Sr. Scientist, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Job Reference

410 Conestogo Rd., Suite 202
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 4E2, Canada
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Tel: +1.226.476.1390
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Sr. Scientist, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
7+ years of direct industry experience
Aterica is looking for an experienced, highly motivated Biochemist/Molecular Biologist to join our multidisciplinary and aggressive research and engineering team.
Some of the specific immediate and future responsibilities include:
Design, execution, analysis, and organization of physical and biochemical experiments
Formulation of concepts and models to drive experimental decisions and to explain results
Research and analysis of protein and related structures in naturally-occurring materials
Developing both lab and volume production analytical assay technologies and methods
Architecture, design, and prototyping of biochemical sampling and sensing products
Cost, stability, and reliability optimization of reagents for volume manufacturing
As an early-stage start-up, much still remains to be done. In return, we can offer an environment where your
contribution to our company culture, technology, business, and the lives of millions of people is critical and is
immediately apparent.
The candidate should have demonstrated experience in biochemistry and/or molecular biology in both academic
and industrial product development settings. Specific requirements include:
Solid background in physical or analytical chemistry AND biochemistry or molecular biology
Extensive hands-on experience in molecular detection methods, both in-lab and in-field
Working knowledge of protein biochemistry and surface chemistry
Demonstrated ability to rigorously connect theory with observations and results
Knowledge of environmental pollution measurements and detection methods
Extensive experience with laboratory protocols and safety
Highly creative, motivated, organized, and execution-oriented
Must be a self-starter, comfortable working in a highly technical collaborative environment
Demonstrated consistent ability to learn, apply creativity, and solve problems
Demonstrated planning and prioritization skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Aterica Background:
Aterica is an aggressive, venture-backed, early-stage start-up in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Our team is a solid
collection of proven Waterloo entrepreneurs, with a significant number successful start-up and established
company operations under our collective belts, including PixStream/Cisco, Mitra/Agfa, VideoLocus/LSI
Logic/Magnum Semi, GE Healthcare, Nuvation, Medicalis, Avvasi, and many other respected companies.
While we are still in stealth mode, our focus is on the emerging domain of consumer digital health –
sophisticated technology and products to allow individuals and families to actively manage their own health on
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410 Conestogo Rd., Suite 202
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 4E2, Canada
Tel: +1.226.476.1390
Email: [email protected]
their own terms. This includes low-invasive, low-intrusive biosensors and system with a focus on health
measurement, monitoring, and diagnostic products. Our technology encapsulates personal environment
biomarker-based sensors, wireless consumer electronics, and mobile and cloud-based software systems.
Our team is our biggest investment. We value, live by, and actively encourage diversity, respect, intelligence,
creativity, and fun, underpinned by a strong work ethic and a focus on execution. As a key member of our team,
your responsibilities will be shaped by your abilities, drive, and ambition and your contribution is critical to
Aterica technical and business success as well as its culture.
Join us and help build a great digital health company whose products improve the health of individuals every
To Apply:
Please submit your resume online @
Due to the large volume of inquiries that we receive, please note that only individuals with a close fit with
Aterica immediate requirements will be contacted directly. However, we do keep and regularly review all
submission for any future roles.
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