Job Opening: Physicist

Position Title: Physicist
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
Term: Permanent; Full-Time
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours/week (Monday to Friday)

Deadline to Apply: July 5th, 2021

Picomole Inc. is an innovative medical technology company based in Moncton, New Brunswick. With its patented breath analysis technology, its team of professionals is developing a breath test for lung cancer screening and researching additional non-invasive diagnostic tests.


As a member of the Research and Design team, the Physicist will design and implement various experimental set-ups, including developing, conducting, or supervising experimental protocols. This includes, but is not limited to, designing optical systems, alignment of optical components, performing validation tests on equipment, theoretical calculations, data processing, and the development of software tools to aid in the implementation or to automate certain tasks. The Physicist is also responsible for maintaining certain components of the existing systems and to provide technical support to other members of the Research and Design team when needed. In addition, this role will include documentation of the design and implementation of the devices under development.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics or Engineering Physics from an accredited post-secondary institution. Graduate studies are preferred.

  • Experience working in an R&D environment

  • Experience working with gas lasers

  • Experience working with free-space optics

  • Experience with quality management systems and standards (ISO 13485, ISO 9001, ISO 14971, IEC 60601, IEC 62304) is an asset

Key Responsibilities 

  • Designs and develops Picomole products

  • Designs and implements experimental set-ups

  • Performs theoretical calculations

  • Performs data analysis

  • Provides technical support to R&D team

  • Writes findings into reports and presentations

  • Researches, develops, and evaluates new analytical techniques

  • Maintains proper records necessary for regulatory agencies.

  • Reviews and approves policies as required by company policy.

  • Evaluates new technologies and incorporate into existing designs and products

  • Develops software tools to aid in design and development


  • Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative

  • Ability to work independently or in a team, prioritizes multiple projects, addresses multiple issues, and handles multiple deadlines, in a hands-on environment

  • Highly analytical mind, with exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent communications skills (verbal, written, listening)


  • Casual dress

  • Company events

  • Dental care

  • Disability insurance

  • Extended health care

  • Life insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Paid time off

  • Stock options

  • Vision care

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We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Picomole Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.