STUDENT RESEARCH ASSISTANT - CENTRE FOR HEALTH & BIOTECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH

Competition Number: 
01S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, January 9, 2012
Date of Posting: 
January 3, 2012
Department: 
CENTRE FOR HEALTH & BIOTECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Position: 
STUDENT RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week

Salary: 
$10.00 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

January 2012 – March 31, 2012

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Student will be asked to conduct research regarding major questions of the Life Sciences and Biotechnology sector in the province of Prince Edward Island related to the industry and the workforce. The student will support research and development in collaboration with others students and staff on multiple projects. They will be asked to perform literature reviews, write up and analyze secondary information, gather data from local and national databases, surveys and other sources on multiple industry and employment factors, contribute to publications, and prepare reports, summaries, quantitative analyses and presentation materials, as well as additional related duties as assigned by the Project Officer or Director.
QUALIFICATIONS:
The student should be organized, self-motivated, research-oriented, meticulous, be able to prepare reports, be able to work with deadlines, have knowledge of various web search tools and should be able to work individually and in a team environment. Very strong writing and communication skills are a must. Some knowledge of biotechnology would be an asset.
Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.
 

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.
 

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