The Canadian Museum of Nature
Research Assistant, Zoology (2090-CMN-23-OC-066) 
DEPARTMENT: Research & Collections 
TYPE OF HIRING: Temporary Full-time position (37.5 hours per week) – Contract of 2 
WORK LOCATION: Natural Heritage Campus (NHC) – Gatineau, QC 
SALARY RANGE: ME-05 – $65,026 to $79,481 per year
CLOSING DATE: October 12, 2023 

About the position

Enhance the productivity of the Research & Collections division by providing scientific and technical support to the research scientists and curator in vertebrate zoology, with a focus on mammalogy and ornithology, by facilitating research, publication and dissemination of results, and by providing information and expert advice to CMN staff, the scientific community and other external clients.

Working at the museum means:

  • Contributing to an engaging mission as well as exciting projects and challenges
  • An inclusive, friendly and safe work environment
  • A competitive salary established by collective agreements.
  • Access to federal public service group insurance and pension plans

How to APPLY!

The Canadian Museum of Nature is committed to inclusive and barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If you are invited to participate in the selection process, we encourage you to advise us of any accommodation you may require. This information will be treated as confidential.

The Statement of Qualifications providing greater detail about the skills, knowledge and aptitudes needed for this role can be obtained by contacting the Museum at the email address below.

All candidates must submit a cover letter and resume outlining how their experience and training meet the requirements listed above. 

Send a cover letter and your resume by email to: with competition number 2090-CMN-23-OC-066, in the subject line.

Please note that only those applicants who are invited to participate further in the selection process will receive a response.

CLOSING DATE: October 12, 2023,  

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