Assistant Director, Nunavik Research Centre (One Year Replacement) (DEWR12092022)

Job Description:

The Assistant Director, responsible for the Nunavik Research Centre reports to the Director of the Department of Environment, Wildlife and Research


  • Planning, coordinating and overseeing all research initiatives undertaken at the Nunavik Research Centre;
  • Supervise Nunavik Research Centre Staff;
  • Undertake research as required;
  • Prepare reports, funding submissions and other documents as required;
  • Foster collaborative research and seek funding opportunities;
  • Participate in preparing DEWR annual budget;
  • Participate to committees as required;
  • Prepare and participate in various meetings;
  • Field work as required;
  • Occasional travel;
  • Assist and collaborate with DEWR staff on other files as requested;
  • Any other duties requested by Director or Executive Vice-President of DEWR.


  • Minimum MSc in biology, wildlife sciences or equivalent from accredited university;
  • Demonstrable field and lab experience;
  • Demonstrable capacity in report writing, and giving presentations at meetings;
  • Excellent leadership and management skills;
  • Excellent inter-personnel skills;
  • Past work experience with indigenous organization an asset;
  • Excellent command of English (oral and written) a prerequisite; familiarity with oral and written French and Inuktitut an asset;
  • Reliable, autonomous and highly motivated;
  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Arc GIS); knowledge of both Apple and PC platforms an asset.


It is the Corporation’s objective to favor and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

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