Health Canada - Environmental And Radiation Health Sciences Directorate, Healthy Environments And Consumer Safety Branch
The student must be willing to start the work term in September, 2020. It is expected that the student work 19 hours per week. The duration for this work term is for a 2 year period ending September, 2023.
$22.04 to $27.73 per hour
For further information on the organization, please visit Health Canada
For further information on the Research Affiliate Program (RAP), please visit: http://http://jobs-emplois.gc.ca/rap-par/index-eng.php
5 August 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
To be considered for Research Affiliate Program (RAP) work opportunities,
you must meet the following criteria:
Be recognized as having full-time student status by the post-secondary academic institution at which you are currently enrolled. (A proof will be required)
Be the minimum age to work in the province or territory where the job is located.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
Due to the current situation of working at home, the candidate will need to be self-motivated, computationally knowledgeable and be able to work around any personal challenges. In addition, the candidate should be able to work on diversified topic areas.
The Ionizing Radiation Health Sciences Division at Health Canada conducts research into health effects from ionizing radiation exposure. This position will involve the development of adverse outcome pathways (AOP) to space flight health outcomes. The work will include: literature searches, filtering of studies and compilation into the AOP format (www.aopwiki.org).
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
A covering letter in 2,000 words (maximum) "Please describe why you are interested in the opportunity, how you meet the education requirement, have experience in planning and conducting research and experience in working with a team of researchers or support staff. Please note that the ability to communicate effectively in writing will be assessed throughout your application. Please explain by using specific examples and sufficient detail."
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Information on language requirements
The student must be currently enrolled or willing to enroll in a Master's program at the University of Ottawa, with a specialization in Biological sciences.
Areas of Study and Specializations:
Biological Sciences (biology, biochemistry)
Applied research must be a requirement of graduation
Experience in planning and conducting research
Experience in working with a team of researchers or support staff
In the context of student recruitment in the Federal Public Service, the experience can be acquired through the studies, work experience, or volunteer activities.
Ability to work independently;
Ability to communicate effectively in writing*
Ability to communicate effectively orally
- Please note that the ability to communicate effectively in writing will be assessed throughout your application.
Respectful of diversity
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Other Requirements :
The student must meet the requirements of the Master’s program at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Biology for the fall of 2020.
Conditions of employment
Each student hired through the Research Affiliate Program (RAP) must meet the security requirements of the position as a condition of employment, and therefore will be asked by the hiring organization to complete security-relevant documents.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
Successful completion of both a RAP work assignment and your educational program may lead to a temporary or permanent federal public service position for which you meet the merit criteria and conditions of employment.
Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.