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Danaher Corporation Senior Scientist- Analytical Development in Vancouver, British Columbia

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Senior Scientist will report to the Manager of Analytical Development and operate within the Precision Nano Systems LLC (PNI) Bio-Pharmaceutical Services (BPS) team .

Res ponsibilities:

  • Perform advanced and specialized bio-analytical techniques such as UHPLC-CAD, UHPLC-PDA, UHPLC-SEC and LC-MS, and leverage expertise in biomolecules (e.g. nucleic Acids, proteins, mABs), lipids, and excipient (buffers, stabilizers, etc.) chemistry to improve nanoparticle formulations.

  • Prepare detailed and accurate analytical reports to share internally or with PNI’s clients.

  • Mentor and instruct analytical associates on instrument operation, experimental design, and data interpretation.

  • Assist in lab management, training and other activities needed for the smooth function of BPS

  • Oversee the development and execution of both chemical and biological assays, as necessary, to support development work of the Formulation Scientists, internal and external PNI programs, and operational excellence within the Analytical Development group.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Domain expertise gained through a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with 5 yrs relevant experience; PhD with min. 2 years of relevant experience (i.e. Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pharmacy).

  • Requires conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines.

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.

  • Extensive liquid chromatography experience with HPLC - (UV, ELSD, CAD) , LC-MS, LC-HRMS, LC-MS/MS, and/or SEC-MALLS

  • Leadership experience in either an academic or industry environment

The salary range for this role is $90K-$120K CAD. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.