Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

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Department of Biology (Professor Catherine Potvin)

Position Summary:

  • Identifies plants collected during the Field work of 2022 from Abitibi;
  • Updates the database of the plant inventory with newly identified specimens;
  • Creates data base for all specimens collected with their pertinent information;
  •  Ensures specimens collected are well organized and are well conserved;
  •  Collaborates with local co-researchers in order to decide on how to best conserve the plants.


Experience collaborating with indigenous communities; Fluent in French; Experience with plant identification; Attention to details when working on a database. Experience and education: Background in ecology; Field work experience

« Connaissance du français et de l'anglais: L'Université McGill est une université de langue anglaise où les tâches quotidiennes peuvent nécessiter une communication verbale et écrite en anglais.  Le niveau d’anglais requis pour ce poste a été déterminé comme étant de niveau # 1 (qualificatif) sur une échelle de 0-4.»

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Hourly Salary:


Hours per Week:

12 (Part time)


Stewart Biology Bldg



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This position is covered by the Association of McGill University Research Employees (AMURE) collective agreement.

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