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The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.
We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you. Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.
At NRC, we know diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system.
NRC welcomes all qualified applicants and encourages candidates to self-declare as members of the following designated employment equity groups: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.
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Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.
We are looking for an Industrial Technology Advisor to support our Industrial Research Assistance Program. The ITA would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.
Regarded worldwide as one of the best programs of its kind, IRAP is Canada’s premier innovation assistance program for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
We are looking for a seasoned industry professional absolutely enthusiastic about helping innovative Canadian companies grow and prosper. We need people who see the potential in a business and are driven to nurture it to the next level. We are increasing our staff across the country and our clients need energetic and engaged professionals to guide them and invest in them as they grow. We are focused on results, but we aren’t afraid of risk. We are frank, but with a gentle helping hand.
Are you ready to be part of Canada’s tomorrow?
Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering in a discipline related to the position from a recognized university.
A bachelor's degree in another field with significant work experience relevant to the position will be considered.
Preference may be given to candidates with a complementary degree or diploma in business, management, administration, finance or marketing.
Recent and extensive industrial business experience as an entrepreneur or senior manager – preferably in SMEs – in the following technological domain:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Artificial Intelligence
- Big Data
Recent and extensive private sector experience in developing and commercializing innovative products or services, with demonstrable outcomes.
Experience in international business development and/or intellectual property management will be considered an asset.
Condition of Employment: Reliability Status
Language requirements: English
This position is classified as a Research Council Officer (RCO), a group that is unique to the NRC. The RCO group uses a person-based classification system instead of the more common duties-based classification system. Candidates are remunerated based on their expertise, skill, outcomes and impacts of their previous work experience. The salary scale for this group is vast, from $55,541 to $157,009 per annum, which permits for employees of all levels from new graduates to world renowned experts to be fairly compensated for their contributions.
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