Under general supervision (Reports to Executive Director of CoVaRR-Net (Dr. Langlois) a National CIHR Network based at uOttawa), plans and executes non-routine assignments of varying complexity requiring deep knowledge of related engineering or scientific theory, principles, and practices (Ex: writing scientific documents of various styles, notably grant proposals, scientific articles, and literature reviews, may be responsible for managing budget and expenses, and yearly reports, may be responsible for drafting protocols for ethics approval)
Recent PhD (preferred in immunology, virology or a similar field) or a minimum of master’s degree plus relevant working experience.
Strong organizational, analytical and tech/scientific oral/writing skills such as demonstrated excellence with scientific writing.
Ability to coordinate workflow.
Sound judgement in applying scientific principles and predicting or preventing problems.
Ability to adapt protocols as needed (within guidelines), and to work with computers (perform mathematical calculations).
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
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Salary: $60,552-$77,091 (Grade NR-5)