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Chemistry Laboratory Technician
Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to approximately 12,000 FTE students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement and faculty professional development.


The Department of Physical Sciences at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time continuing laboratory technician position. The successful candidate will provide support for junior- and senior-level undergraduate Chemistry teaching laboratories, by planning and conducting laboratory preparation, ordering supplies and services, managing materials and inventory, 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. Candidates are expected to have expertise congruent with supporting a range of laboratory courses spanning organic, inorganic, physical, and analytical chemistry.


Preferred candidates will hold a B.Sc. in Chemistry (or closely-related field), or hold a Chemical Technology Diploma with extensive experience.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Evan Hackett, Chair, Department of Physical Sciences. Contact information available at: http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/SchoolsFaculties/ArtsScience/Programs/BachelorofScience/Disciplines/Chemistry/index.htm

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to 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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@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 Continuing
Salary $59,514 to $87,942 per annum
Closing Date A review of applications will begin April 30, 2018 and continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 18.04.088

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