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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 4/15/2023

Reference Number: 000001788
Posted Date: 3/14/2023
Closing Date: 4/15/2023

Department: LTRI ( Network Biology Collaborative Centre)
Position: Technician II (Proteomics Research)

POSITION TITLE Technician II ( Proteomics Research) 
HOURS OF WORK 37.5 hours per week 
REPORTS TO Principal Investigator 


The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Sinai Health in Toronto seeks a highly motivated and talented Proteomics Technician to join the Network Biology Collaborative Centre (NBCC) in Toronto. The ideal candidate will contribute to executing and interpreting proteomics experiments for the research team and/or external partners.

The Network Biology Collaborative Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that provides scientists with a functional understanding of genes and gene products in human health. It comprises complementary facilities that can be used reciprocally to flesh out protein function in health and disease states. As a Proteomics Technician, you will work under the direction of Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras, a renowned expert in protein-protein interactions and cell signalling. The proteomics facility of the NBCC provides collaboration, expert advice, service, training, and open access to advanced mass spectrometry technologies to the local and national scientific community. Our facility currently houses six mass spectrometers, all equipped with NanoLC systems: a Bruker timsTOF SCP, a Bruker timsTOF Pro 2, a Thermo Fusion Lumos Orbitrap, and 3 SCIEX TripleTOF 6600 mass spectrometers. Our team contributed their proteomics expertise to >90 publications in the past 5 years. We work closely as a team and value complementarity in backgrounds and expertise.

As a member of the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Sinai Health, you will also be part of a dynamic and collaborative research community at the forefront of biomedical research. The Institute is recognized as one of the leading research institutions in Canada, and it is home to world-class researchers dedicated to improving human health.

The Institute is located in the heart of Toronto, a diverse and multicultural city, with a high quality of life and excellent amenities. As Canada's largest city, it is a vibrant hub of innovation and research with many world-class research institutes and hospitals, making it an ideal location for those who are passionate about scientific discovery.


  • Perform proteomic experiments, including sample preparation, LC-MS/MS analysis, and data analysis
  • Perform molecular and cell biology experiments, including growing and harvesting cells
  • Interpret results and report findings to other members of the research team
  • Maintain and troubleshoot LC-MS/MS instrumentation
  • Maintain accurate records of all experiments and results
  • Contribute to the establishment of protocols and SOP documents
  • Ensure laboratory supplies are appropriately stocked and prepare lab reagents
  • Assist users with instrument training
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the proteomics facility


  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, or a related field
  • Minimum one (1) year of laboratory experience; more extensive experience an asset
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Basic proficiency with molecular and cellular biology techniques or chemistry techniques
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and interest in biology and/or analytical chemistry
  • Experience in proteomics research and/or sample preparation, such as cell harvest, protein extraction, protein digestion, sample cleanup is a major asset
  • Experience with LC-MS/MS instrumentation is preferred


The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including those from underrepresented communities.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. If you are passionate about proteomics research and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, please apply today. To apply, please submit your cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Interfolio [apply.interfolio.com/122171]. Applications are accepted until April 15th 2023 or until a suitable candidate is identified.


URL http://apply.interfolio.com/122171


In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our people and patients, Sinai Health has made it a priority to support everyone in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with this, our Staff Immunization & Surveillance Policy was recently updated to include the requirement for full vaccination – currently defined as receiving two doses and serving a 14-day waiting period following the second dose – in order to be able to work at Sinai Health. To be compliant with our updated Policy, you must provide proof of dual COVID-19 vaccination, as indicated on the Prospective Immunization and Surveillance Policy Information Sheet, in order to be eligible for employment at Sinai Health. If you believe you are one of the very few people who may require an exemption from vaccination, supporting medical information must be submitted to our Occupational Health department, who will review and assess.

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment, and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.


Posting open until April 15, 2023.  We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: http://apply.interfolio.com/122171
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online
Contact Fax: Online


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