Research Assistant I – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on July 14, 2020

Classification: Research Assistant I
Employee Group: PSAC
Wage: $11.92/hour
Start Date: July 15, 2020 or as negotiated
Date Issued: June 30, 2020
Hours of Work: 30-40 hours per week
Length of Appointment: until August 28, 2020
Number of Positions: 1


We are seeking a Research Assistant for projects related to tick biology, mosquito surveillance, and integrated pest management. The successful applicant will assist graduate students in processing insect samples, carrying out molecular laboratory techniques, and other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

Ideal candidate will be highly motivated and possess a keen interest in insect biology. Students currently enrolled in a university or college biology or agriculture program are preferred.

To Apply:

Contact Dr. Bryan Cassone ( for application details.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.