Research Officer, Indoor Biocontaminants
Ottawa - Ontario
Bring your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's premiere research and technology organization.
We are looking for a motivated Research Officer to support our Indoor Air Quality team.
The primary responsibility of the RO is to support the development and evaluation of advanced technologies to reduce harmful pollutants in indoor environments. The RO will work in a multi-disciplinary team performing research and development, building and using world-class facilities, and closing knowledge gaps relevant to the Canadian industry and health partners.
Activities will include writing proposals for new research initiatives, project management, and supervising technical officers.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
PhD in Microbiology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences or a related discipline.
Significant experience in developing or testing air purification devices for assessing the control of (bio) contaminants in indoor environments.
Experience in establishing research projects and building research facilities.
Experience in sampling and analyzing airborne and building-related bio-contaminants, including bacteria and mold spores, and/or their by-products (e.g., allergens, mycotoxins) may be considered an asset.
Experience with the safe operation of facilities working with hazardous substances or microorganisms may be considered an asset.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Ability to design and build test systems for airborne contaminants.
Ability to sample and analyze airborne microbiological contaminants.
Ability to create safe procedures for handling microbial contaminants like mold or bacteria.
Partnering (Level 2)
Communication (Level 2)
Results Orientation (Level 2)
Initiative (Level 2)
Teamwork (Level 2)
For this position, NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): | Research
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
09/11/2017 (25 days)
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time
To obtain a copy of the job description
Please direct your questions, with the hiring number (145-16-1052) to:
Telephone: (613) 998-6825
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