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LifeCanvas Technologies is seeking talented and passionate individuals to help us change the future of life sciences research and diagnostics. We foster a collaborative, positive, and proactive culture, with opportunities to grow and lead in a dynamic environment. Our current open positions are:

The Senior Application Scientist is primarily responsible for driving and accelerating customer adoption and success with research technologies that enable discovery in the life sciences. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, user consultations, support, relationship management, establishing and managing contract research, market research for early adopters and community expansion. Some travel will be expected as the Senior Application Scientist leads efforts to educate the market through demonstrations, workshops and seminars. The role will also involve identifying and collaborating with lead customers in industry and academia to design and deliver high-impact studies, and to research & develop novel applications for performing diverse tissue histology projects.


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Science – Ph.D. in molecular biology, neuroscience, cancer biology, pathology or equivalent. Experience with fluorescent imaging, immunolabeling, and handling of delicate & precious biological samples are strongly desired, along with knowledge of mammalian systems.
  • Excellent Communication – Tailors communication to users with confidence. Effective presentation capabilities with ability to clearly deliver technical information.
  • Scientific Writing – Aptitude to write grant applications, and publish content (blog posts, white papers, etc.) that resonates with users and enables an appreciation of our technologies and pipeline
  • Business Acumen – Continuously evaluate a variety of business development opportunities with diverse industry players and lead scientists in academia.
  • User-Focused – Understands customer pain points, expectations, and needs; regularly brainstorms with team members to come up with solutions that help our current and potential users adopt our technologies and expedite research
  • Workflow Management – Sets clear, realistic, and time-bound objectives that align to business growth both short & long-term
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – Excels in a fast-paced environment and thrives in dramatically changing the status quo with a novel solution.


Benefits:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Flexible Time Off – take the time you need
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Unlimited snacks and coffee
  • Lunch Wednesdays


Salary is commensurate with experience.

As a Full-Stack Developer, you will work as part of the data analytics team with the responsibility to design and develop software solutions for managing, sharing, and analyzing large-scale three-dimensional microscope image datasets. You will closely collaborate with our internal Contract Research team and global customer base of world-class academic and industry scientists in bioengineering, neuroscience, and related fields who are using whole organ tissue clearing and labeling to create new industry norms for quantification and presentation of their results.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop cloud-based end-user application for 3D biological image data visualization and analysis (SmartAnalytics)
  • Design and construct automated data management systems for high throughput environments.


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in computer science, data engineering, or other quantitative field with 2+ years of professional experience or advanced education
  • Experience with design and development of production quality software for online deployment
  • Proficiency in Python and Django
  • Experience in any or all of these areas: SQL database design and development, Web programming, Cloud-based deployment (e.g., containers, VM clusters, etc.) especially under the Google Cloud platform
  • Experience designing intuitive graphical interface for biological or quantitative applications
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills to work as part of a team and keep key stakeholders informed on project status
  • Organizational skills to handle multiple simultaneous projects independently


Benefits:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Flexible Time Off – take the time you need
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Unlimited snacks and coffee
  • Lunch Wednesdays


Salary is commensurate with experience. In addition to your CV, please include your github account or a link to relevant source code demonstrating coding proficiency.

The Director of Business Development is primarily responsible for driving adoption of LifeCanvas technologies, facilitating deals and partnerships between LifeCanvas and other biotech and pharmaceutical companies, accelerating the growth of LifeCanvas’ CRO service division, and finding new business opportunities. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, lead generation, user consultations, support, relationship management, establishing and managing contract research, market research for early adopters and community expansion. Some travel will be expected as the Business Development Director leads efforts to educate the market through demonstrations, workshops and seminars. You will also develop sales strategy, identify key accounts and scale them through business development efforts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the products team, scientists and engineers to develop and manage new and existing markets, customer and item strategies, and related programs
  • Develop strategic alliances, exclusive agreements and grow major customer accounts
  • Build and maintain relationships with high-priority end-users and industry influencers to drive product sales
  • Build and maintain relationship with existing distributors and identify and forge partnerships with new distributors


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline preferred
  • 3-6 years’ experience driving sales and coordinating a team to broaden reach and enhance revenue
  • Existing network in pharmaceuticals and biotech industries


Benefits:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Flexible Time Off – take the time you need
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Unlimited snacks and coffee
  • Lunch Wednesdays


Salary is commensurate with experience.

As a Software Engineer, you will work as part of the data analytics team with the responsibility to design and develop software solutions that support the processing and management of 3D image data generated at LifeCanvas through the Contract Research Organization (CRO) and enhance the capabilities of LifeCanvas’s 3D biological image analysis software package, SmartAnalytics. You will closely collaborate with our internal CRO team and global customer base of world-class academic and industry scientists in bioengineering, neuroscience, and related fields who are using whole organ tissue clearing and labeling to create new industry norms for quantification and presentation of their results.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop end-user application for 3D biological image data visualization and analysis (SmartAnalytics)
  • Design and construct automated data management systems for high throughput environment. Potential future transition to cloud environment.
  • Apply novel artificial intelligence techniques to improve the performance of feature detection algorithms


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in computer science, data science, data engineering, or other engineering field
  • Experience with design and development of production quality software
  • Proficiency in Python and other common programming languages
  • Experience in SQL database design and development
  • Experience designing intuitive graphical interface for biological or quantitative applications
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills to work as part of a team and keep key stakeholders informed on project status
  • Organizational skills to handle multiple simultaneous projects independently


Benefits:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Flexible Time Off – take the time you need
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Unlimited snacks and coffee
  • Lunch Wednesdays


Salary is commensurate with experience.

We are searching for a talented and motivated Staff Accountant with experience in a high-growth technical company (tools, best practices (US GAAP), relevant laws and regulations, etc.) and a strategic lens (connecting day-to-day work (account reconciliations, journal entries, etc.,) with bigger-picture organizational objectives. If you’re looking to grow your accounting skills and further refine operations and HR knowledge/experience with a best-in-class team who is transforming an industry, we’d love to talk to you! As an early hire of an early-stage startup, there will be ample opportunities to be promoted to a senior role based on your performance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and support all administrative duties in the office and ensure that office is operating smoothly
  • Report to the COO and provide administrative support
  • Manage office supplies inventory and place orders as necessary
  • Receive and sort incoming mail and deliveries, and manage outgoing mail
  • Develop office policies and procedures, and ensure they are implemented appropriately
  • Identify opportunities for process and office management improvements, and design and implement new systems
  • Manage Purchase Requests and create internal Purchase Orders
  • Manage accounts payables, accounts receivables and tax compliance
  • Receive, record, physical bank deposit of customer checks
  • Follow up on overdue invoices
  • Process vendor payments
  • Provide support as liaison with external bookkeeping and finance firms
  • Manage tasks related to employee benefits such as updating 401k payroll journal
  • Manage onboarding of new employees
  • Assist with preparing quarterly financial statements for investors including managing inventory counts


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent business degree or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience with QuickBooks is a plus
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and thrive in a fast-paced environment


Benefits:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Flexible Time Off – take the time you need
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Unlimited snacks and coffee
  • Lunch Wednesdays


Salary is commensurate with experience.

As a Mechanical Engineer Intern, you will work closely with our Tissue Processing Products division and occasionally with Contract Research Organization division to perform prototype testing, design parts and accessories, CAD modeling, 3D printing and assembly. This is a unique opportunity to make an immediate impact on building and shaping the future of a company developing novel tools for the improvement of human health.


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Prior experience at the bench designing experiments and protocols a plus
  • A strong interest in fast-growing life sciences startup or environment
  • Energy, adaptability, grit, and sincerity
  • Eagerness to promote disruptive technologies with a substantial & positive impact in the world
  • Solutions-oriented – you thrive on solving problems and providing solutions
  • Effective communication and collaboration
  • ‘No task too small’ attitude and top-notch work ethic – you are all about follow-through and delivery
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with exceptional attention to detail


Benefits:

  • Paid internship
  • Unlimited snacks and coffee
  • Lunch Wednesdays
  • Hands-on experience at a fast-paced biotechnology startup

Please submit CVs and relevant materials to rhie [@] lifecanvastech.com or check out our LinkedIn postings.