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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

December 3, 2018
Research Assistant

Employer: McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Department of Natural Resource Sciences
Location: Macdonald Campus, 21111 Lakeshore, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Closing Date: January 31, 2019

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Job Description

 Deadline to Apply: December 10, 2018

Planned Start Date: January 7, 2019


The Faucher lab is seeking a Research Assistant to work on the biology of Legionella pneumophila. Info: www.faucherlab.com . Under the supervision of Sebastien Faucher, Associate Professor. 35 hours/week, Monday to Friday, $24.25/hr, according to the AMURE Collective Agreement.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Design and carry experiments related to molecular and cell biology.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems in experiments.
  • Provide training to laboratory members and write SOPs.
  • Maintain laboratory inventory and place order.
  • Assist the PI on administrative tasks, manuscript preparation, and grant applications.


M.Sc. in microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology or similar field.


  • Extensive experience with Northern blots, Western blots, PCR and cloning.
  • Strong experience with standard bacteriology technique.
  • Experience with cell culture (bone marrow derived macrophages).
  • Experience with flow cytometry.
  • Experience with RNA-seq is an asset.
  • Excellent organizational skills

Application Instructions

Please submit your application (cover letter, CV and contact information of 2 referees) to: sebastien.faucher2@mcgill.ca.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.

Application Contacts

Sebastien Faucher


Related Links

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