Ekidna Sensing

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1. Sensor Development Specialist

 

Ekidna Sensing is looking to hire a recent graduate through the IRAP Youth Employment Program (https://nrc.canada.ca/en/support-technology-innovation/nrc-irap-funding-hire-young-graduates) for a 6-month contract. You must meet the eligibility criteria for the IRAP program (under 30, Canadian citizenship or permanent resident, not currently working full time in your field).

 

Position Overview:

-          A key objective is to test, develop and characterize electrochemical sensor development for various sample types

-          Aid in translating these assays into customer facing products

-          6-month, full time contract

 

Responsibilities:

-          Test, develop and characterize electrochemical sensor development for various sample types

-          Design and lead testing for the electrochemical based sensors

-          Work as part of small interdisciplinary team in the development and commercialization of a novel sensor device for the cannabis industry

-          Perform data analysis and verification studies, prepare summaries

 

Knowledge/Skills, Education, Experience:

-          Minimum BSc/BEng, in a relevant science/engineering discipline

-          Experience in wet lab sensor development, electrochemistry, chemistry, electronics is preferred

-          Expertise in design of experiments, data interpretation, and statistics an asset

-          Knowledge of the Cannabis industry is an asset

 

Location:

-          Ottawa, Ontario. This position requires daily presence in lab facilities at the University of Ottawa

 

If you would like to apply, please email your CV to info@ekidnasensing.com asap. This posting is closing July 23rd, 2020.

 

 

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