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Biology Laboratory Technician, Biological Sciences

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Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. Approximately 12,000 students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

The Department of Biological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a temporary fullJune -time laboratory technician position, commencing August 15, 2017 through August 15, 2018. The successful candidate will provide support for undergraduate Biology teaching laboratories by planning and conducting laboratory preparation, ordering supplies and services, managing materials, and maintaining equipment. Expertise in plant, cellular, and molecular biology would be considered an asset.

Candidates will have strong technical laboratory skills, excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills. Candidates must possess an aptitude for team work and have the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students.

Preferred candidates will hold a B.Sc. in Biology, or hold a Biological Sciences Technology Diploma with extensive experience.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Kevin Friesen, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, at friesenk8@macewan.ca    

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Category     Full-Time Term (12 months)
Salary     $32.08 – $41.70 per hour
Closing Date     Open until a suitable candidate is found
Competition No.     17.06.116
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