Job opening: Coordinator for Odyssée Saint-Laurent

A promenade on the St. Laurence River in Rimouski, Canada. Photo: Bob August via Flickr
Apply by 15 December for a position in this research programme working with coastal communities affected by climate change. Position is based in Rimouski, Canada.

As part of the Odyssée Saint-Laurent research programme, Réseau Québec Maritime is recruiting an employee to operate and coordinate the programme’s activities. The selected candidate will plan, organise, develop and carry out activities to further the mission and objectives adopted by the RQM Executive Committee. This person will also be responsible for the day-to-day management of the programme’s operations, while also coordinating the implementation of the scientific plan in the short and long term.

Odyssée Saint-Laurent is a programme of the new France-Quebec Maritime Institute for scientific cooperation in support of the maritime sector. The programme is divided into three projects: the Découverte project (acquisition of strategic knowledge), the Applications site (design of tools, technologies and practices) and the Innovation project (decision-making and governance). It is an inter-sectoral approach to bring together researchers and stakeholders from across the marine community. The programme also aims to work with coastal communities that are affected by climate change or increased shipping activity.

You can learn more about Odyssée Saint-Laurent here.

Interested candidates are requested to send their curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation before 15 December 2017 at 4:30 pm to the following email address: recrut-p_srh@uqar.ca

All qualified persons are invited to apply, but priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. RQM supports the Equal Employment Opportunity Program for women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities and Indigenous peoples.

For more information on this position, see the official announcement (in French).