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Clinical Scientist - Canadian Blood Services

The work you do today can impact a lifetime.

A career with Canadian Blood Services is an opportunity not only to make the most of your talents and experience, but also to make a real difference in the lives of others. As managers of Canada’s blood supply and the Unrelated Bone Marrow Donor Registry, we are committed to inspiring Canadians to share their vitality with those in need, while fostering an environment where you will be inspired to strive for excellence every day.

Clinical Scientist

Apply your post-doctoral training in the clinical aspects of platelet/leukocyte immunobiology and HLA, as you provide scientific support for the TRALI/Platelet Immunology Laboratory, ensuring compliance with all standards of practice, as outlined by the Manitoba Quality Assurance Program (MANQAP), other accreditation bodies and Health Canada regulations. In this Winnipeg-based role, you will manage the national TRALI lab program and national platelet donor registry, as well as propose, develop and oversee the introduction of new technological advances. Effective communication and leadership skills are essential, to act as the laboratory consultant for clinical physicians in hospitals, and be involved in the training of technical and medical staff and students. You are a PhD with a subspecialty in immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry or another field related to laboratory medicine, and bring a minimum of 3 years of recent experience in a blood transfusion/immunogenetics clinical laboratory, including 2 years in a supervisory capacity. Similar qualifications from a university of another country may be accepted if approved by the MANQAP committee. This position will also give you the opportunity to participate in international workshops and recognized proficiency programs.

For full position details, please visit us online. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and the opportunity to work with a group of dedicated professionals. Please send your resume and covering letter, quoting Competition #2007-W067, by December 31, 2007, to: Canadian Blood Services, Human Resources Department, 777 William Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R4. Fax: 204-772-9349. E-mail: human.resources.win@blood.ca.

For a complete listing of job opportunities available, we invite you to call our Job Hotline at 204-789-1160. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

Canadian Blood Services 
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It’s in us to make a difference.

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Standards for HLA serology

CE marked negative control serum for flow cytometry cross matching (02/282) is now available from the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC).

NIBSC is a multi-disciplinary scientific establishment whose purpose is to safeguard and enhance public health by standardising and controlling biological substances used in medicine. The NIBSC catalogue of Biological Reference Materials lists the WHO International Standards (of which we currently supply over 95%), British Standards and other reference materials available from us.

Further details and instructions on how to order may be found on the NIBSC web site: http://www.nibsc.ac.uk/products/catalogue.html

Or contact us on Tel: +44 (0)1707 641475, or e-mail: standards@nibsc.ac.uk



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