Employment Contact

Please forward applications in writing to:

Human Resources
1039 Regional Road 24
Lively, Ontario P3Y 1N2


or by e-mail to jobs@snolab.ca

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McDonald Institute

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Chemical Technologist

Chemical Technologist

Scientific Support Group
Term (One-year term) Full-Time position

About Us

SNOLAB is an international facility for world-class underground physics research and has an expanding
programme in astroparticle physics and underground science. Located in an air-conditioned clean room
2 km underground in the Vale Creighton Mine near Sudbury Ontario, with a suite of surface facilities and
laboratories, SNOLAB is currently preparing for the next generation of experiments focusing on neutrino
studies and the search for galactic dark matter.

The Position

The Chemical Technologist will provide chemistry, testing, and assembly support for SNOLAB
operations, and support for research scientists and SNOLAB users. The successful candidate will
operate and maintain chemical analytical equipment, analyze data, and write reports. The position will
assist in all aspects of maintaining the laboratories including equipment, instruments, procedures,
ordering supplies, inventories, records, SDSs, hazardous waste, and equipment cleaning. The position
reports to the manager of the Scientific Support Group.



A three-year college program in chemical, biochemical, chemical engineering, or closely related


Experience with sample preparation and the operation of analytical instruments such as UV-vis, XRF,
LC, and ICP-MS or similar.
Experience working in a research laboratory setting.
Experience conducting data analysis and preparing reports.
Experience in developing and writing work procedures and checklists.
Experience in the design, setup, and running of laboratory test experiments is an asset.

Salary Range

Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience and includes an attractive benefits
package. Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with SNOLAB policies. This position
is covered by the Collective Agreement between the SNOLAB Institute and the United Steelworkers
Local 2020. To meet operational needs, shift work may be required.

To Apply

All applications must be submitted to jobs@snolab.ca. Please do not fax or mail your applications.
By applying to the e-mail address, your application becomes available to managers immediately.
Interested candidates should include a cover letter and resume.
Closing Date July 22, 2019.
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time.
SNOLAB thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an
interview will be contacted.
SNOLAB is committed to equity in employment and encourage applications from all qualified
applicants, including women, Indigenous persons, members of visible minorities and persons with
disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian
citizens and permanent residents.
SNOLAB will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including
accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.
Further information about SNOLAB may be found at www.snolab.ca
Posting Date: July 5, 2019
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