Student Laboratory Assistants - Department of Biology (Amended hours)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Date of Posting: 
December 16, 2013
Department of Biology
Student Laboratory Assistants (Amended hours)
Hours of Work: 

3 - 4 hours per week

As per Appendix A in the Student Hiring and Employment Policy

Winter 2014 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; Genetics 223; Microbial Diversity 206 ; Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 324; General Physiology 326 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. RESPONSIBILITIES: • 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 ( 3-4 hours per week). QUALIFICATIONS: • Applicants must possess good communication skills, have a knowledge of the laboratory material and an acceptable academic record (minimum of 70% avg). 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 reference list to be received no later than the closing date, via the following link:
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.
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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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