Major Research Projects Officer


CBU invites applications for the full-time position of Major Research Projects Officer (MRPO).

Working in a team environment, the MRPO provides pre-award and post-award administrative services to assist faculty involved in major research projects and nominations for career research awards. The MRPO will help identify funding opportunities, establish appropriate research teams, and help develop successful applications for research funding; assist in post-award promotion of CBU’s research successes; and provide some post-award support for the successful grant applications in their portfolio.

Job Description

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department:

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (MRP1703) and identifying his/her education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three references.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. April 12, 2017. Applicants who apply by email (pdf format preferred) 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