Principal Scientist - Proteomics

Montreal, QC, Canada
Full Time

About CellCarta

CellCarta is a leading provider of specialized precision medicine laboratory services to the biopharmaceutical industry. Leveraging its integrated analytical platforms in immunology, histopathology, proteomics and genomics, as well as related specimen collection and logistics services, CellCarta supports the entire drug development cycle, from discovery to late-stage clinical trials. The company operates globally with over 800 employees in its nine facilities located in Canada, USA, Belgium, Australia, and China.


CellCarta is seeking a highly qualified and experienced individual to be responsible for scientific management of multiple research projects across a wide range of therapeutic areas. Studies involve analysis of plasma, CSF, cells, tissue and other clinical samples to obtain biological insights, such as the discovery of biomarkers, diagnostics, or targets.

Main Responsibilities

The Principal Scientist will be directly responsible for general study conduct culminating in a final report. The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the development of work-plans that specify a clear approach and timelines for achieving study objectives.
  • Ensure the project team, composed of sample processing scientists, bioinformaticians and biostatisticians, has a thorough understanding of the project goals and deliverables.
  • Monitor the study from initiation through delivery.
  • Be responsible for interpretation of results and provide scientific and technical input to the project team.
  • Write scientific reports.
  • Prepare presentations to the pharmaceutical partner.
  • Be responsible for client communications and update the client regularly regarding the status of their project. 
  • Organize workload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.


  • An M.Sc. (with significant work experience) or Ph.D. in biology, pharmacology or related field.

Experience and Skills required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a CRO, biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting.
  • Must have experience in the development and validation of ELISA and Meso Scale Discovery assays in a GLP setting;
  • Knowledge of the drug discovery and development process, including CMC.
  • Excellent understanding of quantitative biomarker, pharmacokinetic (PK) or analytical assays
  • Ability to manage multiple large-scale projects and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills are essential.
  • Experience in working in a matrix organization.
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and able to work independently and as part of a team.

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, citizenship or immigration status or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local news. By completing this application you are seeking to join a team of hardworking professionals dedicated to consistently delivering outstanding service to our customers and contributing to the financial success of the organization, its clients, and its employees. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons.


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