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Student Laboratory Assistant(s) - Department of Biology

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Date of Posting: 
January 3, 2013
Department of Biology
Student Laboratory Assistant(s)
Hours of Work: 

Hours vary

As per Appendix A in the Student Hiring and Employment Policy. (vacation pay included)

Winter 2013 semester

 Applications are invited from junior and senior Biology students as well as graduate students interested in assisting or instructing in the following Biology laboratories; Human Physiology 122; Plant Diversity 202; Microbial Diversity 206 ;Animal Behaviour 335 and other courses as the need arises.
Please indicate the laboratory section(s) in which you are interested and the times you are available.
*Students employed during the Fall semester do not have to reapply, however they must confirm their positions for the Winter semester. Must be WHMIS trained.
Could include laboratory setup, demonstrating and assisting students in the lab, and marking of assignments.
The successful applicants will be required to participate weekly for the duration of the winter semester.
Applicants must possess good communication skills have a knowledge of the laboratory material and an acceptable academic record (minimum of 70% avg). Please submit a copy of your transcript with your application.
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 a 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.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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