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Position: Research Technician
Type: full-time; option to live on-site (see below)
Organization: Churchill Northern Studies Centre
Location: Churchill, Manitoba

Churchill Northern Studies Centre 

The Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC) is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km from the town of Churchill, Manitoba along the shore of historic Hudson Bay. The CNSC facilitates scientific research and educational programming in the physical, biological and social sciences through logistical support to visiting scientist and high quality educational programs for the general public. Learn more about the Centre at http://www.churchillscience.ca.

Research Technician

This is a full-time, Churchill-based position with field and laboratory components starting in July 2018. This technician position will assist year round with CNSC inhouse research, provide logistic or field support to visiting researchers, maintain equipment inventories and biological collections, and collect data under contract to Centre clients. This position will also support science outreach and the delivery of general education and youth programming.

Experience working in a remote field setting, in excellent physical condition and a willingness to conduct field work through all seasons is necessary. Flexible scheduling and on-call duties required. Experience in specimen identification (plants, vertebrates and invertebrates), remote environment living, off road vehicle operation (ATVs and snow machines), wilderness first aid and a valid firearms possession/acquisition license (PAL) would be a definite asset.

Candidates must be a Canadian citizen and have completed a minimum of an undergraduate degree (science degree and/or master’s degree preferred) in a field specializing in environmental sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry) or natural resources management. Applicants must be willing to obtain a Manitoba Class 4 (van/small bus) driver’s license a nd to submit a criminal background check.

This full-time position will commence as soon as possible. Compensation is commensurate to experience ($40,815 – $51,020). Travel allowance ($3,600 per annum) and room and board at the Centre are also available.

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter to the email address below by Friday, June 1 at 3 pm (Central time). Applications will be reviewed ongoing until a suitable candidate is found. Further information, including a detailed job description is available at http://www.churchillscience.ca or emailing the Centre. Please submit your application by email to research@churchillscience.ca .

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Numéro : 45685       Date publiée sur GoodWork.ca: May 15 2018