Research Scientist – Cell Biology

Career Opportunity: Research Scientist – Cell Biology

Renaissance BioScience Corp. is a leading, global biological engineering company.  We believe biology can transform our world by creating the things we need in healthier, more productive, and sustainable ways. Using our proprietary biological engineering platform, we create transformative solutions to real-world problems in global industries like food and beverage, agriculture, chemicals, and healthcare.

Looking for scientists, entrepreneurs, and imagineers.

We spend our waking hours custom crafting microorganisms that help protect humanity and the environment. 

Interested in joining us? Let's talk.

Our Employee Values:

  1. Communication = Open, honest, and effective communication is the cornerstone of how we work.

  2. Teamwork = We are accountable individually and as part of a team. Every person—across all departments and levels—are valuable members of our team. 

  3. Entrepreneurship = Our company is founded on an entrepreneurial mindset driving technological innovation in biology. Asking "what's possible", and questioning "what's not."

To help build our leading research and development team, we aim to hire smart people who are self-starters and results-driven. If you are a team player looking for an opportunity to grow your career in a fast-paced, rapidly growing life sciences company, please consider applying for the opportunity below today.

Position Summary

Renaissance is looking for a collaborative and detail orientated Research Scientist to join our R&D 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 Principal Scientist – Discovery Group, the Research Scientist will be responsible for designing and conducting cell biology-focused R&D experiments across a variety of projects that advance the company’s bioactive molecule production and delivery platform technology for use in agriculture and healthcare.

In addition to specific R&D projects, this role also provides an opportunity to spearhead the development of in vitro cell culture R&D infrastructure, including the development of a variety of cell-based assays in insect and mammalian cells. This research and infrastructure will form a key component of our growing bioactive molecule discovery pipeline. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to be involved with research that will be published in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as in patents.

Our ideal candidate is an independent thinker and problem solver that thrives on teamwork in a fast-paced, innovative environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Education & Experience Required:

Position Details

This is a full-time, permanent role. General workdays are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet deadlines.

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 Research Scientist 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.

Based in Vancouver, Canada, Renaissance is an Environmental Impact company whose bioengineering platform technologies develop innovative, market-ready, functional microorganisms that provide solutions to a broad range of health, environmental and industrial problems. Detailed information about the Renaissance group of companies is available at