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Job Title:

Research Assistant

Canada / International:

Canada

Job Location:

Saskatoon

Number of Positions:

2

Position Start Date:

05/01/2019

Position End Date:

08/31/2019

Salary:

$0.00 hourly for 37.5 hours per week

Additional Salary Information:

$12.18 - $20.04 per hour

Benefits/Perks:

The position will provide a chance to learn:
•    Research on Canola root phenotyping
•    Hands-on training on how to grow canola in a hydroponic environment
•    Training on 2D and 3D imaging in an RGB camera and image processing
 

Is this job located on-campus?:

Yes

Targeted Degrees and Disciplines:

Targeted Programs

Agriculture and Bioresources 

Target Level:

Student - Second Year

Student - Third Year

Student - Final Year

Student - Master's

Alumni - Bachelors

Alumni - Masters

Qualifications:

Must be a 2nd year or above and interested in working with Canola root phenotypes. An undergraduate degree with some canola growth experiences is also welcome. Targeting Plant, Soil, or Environmental Science students.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Grow Canola in hydroponic, gel and soil medium for root phenotyping
•    Prepare hydroponic nutrient solution
•    Prepare experiments and wash roots for imaging
•    2D and 3D imaging using an RGB Camera
•    Field trips to collect soils, and prepare soils to grow canola
•    Image processing and quantitative data extractions
 

 

Application Process

Application Deadline:

Feb 22, 2019 11:59 PM

Application Documents Required:

Cover Letter,Resume - References included

Submission Method:

Submit online to CareerLink - 34221

Additional Application Instructions:

Please include at least two references.