Lead – Agri-food Research


The Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy & the Environment (Verschuren Centre) is an independent research and demonstration facility associated with Cape Breton University. The Verschuren Centre was created to inspire and facilitate industry relevant research, development, and demonstration. It has a focus of clean technology development and deployment with the goal of commercializing innovative and sustainable solutions.

The Verschuren Centre invites applications for the 2-year, full-time term position of Lead – Agri-food Research.

The successful candidate will develop and advance research activities under the Verschuren Centre’s Bio-processing & Bio-products Program toward sustainable growth in the Agri-food and marine sectors.

Please review the Job Description for more information.

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department (in PDF format):

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (AFR1804) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. April 26, 2018. Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca