Research Assistant III – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on August 28, 2019.

Classification: Research Assistant III
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Research Assistant
Department: Department of Biology
Wage: $15.63
Hours of Work: 10-12 hours per week for 13 weeks
Start Date: September 4, 2019
Number of Positions Available: 1
Length of Appointment: to December 4, 2019
Date Issued: August 14, 2019

Project: The Untereiner research laboratory seeks an undergraduate student to assist with the characterization of keratinolytic fungi.  The successful candidate will work in the Fungal Biology Laboratory (BB 3-32) at Brandon University. Other related duties as assigned.

The qualified applicant must:

– be an undergraduate student

– be familiar with the cultivation of keratinolytic fungi

– have research experience in mycology and the spectrophotometric determination of keratinase activity

How to apply:
Anyone interested in this position should contact Dr. Wendy Untereiner (


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