Research Assistant I – Department of Biology

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

Classification: Research Assistant I
Job Title: Research Assistant
Employee Group: PSAC
Wage: $11.92/hour
Start Date: October 1, 2020
Date Issued: September 14, 2020
Hours of Work:  20 hours/week
Length of Appointment: to December 31, 2020
Number of Positions: 1 or 2 (depending on funds)

Duties:
Human cell culture and cell maintenance, cell based assays, RNA extraction, quantitative RT-PCR, data analysis, and writing the report at the end of the contract period, and other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience:
Must have completed two years of an undergraduate degree in Biology, know how to prepare buffers, and be able follow lab protocols with minimum supervision. Experience with mammalian cell culture is an asset.

How to apply:
Applicants please forward a resume and a cover letter to:

Dr. Mousumi Majumder

majumderm@brandonu.ca

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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