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CARE Research Associate Job in the Ziter Landscape Ecology Research lab

Application deadline: April 12th, 2023


Start date: April 13, 2023 End date October 31, 2023
 $30.00 per hour

Hours per week: 34.5           

Position title:  Research Associate

P.I or immediate supervisor: Dr. Carly Ziter


Job description: Reporting to Carly Ziter, the candidate will be responsible for carrying out research tasks related to several ongoing projects in the lab related to urban biodiversity and nature based solutions, as well as coordination of summer fieldwork logistics for a large urban ecology research group. Key research tasks include liaising with project partners (i.e., grant co-PIs at other institutions, government collaborators, research practitioners) in both French and English, providing summer field support for graduate and undergraduate students, critical literature review and synthesis, and assisting with data coordination, analysis, and mapping. The position is based in Montreal.

Responsibilities will include:

•      Assist in research tasks: including ecological fieldwork; literature review and synthesis; data coordination, analysis, and mapping

•      Report progress to supervisor on a bi-weekly basis

•      Participate in interdisciplinary team projects in a bilingual setting

•      Act as first point of contact for small teams of undergraduate and graduate researchers


 Qualifications/skills required:

§ Masters degree in a field pertinent to the primary responsibilities (urban ecology or urban forestry) with at least one year of related work experience.

§ Good spoken and written French and English

§ Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

§ Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

§ Good communication skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a highly interdisciplinary team.

§ Experience with fieldwork in an urban setting, including vegetation measurement and identification.

§ Experience with scientific literature review and synthesis.

§ Experience with the university ethics review process.


How To Apply :

Please send your CV and cover letter to by the posting end date of April 12th 2023

*The position is subject to all conditions outlined in the CARE collective agreement


Employment Equity:
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.

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