About Lucent Bio

Lucent Bio is on a mission to accelerate the transformation of agriculture to sustainability. We have developed novel bioactive crop nutrition products that improve yields and soil health, have a low carbon footprint and without run-off pollution.

As a growing Agtech start-up with 25 employees, we’re looking for a Research Assistant who passionate about research and wants to learn, grow, and make a positive impact!

About the Role

Our Research Assistant is a full-time position located in 4D Labs, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. You’ll be reporting to our Chief Science Officer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working in the chemistry lab
  • ICMPS Sample preparation
  • Study MSDS of all the materials you are going to work with and follow the required safety protocols, and avoid any uncertainty in respect to safety
  • Prepare reports, and presentations as required for your manager
  • Attend project meetings
  • Provide accurate QA/QC characterization results on company products
  • Record chain of custody for any sent or received samples
  • Other Related tasks defined by the manager

About You

  • Bachelor of Chemistry, Chemical engineering or Biology
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working on the Research projects or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication; exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Skilled in prioritization, problem-solving, organization, critical thinking, decision-making, time management and planning activities
  • Self-motivated and high attention detail required
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external colleagues and work well in team-oriented setting

We’re a science-based company; COVID vaccination is a requirement.

This role is open to anyone eligible for work in Canada.