Research Technician


Charlottetown, PEI, Canada


Somru Bioscience Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company dedicated to developing breakthrough antibody technology for research, diagnostic and therapeutic applications. The company utilizes a unique and proprietary Somru™ technology which produces antibodies with superior binding affinity and bioactivity in a wide variety of biological assays in a short period of time. We also offer a wide range of quality reagents for research and diagnostics applications as well as for biosimilar research and development.

Job Title

Research Technician

Job Duties

  • Perform antigen preparation as per standard operating procedures for the production of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies.
  • Purify and characterize antibodies using ligand binding methods (e.g., ELISA, Biacore etc.)
  • Execute experimental design to utilize well characterized antibodies to develop binding assays.
  • Develop new ligand binding immunoassays processes, methods for measurement of proteins and antibodies in biological matrices in consultation with principal investigators.
  • Design and execute day-to-day experiments, analyze and interpret experimental results contributing to research program strategies
  • Responsible for troubleshooting problems with analytical methods that may arise.
  • Prepares protocols and specifications for processes, products, and tests.
  • Oversees proper maintenance, qualification and day-to-day user logging of equipment usage in the lab
  • Coordinate technology/methods transfer to external collaborators and contract research organizations
  •  Assure scientific quality and client service targets are achieved.
  • Consult with Principal Investigator regarding research, and prepare scientific articles, technical papers and reports.
  • Collaborate with senior scientists to research grant topics and write grants.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing Skills/Qualifications


  • Post-secondary diploma in Biological Sciences  
  • Minimum 1-2 year experience in assay development
  • In-depth scientific knowledge of analytical method development (e.g., ELISA, bioassay etc.) and purification of proteins and antibodies.
  • Experience in protein biochemistry (protein purification, Western blotting, Immunoprecipitation, etc.) will be an asset.  
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with internal and external team members.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to write read and interpret technical and scientific reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to schedule and arrange own activities to accomplish them.


If you are interested in being considered for this position:

Email resume to: Please indicate “Research Tech 1” on the subject line of your email.  

Somru BioScience Inc.
19 Innovation Way | Charlottetown, PE | C1E 0B7
TEL: 902-367-4322 | Fax: 902-367-4323

Contact information

Somru BioScience Inc.
19 Innovation Way
BioCommons Research Park
Prince Edward Island, C1E 0B7