• CENTRE FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY C3I



CAREERS

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Position: Full time

As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the CEO and assume a
strategic role in the overall management of the company. The CFO will have primary day-to- day responsibility for
planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include direct
responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, property management, deal
analysis and negotiations, investor relationships and partnership compliance and private and institutional financing.

About C3i:
The Centre for Commercialization of Cancer Immunotherapy (C3i) is a unique entity created in early 2016 with the
ultimate goal to accelerate access to innovative cancer immunotherapies for Canadians. Our vision is to be Canada’s
catalyst for cancer immunotherapy business development. Operating out of the Hospital Maisonneuve-Rosemont in
Montreal, C3i will be the only Canadian immunotherapy development organisation that will lead to the clinical
implementation and to the commercialization of these new therapeutic methods. To this end, we propose a novel
business model combining direct patient clinical diagnostics using new genomic technologies, good manufacturing
practices (GMP) standards and rapid access to clinical trials and regulatory support.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
 Provide leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic
financial objectives.
 Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
 Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the organization
and to the Board of Directors
 Ensure credibility of the function by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and
forecasts.
 Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
 Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with CECR and applicable
federal, provincial regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
 Provide the CEO with an operating budget
 Oversee all purchasing and payroll activity for staff and participants
 Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
 Represent the company, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the company, in negotiations or
other official functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
 BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
 Equivalent business experience and 5+ years of progressively responsible experience
SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
 Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and
with staff.
 Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions
based on accurate and timely analyses.
 High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
 PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) and strong working knowledge of Excel is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluency in English and French languages (written and spoken)

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. Interested persons must send their curriculum vitae and a motivation letter
before 4:30 pm on May 21 th 2018,

By e-mail : fabienne.perreau.cemtl@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
By mail : Fabienne Perreau
Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Pavillon Rachel Tourigny, 2 e etage, local 2161
5415, boulevard de l’Assomption,
Montréal (Québec) H1T 2M4
By fax : Télécopieur : (514) 251-3047

Note that we will only communicate with candidates selected for an interview.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT – MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

POSITION
Full time, contractual (12 months with possibility of renewal)

POSITION SUMMARY
The Center for Commercialisation of Cancer Immunotherapy (C3i) is looking for a highly motivated scientist with
experience in cutting-edge molecular biology and genetics techniques for its Biomarker & Diagnostic unit. The
individual will be required to develop and execute tests and methods to support clinical and research efforts in
immuno-oncology.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Design and carry out laboratory experiments to discover and develop biomarkers to support different
oncology and personalized medicine programs.
2. Ensure quality control of the methods used and data generated.
3. Analyse data and write scientific reports.
4. Ensure that work is done in accordance with protocols and Good Laboratory Practices if applicable.
5. Collaborate with members of the unit, personnel from participating sites, pharmaceutical companies and
contract research organizations (CROs).
6. Participate to project meetings to maintain a high quality standard.
7. Other tasks deemed necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

Training and experience
 MSc with 3+ years of experience or PhD with 0+ years of experience in molecular biology or other
appropriate discipline.
 Prior experience in molecular biology and genetics (PCR, real-time PCR, sequencing).
 Experience in method development, optimisation and validation, preferably for clinical end-use.
 Knowledge of the GLP work environment and standard operating procedures (SOP / SOP).
 Knowledge of next generation sequencing.
 Knowledge of the principles underlying personalized therapies for cancer treatments.

Key skills
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with French/English bilingualism.
 Ability for teamwork and moving projects forward in an environment based on exchange and collaborative
work between various stakeholders.
 Executes tasks with precision, meticulousness and rigour.
 Excellent observation skills and attention to details.
 Great organisational planning capabilities.
 Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously.
 Effectiveness in time management.
 Precision and reliability in record-keeping and filing is essential.
 Demonstrated excellence and productivity in research.
 Autonomy and problem-solving capabilities.
 Diplomacy, dynamism, flexibility, efficiency, commitment and professionalism.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. The salary will be fixed according to qualifications. Candidates
interested must send their curriculum vitae and a letter of intent before 4:30 pm on May 18, 2018.
By email: ddeverteuil@centrec3i.com
By mail:
Danielle de Verteuil
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital
Pavilion Marcel-Lamoureux, basement, room MLSS321
5305 boulevard de l'Assomption,
Montreal, Quebec H1T 2M4

Please note that we will only contact those selected for an interview.

JUNIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT

POSITION
Full time, contract (1 year with possible extension)

POSITION SUMMARY
The Center for Commercialisation of Cancer Immunotherapy (C3i) is looking for a highly motivated research assistant
experienced with basic cellular and molecular biology techniques for its Biomarker & Diagnostic Unit. The individual is
expected to receive and process clinical samples for biobanking purpose, execute immuno-monitoring assays and
other tasks to support clinical and research efforts in immuno-oncology.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Carry out laboratory experiments to support oncology and personalized medicine programs (flow cytometry,
ELISA, cytotoxicity, etc.).
2. Receive and process samples for biobanking (isolating various fractions [plasma/serum], isolate
PBMCs/PMNs by Ficoll, freeze down cells, extract RNA and DNA, update reception documentation, etc.).
3. Ensure proper sample annotations and follow up in biobanking system.
4. Execute and write standard operation procedures.
5. Ensure quality control of the methods used and data generated.
6. Ensure that the work is done in accordance with protocols and Good Laboratory Practice if applicable.
7. Write experiment reports with pre-established templates.
8. Participate to project meetings to maintain a high quality standard.
9. Other tasks deemed necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

Training and experience
 Technique with 3+ years of experience or BSc with 0+ years of experience in appropriate discipline (for
example medical technology, immunology, molecular biology).
 Prior experience in immuno-monitoring techniques (flow cytometry, ELISA, cytotoxicity) and cell culture.
 Experience in method development, optimisation and validation, preferably for clinical end-use is an asset.
 Knowledge of the GLP work environment and of standard operating procedures (SOP).
 Knowledge of principles underlying personalized therapies for cancer treatments.

Key skills
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 Ability for teamwork and moving projects forward in an environment based on exchange and collaborative
work between various stakeholders.
 Executes tasks with precision, meticulousness and rigour.
 Excellent observation skills and attention to details.
 Great organisational planning capabilities.
 Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously.
 Effectiveness in time management.
 Precision and reliability in record-keeping and filing is essential.
 Autonomy and problem-solving capabilities.
 Diplomacy, dynamism, flexibility, efficiency, commitment and professionalism.
 French/English bilingualism is an asset.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. The salary will be fixed according to qualifications. Candidates
interested must send their curriculum vitae and a letter of intent before 4:30 pm on May 18, 2018.
By email: ddeverteuil@centrec3i.com
By mail:
Danielle de Verteuil
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital
Pavilion Marcel-Lamoureux, basement, room MLSS321
5305 boulevard de l'Assomption,
Montreal, Quebec H1T 2M4

Please note that we will only contact those selected for an interview.

Scientific Communications & Publishing Coordinator

Length: One year (renewable)
Employer: C3i
Part time – 8 to 20 hours a week

Education & Qualifications 
 Minimum BSc in biology or communication and demonstrated interest for
the other.
 A demonstrated passion for understanding and communicating cutting edge
science.
 Demonstrated experience with WordPress is essential.
 Exceptional editorial insight, attention to detail and organizational skills.
 Bilingualism English/French (written and oral) is essential.
 Proficiency with social media tools and platforms.
 Experience tracking, analyzing and reporting on web, social media and email
performance analytics.

Duties & Responsibilities
 Update and maintain C3i’s social media presence, including Twitter and LinkedIn
 Maintaining a Google Adwords strategy – Keyword research, creating ads,
reporting on results and planning for improvements.
 Implementing an SEO strategy for our WordPress website and content –
Keyword research, copywriting, and external link building, website audits
and working with web developer
 Analyzing website traffic, users and ensuring source tracking and attribution
can be made for leads.
 Assisting in writing/managing content (articles, blogs, press releases,
website pages, brochures)
 Gathering marketing stats, reporting on progress, and providing insights on
improvements
 Collaborating with C3i staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for
marketing and communication
 Supporting the development of specific communication projects, i.e. short videos,
editing materials, emails, etc.
 Performing other related tasks

Contact Fabienne Perreau before 4:30pm on Friday 25th of May 2018: fabienne.perreau.cemtl@ssss.gouv.qc.ca