Research Associate Program job from National Research Council Canada in Ontario, Canada
Monday 14th, March 2022
National Research Council Canada is a reputed company based in Ontario. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Science and Research to join our team as Research Associate Program.
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.
The Research Associate Program provides promising scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work in a challenging research environment during the early stages of their career. Applicants will be selected competitively and must demonstrate the ability to perform original, high-quality research in their chosen field.
Research Associates will be offered appointments to the staff of the National Research Council on a term basis and will be offered salaries and benefits currently available to Research Officers. Salaries commensurate with experience are taxable and subject to other deductions. As a guide, the current annual Ph.D. recruiting rate is $70,032.
Length of Term
The initial appointment will normally be for a two-year term, subject to the Associate's performance and subject to the requirements of NRC, appointments may be extended. The maximum period of employment as an Associate is five (5) years.
Who can Apply?
You are eligible for the Research Associate Program if you possess a Ph.D. in natural science or engineering or a Master's degree in an engineering field earned within the last five years, or you expect to obtain the degree within six months. You must have a demonstrated ability to perform original high-quality research in your chosen field. This will be the main criterion used in selecting candidates and in considering extensions of their term.
Condition of Employment
From $57,220 to $161,754 per annum.
The Research Associate (RA) Program is unique to the NRC. It falls under the RO/RCO classification system which uses a person-based classification system instead of the more common duties-based classification system. Candidates are remunerated based on their expertise, skill, outcomes and impacts of their previous work experience.
In order to be considered for the program please include the following in your application, please note that you will need to attach the required documents as per the list below when submitting your application. Failure to do so will result in your application being excluded from searches.
- Transcript - an electronic copy is sufficient, it does not have to be an official version.
- Two letters of recommendation (please note that you need to attach the letters to your application profile, your referees will need to provide you with their letters so that you can attach it to your application)
When submitting your application you can include the required documents in any attachment field such as «Second language evaluation results» or «Other attachments».
Additionally, in order to maximize your chances of being considered for opportunities, ensure to include your preferred location(s) in the Preferred Location(s) section of the application.
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.
- NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.
- Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
- The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
- We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (15861) to:
E-mail: [email protected]
Toll-Free: 1-877-NRC-CNRC or 1-877-642-2672
Closing date: There is no set deadline as this program is an ongoing process
How To Apply
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