Interested in working with agricultural research entomologists in Saskatchewan? Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is hiring!
Research Assistant – Entomology
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Science and Technology Branch Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
Permanent Full Time // Temporary part time // $55,840 to $67,936 (Salary under review)
Closing date: 7 December 2016 – 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
-Assist in the development, adaptation, and implementation of protocols to collect research data on insect pest impact and management in field and controlled conditions
-identify insect pests of field crops and their natural enemies
-rear insects in laboratory and field cages
-adapt lab and field equipment and protocols as required to meet research needs
-assist with the planning and execution of surveys for invasive insect pests and their natural enemies
-summarize data and assist with preparation of reports, extension materials, presentations, and research articles
-assist with staffing of students, train students, and coordinate their work
-procure and manage laboratory and field supplies