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Correlation Ventures

Microbiology Scientist - Vaccines



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Reference No. R2742391

Position Title: Scientist, Microbiology - Vaccines

Department: Pharmaceutical Testing

Location: Toronto, Ontario

About the job

We deliver 4.3 billion healthcare solutions to people every year, thanks to the flawless planning and meticulous eye for detail of our Manufacturing & Supply teams. With your talent and ambition, we can do even more to protect people from infectious diseases and bring hope to patients and their families. Your job, as a Microbiology Scientist within our Pharmaceutical Testing, will be ensuring the validated state of QC microbiology test methods, incorporating a life-cycle methodology for test method assessment, protocol design and execution, and coordination of all associated laboratory activities.

We are an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Main responsibilities:

  • Design and manage validation of test methods used for licensed products.

  • Identify test performance issue and troubleshoot the problems, provide solution for test improvement.

  • Support scientific investigations into causes of atypical or OOS test results.

  • Supervise, train, and coach.

  • Communicating with Regulatory Affair regarding submission for test method changes.

About you:

  • Experienced in the development and verification/validation of microbiological methods for biomolecules/vaccines.

  • Familiar with a broad range of analytical instrumentation in a cGMP/GLP compliant or highly regulated environment.

  • Supervisory/leadership, verbal and written communication, organizational, critical thinking.

  • Preferably, M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Microbiology or equivalent with at least 5 years of related work experience in QC or a research setting. Alternatively, B.Sc. in Microbiology or equivalent with at least 10 years of related work experience in Qc or a research setting.

Why Choose Us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.



Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

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