Junior Assistant (Research Institute)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Old Montreal, QUEBEC
Job Type: FullTime

Le Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) est un centre hospitalier universitaire intégré, reconnu à l’échelle internationale pour l’excellence de ses programmes cliniques, de sa recherche et de son enseignement. Le CUSM a pour objectif d’assurer aux patients des soins fondés sur les connaissances les plus avancées dans le domaine de la santé et de contribuer au progrès des connaissances.

Job Description

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
We are seeking a highly motivated, organized and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills who will work under the direction of Dr. Pierre-Olivier Fiset.

General Duties
Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, participates in the execution of laboratory projects and experiments. Performs a variety of specialized technical tasks according to established methodology. Prepares materials and equipment. Compiles data. Maintains equipment.
• Participates in the execution of Pathology Laboratory projects,
• Retrieve, collect and organize Pathology slides and blocks,
• Set up and scan glass slides with digital pathology scanners in Pathology Department of the MUHC,
• Organize digital slides by case and by protocol (special stains and immunohistochemistry),
• Setup deidentification process of digital slides.
• Maintains records and files in database.
• Setup backup and data transfers across network,
• Ensures the cleanliness and safety of the work area,
• Filing of completed cases.

Education / Experience

DEC (a Bachelor's Degree is an asset)
Field of Study: Science or Research Lab technology

Work Experience:
No experience required

Required Skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
• Ability to work independently or with teams with minimum supervision,
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook),
• Programming skills (not necessary but an asset).

Additional information

Status: Temporary, full time
Pay Scale: $18.75 to $21/hour Commensurate with education and experience
Work Shift: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm., Mondays to Fridays
Work Site: Glen site


To learn more about our benefits, please visit http://rimuhc.ca/en/compensation-and-benefits


Equal Opportunity Employment Program

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who self-identify as members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We also welcome candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may confidentially contact, [email protected]

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