Lab Assistant

Renaissance is looking for an organized and detail orientated Lab Assistant to join our Research Team. This role will be based out of our offices located on the University of British Columbia’s main campus, in beautiful Vancouver, BC. 

Reporting to the Lead Development Scientist, and as a member of the R&D team, the Lab Assistant will be responsible for keeping the laboratory clean, organized, and in proper working condition by preforming non-experimental lab duties such as glassware washing and sterilization, media preparation, routine lab housekeeping, inventory of general use supplies, and basic maintenance of common use equipment. 

This role is ideal for someone who is starting their lab career and wants to learn and contribute in a supporting role.

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

Education & Experience Required:

Position Details

This is a full-time 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 Assistant in the subject line.

We would like to thank all applicants who apply.  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.