Positions Available

Labrador Research Assistant (located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay): Starting as soon as possible in association with the University of Guelph.

At St. John's Campus (For NunatuKavut students):
The NunatuKavut Community Council is working in partnership with Dr. Max Liboiron, Department of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John's campus), to identify the presence of plastic pollution in two pilot communities in south and central Labrador. The monitoring priority will be to monitor plastics in harvested animals (Atlantic cod, eider ducks, and seal). Part of this agreement is that Inuit of NunatuKavut (Southern Inuit) students at MUN will be given priority employment working with samples from their own own land. Second priority will be given to Inuit students from anywhere in Labrador.

All training will be provided; your discipline, area of study, experience, and year of study are not determining factors for this hire. Rather, we are looking for people interested in conducting community-oriented research, with a commitment to collaborative ethics and protocols. The job will entail processing samples in a laboratory setting, as well as analyzing and reporting findings back to communities. Job hours are flexible, and payment rates are those set by MUN for student Research Assistantships. Hires will be part of the Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR) on St. John's campus: https://civiclaboratory.nl/
If you are interested or have questions, please send an email describing your interest to Dr. Max Liboiron: mliboiron@mun.ca.


Labrador Institute

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000