Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch
Part-time employment from April 18, 2020 to September 18, 2023. It is expected that the student will work 15 hours per week.
$22.04 to $33.58 per hour (Varies as per level of education and experience)
For further information on the organization, please visit Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
For further information on the Research Affiliate Program (RAP), please visit: Jobs.gc.ca
15 March 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. To be considered for Research Affiliate Program (RAP) work opportunities, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be recognized as having full-time student status by the post-secondary academic institution at which you are currently enrolled. (Proof will be required)
- Be the minimum age to work in the province or territory where the job is located.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
AAFC is committed to diversity and inclusion and is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s best diversity employers. We welcome all applicants and strongly encourage candidates to self-declare if they belong to an Employment Equity designated group (i.e. Aboriginal Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, Visible Minorities or Women).
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).
- Collection of samples in the field;
- Processing of samples in the laboratory;
- Data analysis;
- Manuscript writing
The project will be carried out at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu R&D Centre located at 430 Gouin Boul., St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, J3B 3E6. The candidate will complete his or her graduate program in co-supervision with a university professor who is a partner in the project.
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
Contact information for 2 references.
A list of the courses you have taken as well as any courses that you are taking now, or that you will be taking this academic year
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Currently enrolled/or willing to enroll in a Master’s or doctoral program in a post-secondary educational institution with a specialization in: molecular biology, virology, plant pathology, microbiology, biotechnology, genetics, or any other discipline relevant to the field of study.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Information on language requirements
Motivation to learn and progress
Creativity and innovation
Attention to detail
Ability and willingness to collect samples in the field;
Ability and willingness to process samples in the laboratory;
Ability and willingness to analyze data;
Ability and willingness to write manuscripts
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Information on employment equity
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - Each student hired through the Research Affiliate Program (RAP) must meet the security requirements of the position as a condition of employment, and therefore will be asked by the hiring organization to complete security-relevant documents.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
Applications submitted by email will not be accepted. You must apply on-line through www.jobs.gc.ca.
Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact the email referenced below under “Contact Information”.
Candidates will be required to pay for their own travel related to assessment and successful candidates will be responsible for obtaining their own living accommodations.
Successful completion of both a RAP work assignment and your educational program may lead to a temporary or permanent federal public service position for which you meet the merit criteria and conditions of employment.
Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.