Research Assistants & Associates

Research Assistants are represented by the Association of McGill University Research Employees/Public Service Alliance of Canada (AMURE/PSAC).

For a complete list of unions and associations at McGill University, along with their respective Collective Agreements, please consult the Human Resources website.

Available Positions

Research Associate: Dr. Melania Cristescu

Planned Start & End Date: 15 April 2020 - 14 April 2021
Deadline to apply: 19 March 2020

Education: Ph.D. plus 5 years of research experiene
Qualifying experience: Experience with next generation sequencing or large sequence data and related bioinformatics /
computational / programming skills is required. Familiarity with one or more of the following would be an
advantage: genomics, transcriptomics, phylogenetic analyses, genome evolution / programming language
(R/Unix/Python or Perl). Experience working with aquatic organisms would be an asset. The candidate
should have a PhD in evolution / genetics / computational biology, a good publication record and the ability to
work well in a collaborative research environment.
How to apply: Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, short statements of research interests, and 3 representative publications to melania.cristescu [at]


Research Associate: Dr. Frieder Schöck

Planned Start & End Date: 04 May 2020 - 30 April 2020
Deadline to apply: 24 April 2020

Education: Ph.D. plus 5 years of research experience
Qualifying experience: Advanced R programming, Drosophila genetics, image analysis, writing of research articles, reviews, grants.
How to apply: Please submit your application to frieder.schoeck [at]


Research Assistant: Nahum Gelber Law Library

Planned Start & End Date: 03 January, 2020 to 03 January, 2021
Nahum Gelber Law Library
Deadline to apply: 12 December, 2019

Education: M.Sc. degree in Political Science or related discipline.
Primary responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include: collection and analysis of data on the development of standards by private certification organisations; conducting research on certification organisations; maintaining and updating annotated bibliographies; drafting research memos.
How to apply: Please address your application to Dr. Jaye Ellis at jaye.ellis [at]

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