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Student Research Assistant (Part Time) - Department of Biomedical Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College *AMENDED CLOSING DATE*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Date of Posting: 
January 18, 2017
Department of Biomedical Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College
Student Research Assistant (Part Time)
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week 

$11.44 per hour (vacation pay included)

As Soon As Possible – February 2018

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is seeking applications for a temporary student research assistant position. The position is required to work under the direction of Dr. Sunny Hartwig to help develop a canine genetic testing, diagnostics and behavior research program.

• Must demonstrate excellence in interpreting and translating scientific literature
• Must have demonstrated expertise in using scientific search engines (e.g. Pubmed)
• Prior training and demonstrated expertise in canine behavior is a requirement and must be formally documented
• Strong academic record, a very strong work ethic, very strong focus, and independence
• Strong references demonstrating these skills are required.

Priority is given 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 reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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,  permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit 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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