinical research. You will be working in an accredited research facility holding Good Animal Practices (G.A.P.) certification from the Canadian Council on Animal Care (C.C.A.C). This is a permanent, full-time position in the Burnaby office.


  • Animal husbandry following CCAC guidelines

  • Waste removal and inventory management

  • Maintaining cleanliness and sanitation of facility

  • Operation of various equipment

  • Clinical health assessment

  • Biological sample collection


  • Demonstrate technical aptitude

  • Detail-oriented with good organizational, time management and observational skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team

  • Good interpersonal and clear communication skills

  • Ability to exercise mature judgment, discretion and initiative

  • Capable of lifting up to 25kg

  • Ability to work rotational weekends, and stat holidays

  • Basic computer skills including spreadsheets and word processing

  • CALAS certification preferred