Research and Extension Intern

Research and Extension InternLUARSThunder Bay, OntarioFull-Time, Contract (12 months)Schedule IICompetition # GEN-22-03 Who is eligible? New entrants into the workforce, transitioning to a new career, or unemployed or underemployed youth who are entering a new field (18 years of age or older) who have graduated with a degree or diploma from a post-secondary institution within the last three years, are legally entitled to work in Canada, and have not previously participated in an NOHFC funded internship, or other federal or provincial internship with pay for a period of six (6) months or more. Once hired, the candidate must reside in the Northern Ontario community in which they are employed. The position is for one year (40 hours/week for 52 weeks) from the date of hiring. Candidates must have reliable transportation and a valid Driver’s Licence. Salary (including all benefit costs): $44,730.40 for one year.  Successful candidates will have knowledge of Laying out experiments and seeding crops, Plot maintenance/crop care including application of fertilizers and pesticides, small plots harvesting, Grain/seed cleaning, Data recording, entry, analysis and compilation of the Annual Research Report, minor purchases and general cleanliness and maintenance of lab and other buildings.  This full-time position is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Workforce Development Program. Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting competition #GEN-22-03 containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by 4:30pm on March 19, 2022 by clicking on APPLY TO THIS POSITION. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.  Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.