Public Health Lab Technologist


CBU invites applications for the one year term position (with possibility of renewal) of Public Health Lab Technologist. Position will commence January 2019.

The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and work experience in the field of public health. Ideally, the candidate will have a BHSc in Public Health and lab experience. Previous experience in a teaching laboratory setting is preferred.

Topics that may be taught include food hygiene, municipal services, occupational hygiene, waste management, and air pollution, among others. The successful candidate may also become involved in other offerings in the Health Sciences Department. Other responsibilities include maintaining lab supplies and lab premises, liaising with faculty, advising students, and participating in promotional and recruitment activities.

The union affiliation for this position is with the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union, local 18, Teachers Bargaining Unit.

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

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (LAB1811) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume;
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness; and
  • three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU).

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. November 28, 2018. 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.

Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2