Postdoctoral Fellow - Radiochemistry

Venture Partner Team · Vancouver , British Columbia
Department Venture Partner Team
Employment Type Fellow
Minimum Experience Entry-level

About adMare BioInnovations:


adMare BioInnovations is Canada’s global life sciences venture, building the Canadian life sciences industry from sea to sea. We do this by sourcing therapeutically and commercially promising research from leading academic and biotech partners to create new companies of scale, providing specialized expertise, infrastructure, and capital to help existing companies scale up, and driving the growth of those companies into Canadian anchors by training the next generation of highly qualified personnel. adMare’s ~20 portfolio companies have attracted more than $1.15B of investment and have a combined worth of over $2.3B.


Fellowship Program:


Applications are invited for a twenty-four-month research intensive fellowship program at adMare designed to offer fellows a hands-on bench scientific experience while developing valuable and lifelong career advancement skills in adMare’s highly advanced and innovative research environment.

We are seeking a passionate postdoctoral fellow with experience in radiochemistry to join our team developing targeted radiotheranostics for precision oncology. Ideal candidates for this position will have strong experience with the synthesis of metal chelators and bifunctional linkable compounds, as well as inorganic characterization and radiolabelling. Research activities will include investigating novel methods to couple metal ion carriers/chelators with proteins and antibodies, radiolabeling novel, protein-linked chelators with radiometals for pre-clinical diagnostic and therapeutic investigations, and executing in vitro and in vivo studies of novel radiopharmaceuticals. As well, the candidate will be expected to design and execute multi-step syntheses to prepare bifunctional linkable compounds for targeted radiopharmaceuticals.


In addition to contributing both intellectually and experimentally to numerous bio therapeutic programs with focus on data generation fellows will receive on-the-job training supplemented with customized learning and development initiatives to advance the understanding of the drug development lifecycle and personal skill acquisition.


As Fellow you will:


  • Engage meaningfully with hands-on, experiential learning opportunities with an outlook on transferrable competencies
  • Leveraging past scientific experience, design, execute and drive key cutting edge R&D initiatives within adMare’s programs.
  • Prepare data for presentation at lab and departmental meetings and/or conferences.
  • Participate in manuscript and patent application writing, as appropriate.
  • Develop professional soft skills critical to success within & outside adMare.
  • Broaden professional network within the life sciences industry.


Qualifying Criteria:


  • Recently completed a PhD in a relevant field from an accredited graduate level institution.
  • The successful candidate should have a strong interest and demonstrated deep understanding and experience in the specified field of research.
  • The successful candidate is expected to understand the assigned project and work independently, propose experimental hypotheses, design experimental questions and protocols, and plan, coordinate, conduct and report on assigned research projects.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, as well as a team-oriented mindset for collaborative research, are critical.
  • Technical proficiency, scientific creativity, independent thought, and ability to effectively collaborate with others with multiple scientific disciplines.


 *** Only local residents of Canada (students in Canadian PhD programs) are considered at this time."


At adMare we are driven by our vision and united by our shared values of Courage, Collaboration, Objectivity, Judgment, Excellence, and Reach.

We are committed to growing the talent and potential of our people to drive the development of innovations. We provide a community where you can work with multidisciplinary individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities through the array of development programs we offer our employees.


adMare is a diverse community where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for the experience and unique perspectives they bring. 


Be a part of life at adMare. Join our team!

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  • Location
    Vancouver , British Columbia
  • Department
    Venture Partner Team
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience