Job: Senior Biologist

Title Senior Biologist
Categories Biologists
Terms of Employment Temporary Contracts
Salary $22.00ph
Location Ottawa
Job Description

Our Government client requires a unilingual experienced Biologist for three month contract to start mid-January.  Must have valid Enhanced Security Clearance.


The specific intent of this Health Canada study is to provide information on biomarkers of exposure to various chemicals in the environment and in consumer products, by performing chemical analysis on selected biological samples. In order to support these research activities Health Canada requires a research technologist to perform sample extraction and instrumental analysis.



  • Sample extraction for quantitative analysis of selected chemicals in biological and environmental matrices.
  • Operate Agilent GC coupled with Waters triple quadrupole mass spectrometer.
  • Operate Agilent 7000 triple quadrupole GC/MS/MS instrument.
  • Operate Thermo Trace GC Ultra coupled with TSQ Quantum GC (GC/MS/MS) instrument.
  • Perform routine maintenance of analytical instruments.
  • In collaboration with a Research Chemist, collect, evaluate, compile results and prepare laboratory

reports for the Laboratory Leader.

  • Participate in activities related to the preparation of conference presentations and manuscripts

for publication.



Most of the tasks will be performed in an “Environmental Chemistry Laboratory” located at 50 Colombine Driveway, Ottawa.

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