Research Assistant I – Department of Chemistry

Brandon University
April 10, 2024
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Research Assistant I – Department of Chemistry

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on April 10, 2024

Classification: Research Assistant I Employee Group: PSAC Job Title: Research Assistant Department: Chemistry Wage or Salary: $16.24/hr Hours of Work: 20 hours per week Start Date: May 1, 2024 Number of Positions available: 1 Length of Appointment: 12 weeks; until July 31, 2024 Date Issued: March 22, 2024

Duties: Synthesis of organometallic complexes and precursors; characterization of coordination complexes by NMR spectrosocpy and Mass spectrometry; Catalysis and elucidation of organic products. The candidate will also assist in duties related to regular lab-maintenance, cleaning of glassware, writing reports and articles and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience: A candidate who is highly motivated in inorganic and organometallic chemistry and catalysis is sought for a Research Assistant – I (RAI) position. At the time of application, the student must be enrolled in a college or university; knows how to prepare standard reagents and solutions in a chemistry lab and ideally would have taken general, organic and inorganic chemistry courses. Excellent communication skills and aptitude in writing and presentation is critical. Working knowledge of handling air- or moisture- sensitive chemicals highly desirable. General chemistry aptitude, laboratory skills and GPA will be taken into consideration.

To Apply: Applicants are requested to forward a CV and cover letter with concrete examples of two chemical reactions that the applicant found interesting in their coursework directly to [email protected] Please note that only those who have been selected for an interview will be notified.

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. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please advise HR at [email protected]. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

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