Turnstone Biologics Inc. is the leading virus-based immuno-oncology biotechnology company developing novel oncolytic vaccine therapeutics for cancer patients. Our first-in-class platform technology attacks tumours using a two-pronged approach: targeted and robust tumour killing using an oncolytic virus, in combination with a cancer vaccine that generates long-lasting anti-tumour immune responses. Turnstone is building a world-class, high-performing team that embraces being a learning organization with a sense of urgency. Turnstone has a seasoned board of directors and venture capital partners, is enrolling clinical studies, has a rich development portfolio, and highly active R&D efforts led by a world-class scientific management team. Turnstone is co-located in Ottawa, Canada and New York, USA. 


What would it be like? 


Imagine coming to work every day where over-communication, transparency, teaching, listening, asking, thinking, working hard, and having fun are normal – actually, expected? Imagine having a coach, mentor, peers, and partners where candid feedback, self-improvement, risk taking, failing, learning from that failing, and succeeding are what we call ‘another day at Turnstone’? At Turnstone, the science drives decision making, and our drugs are designed with the patient in mind. Like the disease we’re fighting, our platform is complex, and transformative. If you’re a passionate person, and our science excites you – this opportunity may be for you. 


The Analytical Development and Quality Control team is growing. As the Analytics Technical Coordinator, you will report to the Director of Analytical Development and Quality Controlwith a strong reporting line to the Technical Operations Project Management office (PMO). The responsibilities for this position span across our multi-virus platforms and will touch several teams across the company: 


·      Lead all communication with our global network of Contract Testing Organizations (CTOs) to manage timelines, resources, and priorities

    • Escalate issues to subject matter experts when required and enable key technical discussions
    • Coordinate all meetings, track action items, and manage testing submissions

·      Maintain a master Study Log that tracks study execution milestones to support the Tech Ops PMO for budgetary tracking

·      Coordinate, prioritize, and support all non-GMP testing across our external testing network in collaboration with the Tech Ops PMO logistics team

·      Support AD/QC team with developing and managing development timelines, risk communication and mitigation strategies in collaboration with the PMO


What’s in it for you? 


In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop your ability to think both strategically and drive fast-paced execution.  With our company size and growth, we will give you plenty of opportunities for you to be an inspirational and collaborative co-functional leader. Passionate about being a part of a critical function of a growing company and continuous learning?  We will have plenty of that for you!  

We are in the early stages of building strategies, structures, and process so this role will be busy and expanding. You’ll use your strong organizational and multi-tasking skills to support critical analytics across the company, all the while learning about analytical development and quality control.  You would have the opportunity to create something new and ‘WOW!’ all of us and grow right along with the company.


How do you know if you’re the right fit? 


·      The Analytics Technical Coordinator will be positioned in our Ottawa, Canada office Head Quarters

·      Strong desire and ability to learn about analytics in the biotech field and to contribute to team goals

·      Basic knowledge of molecular biology, cell biology, or virology

·      Bachelor’s degree in a related Science field, with an advanced degree considered an asset

·      Experience within the biotech/pharmaceutical industry would be considered an asset

·      Ability to multi-task and manage several competing priorities

·      Attention to detail and highly organized

·      This is a role that requires constant interface with, and representation of, the team. The candidate musthave mature interpersonal skills, and a communication style that matches the Turnstone style: respectful, transparent, and team-oriented

·      Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint

·      Self-motivated and efficient, able to manage responsibilities with an appropriate sense of urgency and function effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

·      Experience building project timelines using Gantt software considered an asset


Turnstone Biologics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected will be invited for an interview.




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