Physical Sciences Laboratory Technician
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 Physical Sciences at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time term (approximately 4 months from August 24, 2015 to December 18, 2015) laboratory technician position. The successful candidate will provide support for undergraduate Physics, and Earth & Planetary Sciences teaching laboratories by planning and conducting laboratory preparation, ordering supplies and services, managing materials, and maintaining equipment.

Candidates will have strong technical laboratory skills, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students.

Preferred candidates will hold a B.Sc. in a field relevant to the physical sciences, or hold a relevant diploma with extensive experience.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Jonathan Withey, Chair, Department of Physical Sciences, at
Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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 (approximately 4 months)
Salary $31.38 - $40.78 per hour
Closing Date Friday, August 14, 2015
Competition No. 15.07.086
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