Research Technician – Entomology

Career Opportunity - Research Technician – Entomology


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 Technician 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 Research Scientist – Entomology, the Research Technician will be responsible for carrying out assigned research projects.  This role supports the entomology activities surrounding in-vivo assays for functional molecule delivery platforms; includes insect stock maintenance, in-vivo assay setup and enumeration, and molecular biology. 


This role provides the opportunity to work with a number of unique organisms and build skills in entomology, assay setup and molecular techniques. This research forms a key component of our RNAi effector delivery pipeline for creating novel biotechnologies used in agriculture and healthcare applications. The successful candidate will 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 that thrives on creative problem solving.  


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 Technician – Entomology 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