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Teaching Assistant - Department of Biology - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2014
Date of Posting: 
January 24, 2014
Department of Biology - Faculty of Science
Teaching Assistant
Hours of Work: 

4 to 12 hours per week (variable) to a total of 90 hours per semester. Must be available Wednesdays and Thursdays.

$16.97 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible to April 2014 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)


Duties will also include attending laboratories and assisting students with the technical parts of labs as well as the writing, marking reports, and submitting grades for the laboratory to the course instructor, and other duties as assigned by the course instructor.

• B.Sc. in Biology and experience in instructing physiology labs.  
• Excellent scientific writing skills are considered a strong asset.

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 below. 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.

Successful Candidate(s): 

Cancelled - see staff competition #12E14

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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