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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

May 11, 2021
Research Assistant - Molecular Biology; Biogeochemistry

Employer: University of Windsor, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
Location: Windsor, Ontario
Closing Date: August 11, 2021

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Job Description

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


  • Perform genetic material extractions for environmental samples
  • DNA sequence preparation (extraction, PCR GEL, primer prep)
  • Maintain inventory, prepare periodic reports and purchase requisitions
  • Ability to undertake field-based work including supervision, monitoring and site sample collection and sample archiving


  • Bachelor’s or MSc degree in Science or College degree in Laboratory molecular Techniques, or molecular biology degree
  • Competent ability and experience in molecular biology, PCR, DNA/RNA extractions
  • Ability and knowledge of basic statistical and/or bioinformatics programming (R, qiime, etc)
  • Ability and a high-degree of skill and accuracy with low-volume and multichannel pipetting
  • Ability to prepare a range of relevant figures and technical reports.

Application Instructions

Please Contact: Dr. Christopher G. Weisener, weisener@uwindsor.ca; University of Windsor

  1.  a cover letter outlining your research interests, career goals, relevant experience and why you are applying for this position;
  2.  your CV;
  3.  contact information for at least three professional references.

Application Contacts

Dr. Christopher G. Weisener
Coordinator Biomaterials Laboratory
GLIER/EES Department
Distinguished Research Fellow, Yunnan University
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave.
Windsor ,ON, N9B3P4

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