Two full time summer jobs at CLEAR for ages 15-30

This summer CLEAR has two positions with Canada Summer Jobs, which grants people aged 15-30 full time (35 hours/week) employment for 16 weeks, May-August 2019. One position is for a Lab and Project Manager, and the other is for a Community-based monitoring project coordinator, Nunatsiavut. Apply between May 17-24th.

Application materials will be posted on My MUNLife for Memorial University students, and on the MUN CSJ website. Please apply between May 17-24th through these means. The job is anticipated to begin the last week of May/first week of June. If you have questions, please email Max Liboiron at mliboiron@mun.ca

Applicants must be 15-30 years old at the start date of hire, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred; and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Job Posting: Laboratory and Project Manager

# of Weeks: 16
Hours Per Week: 35
Hourly Rate: 13.80
Job Title: Laboratory and Project Manager
Job Description: The lab and project manager for Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR) will oversee the smooth functioning of day to day laboratory operations, as well as organize several scientific projects.
Lab management includes: conducting regular health and safety checks and procedures, organizing and submitting lab member hours; ensuring supplies and materials are stocked; cleaning and updating equipment and infrastructure; and duties such as mailing, packing, ordering, and organizing as needed.
Project management includes: coordinating members to ensure timely completion of projects, data management (including metadata and storage), provide training as needed, organizing writing or processing sessions, and other tasks as needed for specific projects. It is expected that the manager will be involved in some of these projects in terms of conducting research (including field work and lab work), analyzing data, writing results, and disseminating knowledge.
Overall, the most important task of the lab and project manager is to exemplify the values, commitments, and goals of CLEAR as a feminist and anti-colonial marine science lab in all aspects of what we do. Training and guidance will be provided. More information on CLEAR and our values is here: https://civiclaboratory.nl
Job hours are somewhat flexible, but will largely occur during regular business hours.
Application Information
Application Deadline: May 24, 2019 12:00 PM
Application Procedure: Online
Application Material Required:
Cover Letter (Required)
Resumé (Required)

 

Job Posting: Community-based monitoring project coordinator, Nunatsiavut

# of Weeks: 13
Hours Per Week: 35
Hourly Rate: 13.80
Job Title: Community-based monitoring project coordinator, Nunatsiavut
Job Description: As part of the Northern Contaminants Program, the Nunatsiavut Government is working with Dr. Max Liboiron at Memorial to establish a community-based plastic pollution monitoring system in Nunatsiavut. The “Community-based monitoring project coordinator, Nunatsiavut” will be placed in Nunatsiavut or St. John’s for the summer and work closely with both NG project leads in Nain (https://www.nainresearchcentre.com/) and MUN project leaders in St. John’s (https://civiclaboratory.nl) to: talk to community members about concerns around plastics, if they exist and hold public meetings as necessary; coordinate the collection of specimens of wild food; conduct open water trawl and shoreline studies; provide community member training in plastic pollution monitoring techniques; process samples for plastic pollution; help analyze data and write up results; attend lab meetings virtually.
The coordinator should be familiar with communities in Nunatsiavut, and may choose to base their activities in any of the communities. Training will be provided for plastics-related work. Experience hunting, fishing, public speaking, and with scientific projects is preferred but not necessary. Beneficiaries of Nunatsiavut are preferred, based on the terms of the project grant. Some travel will be required.
Application Information
Application Deadline: May 24, 2019 12:00 PM
Application Procedure: Online
Application Material Required:
Cover Letter (Required)
Resumé (Required)