Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Quebec City
Government Canada Quebec City urgently required following position for Research Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Quebec City Jobs Details:
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch
Full-time employment from the beginning of May 2018 until August 24, 2018 (or depending on the availability of the candidate or needs) with possibility of part-time extension thereafter.
$12.26 to $22.54 per hour (Varies as per the level of education and experience)
For further information on the organization, please visit Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
For further information on the Research Affiliate Program (RAP), please visit: Jobs.gc.ca
Closing date: 1 March 2018 - 23:59, Pacific TimeWho can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad and/or other students abroad eligible to apply for RAP. To be considered for Research Affiliate Program (RAP) work opportunities, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be recognized as having full-time student status by the post-secondary academic institution at which you are currently enrolled. (Proof will be required)
- Be the minimum age to work in the province or territory where the job is located.
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AMENDMENT TO WORK LOCATION
- 15 positions in the Quebec Research and Development Centre, 2560 boul. Hochelaga, Québec, Québec, Canada.
- 3 positions in the Research and Development Centre in Normandin, 1468 rue St-Cyrille, Normandin, Québec, Canada.
Due to the breadth of the research undertaken at the Centre the individual will provide support and technical assistance at an Agriculture and Agri-Food Research Centre in some or all of the following by:
- Contributing to the development of analytical methods and evaluation techniques.
- Contributing to the development of new techniques and methods
- Contributing to collection and completion of data analysis
- Assisting with laboratory and field support for research programs
- Carries out research activities under lab and/or field conditions
- Assisting in the maintenance of research equipment.
The Quebec Research and Development Centre have two research focuses: soil-water-air resources and field crops such as forage crops.
Specifically, the Research Centre's employees are active in the breeding and management of field crops such as forage crops for Eastern Canada. They also conduct research in areas such as the management and conservation of the soil-water-air resources. Furthermore, they develop methods of forage and cereal crops production that are consistent with a sustainable agriculture.
Positions to be filled: 18Information you must provide
Contact information for 3 references.
A list of the courses you have taken as well as any courses that you are taking now, or that you will be taking this academic year.
You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.
Enrolment in a diploma, bachelor or master's program in a recognized post-secondary institution (College, CEGEP, or University) in one of the following areas:
A related science program or other related fields.
- You must clearly indicate your education level on your application.
- Proof of education will be required prior to appointment.
The candidate must be recognized as a full time post-secondary student in an accredited institution AND required to do a research work term in order to fulfill academic requirement.
Experience conducting laboratory or field experiments.
Experience collecting and performing analysis on samples.
In the context of student recruitment in the Federal Public Service, the experience can be acquired through the studies, work experience, or volunteer activities.
Information on language requirements
Planning and organizing
Ability to follow directions
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Information on employment equityConditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - Each student hired through the Research Affiliate Program (RAP) must meet the security requirements of the position as a condition of employment, and therefore will be asked by the hiring organization to complete security-relevant documents.
Valid driver’s licence
Known allergies must be controlled through the use of personal protective equipment and/or medication and must not impinge upon the duties to be performed.
With appropriate safety precautions in place, ability and willingness to work in laboratory,
Greenhouse or field conditions for extended periods of time. Ability and willingness to work outdoors under various weather conditions, exposed to stinging insects.
Under normal safety precautions ability and willingness to work with hazardous materials.
Applications submitted by email will not be accepted. You must apply on-line through www.jobs.gc.ca.
Successful completion of both a RAP work assignment and your educational program may lead to a temporary or permanent federal public service position for which you meet the merit criteria and conditions of employment.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.Preference
Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.Contact information
Monica Lombard - Human Resources Coordinator