09 Feb

Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada

Research Assistant
Government Canada
09 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

Government Canada 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.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Government Canada Jobs Details:

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch
Québec (Québec)
8 week student employment - beginning February 2018
$18.91 to $25.94 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: 16 February 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who 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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Under the guidance of research scientists the student will compile data, make statistical analyzes and produce tables and graphs. The student could also produce a literature review.

Work environment

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: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Must be registered to a Master’s or PhD program in plant biology or other related disciplines.

  • 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.

Degree equivalency

Experience in database compilation

Experience with Software for statistical analysis of data

Experience in writing a literature review

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

French essential

Information on language requirements


Good judgment


The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Conditions 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

Other information

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 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


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