Research Assistant in Biology
Brandon University Department of Biology

Research Assistant II – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on May 29, 2019.

Classification: Research Assistant II
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Research Assistant
Department: Department of Biology
Wage: $12.85 per hour
Hours of Work: 20 hours per week
Start Date: May 31, 2019
Number of Positions Available: 1
Length of Appointment: 14 weeks
Date Issued: May 22, 2019


Analysis of root samples for colonization with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, and other related duties as assigned.


Completion of university courses in botanical science and familiarity with use of the compound microscope. Willingness to undertake training for separation of roots from soil, use of safe procedures for staining of roots, and scoring of roots at the microscope.

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume of related work to:

Dr. Terence McGonigle
Department of Biology
Brandon University, Brandon, MB; R7A 6A9

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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