Neuroscientist

Imeka is a technology platform company that has brain imaging-based translational biomarkers for neuroinflammation, demyelination, and axonal loss. These biomarkers are useful for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies that develop treatments for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, as well as multiple sclerosis. Imeka is currently the only company in the world combining diffusion MRI and AI to map white matter integrity in the brain.

  • Our vision is a world in which everyone can thrive and grow old with their full brain capabilities;
  • Our mission is to offer the best brain imaging tools and services to help those who are developing treatments and cures improving brain health;
  • We value curiosity, kindness, dynamism, trust, and contributing to science;
  • We pursue our vision and mission with great passion and we are looking for someone to join us in pursuing our goals.

Position Overview

Reporting to our Head of Research (Maxime Descoteaux, PhD), the neuroscientist will play an essential role within the team by contributing to the creation and realization of projects that develop the products and services of the company. This person will bring to Imeka their expertise in neuroscience, their technological point of view, and intellectual curiosity.

In this role, you will be responsible to:

  • Be a reference in the company for the neuroscientific aspects of our research
  • Participate in different research projects through the contribution of neuroscientific knowledge
  • Conduct literature reviews pertinent to our research
  • Being on the lookout for new scientific literature made available in your field of expertise
  • Identify possible areas of improvement and create new offers of service for our clients
  • Create hypotheses, participate in elaboration and realization of research plans
  • Aid in application requirements for research funding
  • Respond to questions concerning neuroscience from other team members
  • Inform other team members of on-going research projects and new scientific developments relating to your area of expertise
  • Provide prompt neuroscientific support for the projects in our Operations Unit
  • Participate in client meetings when explanation of project realization and results relating to your field are needed

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in the field of neuroscience
  • Expertise in research projects similar to those performed at Imeka
  • Demonstrated capacity to understand, communicate, and integrate scientific literature
  • Show great adaptability, as well as ease of communication with team members
  • Aptitude in streamlining information with the purpose of providing training in your domain of expertise to fellow team members
  • Knowledge of brain imaging (particularly diffusion MRI) is an asset
  • Language: French and English at a professional level
    (note that most of our clients are based in the United States)

What we can offer:

  • Full-time position
  • Competitive salary
  • Good healthcare plan
  • Fast-growing business in a fast-growing market
  • Flexible schedule
  • Dynamic team

Other useful information:

Location: Sherbrooke

Send your CV and your cover letter to [email protected] before the 3rd of December, 2021.

 

IMPORTANT – Be sure to include, in the subject line of the email: “Application for the Neuroscientist position”.

*Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Imeka is truly a great place to work.

But why?

  • Exceptional synergy – Have you ever heard of a 0% turnover rate?
  • Steady growth in the last 8 years – More and more exciting projects
  • Meaningful work – That plays a part in a thriving economy, in our community and around the world
  • Cool people – Not just cool as in hip, but as in caring, motivated and motivating
  • A management model that fosters productivity and satisfaction in equal measures – Not what you are used to in typical corporate environments
  • Geared towards giving – This applies to giving to employees, giving the best to our clients and giving back to our community (1% of company time is spent towards community work)

Think you’d be a good fit for Imeka? Apply now!