Casual Student Research Assistant

Application Period: March 5, 2019 - March 13, 2019

Contact: sheryl AT cs DOT mcgill DOT ca

Casual Student Research Assistant

This is a genomics project aiming at quickly identifying dangerous invasive species based on their DNA. It is an national effort funded by Genome Canada, which includes genomicists, biologists, bioinformaticians, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. See

Hours: Not to exceed 20 hours/week

Salary: $20-25/hour, depending on qualifications

Start date: March 15, 2019

End date: 1 year (possibility of extension)


- Database development (MySQL)

- Python

- Web programming (HTML, CSS, Javascript)

- Knowledge of machine learning an asset

- Knowledge of bioinformatics an asset


Those interested in applying should forward their CV and cover letter to sheryl AT cs DOT mcgill DOT ca