Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator – 13-Month Maternity Leave Contract

Position Summary

Renaissance is looking for a proactive and collaborative Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator to join our R&D team on a 13-month maternity leave contract basis. This role will be based out of our office located on the University of British Columbia’s main campus, in beautiful Vancouver, BC.

Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer, the Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the effective utilization of laboratory resources (personnel, equipment, and time) to facilitate the efficient and successful execution of Renaissance’s R&D projects.

The Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator is also responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and coordination of day-to-day lab and office operations, office safety and project management.

Our ideal candidate would be a strong laboratory administrator with exceptional organizational and communication skills complemented by a scientific background. Knowledge and skills training in project management, specifically the development and utilization of project management systems is a strong asset.

Responsibilities Include

Lab and Office Coordinator - Approximately 75% of the role

Laboratory & Office Safety

Project Management

Education & Experience Required

Position Details

This is a full-time 13-month contract role. General workdays are Monday to Friday, with the requirement for flexibility to work weekends (for scientific experiments), when needed.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and a brief cover letter indicating why you feel you are a fit for this role to Please indicate Lab and Scientific Project Coordinator in the subject line.

We would like to thank all applicants who apply. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, thank you.

About Renaissance BioScience Corp

Renaissance BioScience Corp. is a privately held, global, industry leading biological engineering company based in Vancouver, Canada. Renaissance develops functional, market-ready microorganisms for the global food and beverage, agriculture, chemicals, and healthcare industries. The wholly owned commercial subsidiaries of Renaissance BioScience Corp. include Renaissance Yeast Inc., which commercializes H2S-preventing wine yeast; Renaissance Ingredients Inc., which commercializes acrylamide-reducing baker’s yeast; and Bright Brewers Yeast Inc., which commercializes beer yeast technologies.

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