Research Assistant III – Department of Geography & Environment

Brandon University
April 05, 2024
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Research Assistant III – Department of Geography & Environment

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on April 5, 2024

Classification: Research Assistant III Employee Group: PSAC Job Title: Research Assistant Department: Geography & Environment Wage or Salary: 20.04/hr Hours of Work: 20 hours/week Start Date: April 15, 2024 Number of Positions available: 1 Length of Appointment: until August 31, 2024 Course title and number (if applicable): Date Issued: March 18, 2024

Duties: • Organize and lead field collection of soil and vegetation samples • Organize and lead field collection of soil and vegetation samples • Prepare equipment (e.g., photospectrometer) and materials (soil and vegetation samples) for research • Perform standard laboratory analysis (e.g., water-extractable P, soil texture) • Perform data entry, summarizing, and reporting • Assist with duties related to the production of articles, publications, reports and presentations • Monitor project budget and make approved purchases on request. and other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience: The ideal candidate will have experience in: • Laboratory preparation and analysis of soil and vegetation samples • Field collection of soil and vegetation samples • Travelling and working in rural areas • Strong organizational skills • MS Excel, R, or other suitable software for managing data and data analysis

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: • Enrolled in an undergraduate degree in physical geography, environmental science, biology, or other Earth science disciplines • a valid Canadian drivers license

To Apply: Please send your cover letter and resume clearly outlining how you meet the qualifications and experience to Dr. Alex Koiter, Department of Geography and Environment, Brandon University at [email protected]

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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