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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch 
Guelph (Ontario), Hamilton (Ontario) 
The projected start date is September 3, 2020 with an end date of August 31, 2022. It is expected that the student will work 25 hours per week.

Closing date: 24 July 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. To be considered for Research Affiliate Program (RAP) work opportunities, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be recognized as having full-time student status by the post-secondary academic institution at which you are currently enrolled. (Proof will be required)
  • Be the minimum age to work in the province or territory where the job is located.

Work description:

Under the supervision of Dr. Q. Liu and Dr. M. Thompson, the candidate will conduct research to advance knowledge on 1) development of novel starch-based bioplastics; 2) understand the structure and property relation of Canadian pulse starches; 3) the mechanism of starch blending with other polymer and biopolymers; 4) characterization of physicochemical properties and structural of novel starch and starch-based bioplastics.

For more information: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1471131