Research Assistant I – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on May 27, 2019 or until position is filled.

Classification: Research Assistant I
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Summer Research Assistant
Department: Department of Biology
Wage: $11.80 per hour
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Start Date: June 1, 2019
Number of Positions Available: 1
Length of Appointment: 8 weeks
Date Issued: May 14, 2019


The summer research assistant will be involved in the characterization of transgenic zebrafish, including behavioral assays, respirometry, molecular testing with opportunities to explore other model organisms in the laboratory. Other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of fish husbandry and molecular biology techniques (e.g., DNA extractions) is required. Prior animal care training would be an asset.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should contact Dr. LeMoine ( directly, and submit a brief cover letter and c.v. demonstrating their academic/research experience.


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.

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