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Alberta Innovates (previously Alberta Research Council Inc.) Laboratory Assistant (4 Month Term) Temporary in Calgary, AB

Alberta Innovates (previously Alberta Research Council Inc.)

Branch Calgary AB CA

Position:
Laboratory Assistant (4 Month Term)
Location:
Calgary, AB

Candidates should have completed or be working towards a university undergraduate degree with interest in in the physical sciences, chemistry, or geosciences,…

The isotope lab provides analytical support for applied water resources research projects conducted by the Water Management Team as well as other teams within the Ecosystems and Plant Sciences Group, and external clients. This positon will assist with preparation and precision weighing of wood fibre samples for isotopic analysis. The samples require precision weighing and preparation, which includes sealing pre-ground wood fibre in metal capsules, as well as tracking, chain of custody, and data reporting for each sample. Time will be devoted to basic laboratory support activities including: bottle washing, general cleaning, preparation of samples for water and gas analysis, filtering, shipping and receiving. The Laboratory Assistant will also have the opportunity to learn basic theory, procedures, and applications of isotope ratio mass spectrometry in environmental research.

Candidates should have completed or be working towards a university undergraduate degree with interest in in the physical sciences, chemistry, or geosciences, preferably with experience working in a laboratory setting. Familiarity with chemical laboratory equipment and knowledge of test methods would be an asset. Candidates are expected to have strong communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment.

This 4 month term position is an excellent opportunity and is included in the bargaining unit. InnoTech Alberta offers a competitive salary in addition to opportunities for personal and professional achievement. Final candidate will be required to undergo a Security Clearance. For more information on this exciting opportunity, visit Competition # INAB-022 at http://www.albertainnovates.ca/careers. When applying, please submit your resume in a Microsoft Word compatible format. All interviewees must be able to meet the requirement specified in the Physical Demand Analysis. This document will be supplied during the interview process to the successful candidate(s).This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.
Alberta Innovates is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11
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