Shellfish Lab Technician (Verschuren Centre)

  • Location: Verschuren Centre
  • Competition Number: AS015P
  • Deadline: March 13, 2020

CBU invites applications for a two-year full-time limited term position in the Verschuren Centre (VCSEE). The position will commence immediately after selection or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will be responsible for diagnostic laboratory and fieldwork as required to support oyster leaseholders who are participating in a three-year suspended oyster culture project in and around the Bras d’Or Lake, Cape Breton. The position will also provide support to the Shellfish Lab Manager on other projects.

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Qualified candidates are required to apply online via

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (AS015P) 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 12:00 a.m. 13 March, 2020. 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. Once a successful candidate has been chosen, all applicants shall be notified of their status.

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.

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1M 1A2