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Biology Laboratory Technician, Biological Sciences
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-centered 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. 19,000 full- and part-time 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 university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

The Department of Biological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a temporary full-time laboratory technician position, commencing mid to late January, 2018 through June 30, 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 microbiology and molecular biology techniques 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

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

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
Salary $32.70 to $47.57 per hour
Closing Date Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Competition No. 17.12.260

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