Career Opportunities

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TEC Edmonton Jobs

Early-stage technology-based companies are a large contributor to the economic vitality of a community. They provide highly skilled employment opportunities, reinvest in research at post- secondary institutions and buy supplies and services locally. However, start-up technology-based companies often require hands-on assistance in bridging the gap between a research and development mind-set and a business perspective. These companies often require assistance in articulating viable business models, developing market entry strategies and business plans, attracting management talent, accessing financial support and networking with the private sector.

TEC Edmonton has an immediate opening for a Business Development Associate specializing in biotechnology, medical device and health care areas. This position will provide assistance to early-stage companies in biotechnology and health care companies. This position will provide support to TEC Edmonton’s Business Development group and to early-stage technology companies, entrepreneurs and inventors by providing detailed market research and analysis, strategic advisory and other business development support. The successful candidate will analyze research findings and develop recommendations based on those findings, as well as potentially play a role in implementing recommendations and supporting clients as they transition from concept to investment- and market-ready companies.

Duties include:

  • Collecting and analyzing market, industrial, financial and economic information to assist in the development of appropriate business strategies for technology clients
  • Conducting primary in-person and telephone interviews with potential customers, suppliers, competitors and industry experts
  • Working with companies to develop optimal commercialization strategies
  • Analyzing findings and producing written reports to support research
  • Formulating strategic business recommendations
  • Assisting clients in developing business plans, marketing plans and investor information packages
  • Participating in client meetings to discuss findings and recommendations
  • Liaising with funding agencies (public and private) in order to understand their requirements and strategic direction; supporting companies in the preparation of presentation to funding agencies

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in biological sciences, chemistry, health science related fields or business; MBA preferred; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • 2-4 years experience in market analysis or industry would be beneficial; relevant experience in business, biotechnology, medical device and health care sectors would be an asset
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently, manage multiple concurrent projects and be well organized
  • Able to act decisively and work with a variety of teams and clients

In accordance with the Sessional and Other Temporary Staff agreement, this Level 1 position has an initial appointment of one year, with the possibility of renewal, offers a comprehensive benefits package found at: www.hrs.ualberta.ca, and annual salary commensurate with education and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and arrangements made for three confidential letters of reference to be provided upon request. Although this position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, please submit your application by May 22, 2017. 

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Industry Jobs

KMT Hepatech, Inc. provides in vivo research services to companies who are in development of Hepatitis C (HCV), Hepatitis B (HBV), and Malaria therapeutics and vaccines, as well as studies of toxicity, drug and lipoprotein metabolism, utilizing our proprietary platform technology small animal model, the KMT Mouse.

KMT Hepatech Inc. has an immediate opening for an Animal Technologist. This person would perform general colony maintenance and husbandry activities as well as provide technical support for experimental studies, on an as needed basis.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in animal care and handling, as well as ongoing or completed formal education in a related field. This individual must be able to work with minimal supervision and will be organized and reliable.

This is a full-time position, located in Edmonton, Alberta and the salary range is commensurate with experience and education. Off hours and weekend rotation may be required.

Please apply via e-mail to kaz.fortuna@kmthepatech.com or via mail to 11421 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2M9
No phone calls please.