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research assistant, university

Source: Job Bank


Richmond, BC


$20.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 20 to 37.5 hours per week
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: Experience an asset
  • Biology/biological sciences, general
  • Molecular biology
  • Biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Cell/cellular biology and anatomical sciences, other
  • Microbiology, general
  • Microbiology and immunology
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Business and/or industry
  • Research institute, laboratory or centre


  • Provide advice to senior managers and officials
  • Produce reports
  • Prepare research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Monitor and compile research results
  • Conduct research into the structure and functioning of human, animal and plant tissues and cells


  • 1 to 2 people

Research experience

  • Experimental or quantitative

Area of work experience

  • Pharmaceuticals and medicines
  • Health
  • Biotechnical company

Medical specialization

  • Biomedical science
  • Biophysics or biomechanics

Area of specialization

  • Microbiology
  • Genetics and molecular biology
  • Cell biology
  • Biochemistry

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Own tools/equipment

  • Computer
  • Internet access
  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Time management

Workplace information

  • Remote work available

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Parking available

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