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Research Technician 

ZYUS is a Canadian-based, next-generation life sciences company leading scientific research and development in phyto-therapeutics. We are committed to delivering high-quality standardized therapeutic formulations that comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to provide targeted relief for our patients. 

We aim to shift the paradigm from conventional strategies to focus on improving our patients’ overall quality of life and well-being by harnessing the power of cannabinoids. With science as our driver, we can reimagine the potential of phyto-therapeutics by investing in medical research, clinical trials, and advanced process manufacturing. Together, we can establish phyto-therapeutics as a standard of care to restore health and manage disease. 

At ZYUS, we are forging a new industry of phyto-therapeutics by elevating cannabinoid formulations as a standard of care and reimagining the potential of protein-based formulations – in pursuit of transformational impact on patient lives. 

ZYUS. Advancing the science of well-being. 

Join us on our mission. 

 Your Contribution: 

  • Research and assist in the development of novel protocol establishment for regeneration and production of transgenic plants. 
  • Maintenance of different lines/germplasm in vitro by utilizing tissue culture techniques. 
  • Perform laboratory procedures following standard operating procedures (SOPs) with minimal supervision. 
  • Write standard operating procedures (SOPs) as well as research papers for publication in peer reviewed scientific journals. 
  • Ensure proper documentation relating to all experiments is kept up to date. 
  • Preparation of media and stock solutions. 
  • Transferring plants on selection media through growth chamber production. 
  • Monitor plant growth and participate in inventory monitoring of plant population and make detailed records in the tissue culture lab. 
  • General sanitation, including cleaning of lab and work area. 

 What it Takes: 

  • Post-Secondary degree in plant biotechnology, biology, or plant physiology. 
  • Minimum 1-2 years' experience in molecular biology experience, specifically cloning and sub-cloning of plant vectors, gel electrophoresis, purification of DNA and RNA from plant tissues, and performing and designing PCR & qPCR assays. 
  • Experience with protein purification from plants would be an asset. 
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle would be considered an asset. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize work to ensure production goals are met. 

Benefits of Joining Our Team 

At ZYUS, we care about our people. Our total rewards package includes comprehensive benefits, retirements savings, paid time off, on-going training and development opportunities. 

We thank all the applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To apply, please email a copy of your resume to