PSC-CFP Canada

INTELLIGENCE ANALYST BIOLOGICAL WARFARE
Ottawa, ON

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One (1) Permanent, Full Time Position.
The position is located within the following governmental organization(s): Department of National Defence.

SALARY:
The starting annual salary ranges from $ 46,462 to $60,599 depending on academic qualifications and experience. Defence scientists' classification and pay depend on their current level of professional development. They also receive all benefits provided to federal public servants, currently augmented by a terminable allowance of $8,000 annually (pro-rated). Salary progression is based on performance.


LANGUAGE: English essential.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: USEFUL INFORMATION

WHO CAN APPLY:

Persons residing or employed across Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The Department of National Defence and the Director General of Operational Research are presently recruiting a Defence Scientist (DS) to work in the Directorate of Strategic Intelligence, as a Biological Warfare Intelligence Analyst. This is an entry-level opportunity for those who are committed to scientific excellence and are seeking to apply their scientific knowledge to assessing the threat to Canada's Armed Forces and general population posed by biological agents used as weapons of mass destruction.

CHALLENGE:

  • The successful individual will be part of a dynamic, interdisciplinary team dedicated to providing the Department of National Defence and the Government of Canada with intelligence assessments of developments in various scientific fields that can be applied to create weapons of mass destruction. The individual will be required to apply up to date scientific knowledge to interpret observed developments and intelligence collections, conduct evaluations of foreign science and technology, maintain close ties with Defence R&D Canada research centers, conduct studies and evaluations, sponsor defensive research to evaluate identified threats that relate to biological warfare and maintain effective liaison with counterparts in other Canadian government intelligence organizations and in the intelligence organizations of allied nations.
  • Applicants should demonstrate competence in comparison with established standards of competence for scientists of similar academic background and experience, and evidence of promise of professional development as a Defence Scientist.
EDUCATION:
  • Graduation or near graduation with a Master or Doctoral degree from a recognized university with a specialization in immunology, microbiology or molecular biology. Applicants with a completed or soon to be completed Doctoral degree may be given preference. A grade point average (GPA) of at least 80%.
EXPERIENCE:
  • In publishing in open literature (e.g. has published or in the process of publishing). Post doctoral experience desirable but not essential.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS / COMMENTS:
  • LOCATION: Position with Defence R & D Canada (DRDC), Director General of Operational Research.
  • The classification and salary of Defence Scientists are based on the current state of professional development of the individual.
  • A Reliabiltiy/Security Level 3 SA (Top Secret Special Access) is required. (The manager will initiate the process for those who may be offered employment Canadian citizenship required).
  • Travel cost for interview and for the successful candidate negotiated relocation will be paid by DND.
  • Condition of Employment Candidates must be willing to travel and to relocate in Canada as necessitated by professional development and operational requirements.
  • Your resume must demonstrate that you meet all of the above-mentioned requirements. If you are a Canadian citizen who resided outside Canada, please indicate the period of residence in Canada. Please quote the reference number. We thank you for your interest and advise you that only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted. As the Public Service of Canada promotes Employment Equity, we also encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, and a member of a visible minority group or a person with a disability.
  • An eligibility list may be established and may be used for the staffing of similar vacancies with varying linguistic profiles and/or requirements
  • Complete a standard Government of Canada application or complete the on-line application at http://jobs.gc.ca.
  • Obtain transcripts of your university marks.
  • Produce a full curriculum vitae, clearly outlining past relevant work experience, publications, etc. Make sure you include the names, positions, and telephone numbers of three personal references. Please include a list of your publications.
  • Mail, fax, or e-mail the three items - the completed application form, the transcripts, and the CV - to the address below. Please quote the above reference number (DND 2003-01). You may wish to fax transcripts as we will not return originals.
REFERENCE NUMBER: DND-2003-01

CLOSING DATE: February 28, 2003

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If you apply online, DO NOT send a duplicate by fax or regular mail.

Please note: If you are applying by fax or by regular mail, we would ask that you fill out form PSC 3391, "Application for Employment". If you are unable to obtain a copy of this form, you must clearly indicate your citizenship as well as the title and reference number of the position for which you are applying. Your resume must demonstrate that you meet all of the above mentioned requirements.

Candidates with foreign educational credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. You may consult The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials at http://www.cicic.ca/indexe.stm for further information.

Please clearly indicate your citizenship. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. As the Public Service of Canada promotes Employment Equity, we also encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify if they are an Aboriginal person, a member of a visible minority group or a person with a disability.


Lois Thompson, Human Resources Consultant
DCHRSC-NCR, TN, 6NT
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,
K1A 0K2

Fax: (613) 945-1189
e-mail: thompson.la@forces.gc.ca



We are committed to employment equity.


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