Student Laboratory Assistant - Biology Department

Competition Number: 
132S16
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 16, 2016
Date of Posting: 
December 5, 2016
Department: 
Biology Department
Position: 
Student Laboratory Assistants
Hours of Work: 

3-4 hours per week per lab

Salary: 
$11.44 - $18.04 per hour, depending on the position (vacation pay included)
Term: 

January 2017 – April 2017

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; Botany 202; Genetics 223; Microbial Diversity 206 ;  Vertebrate Zoology 304; Genetics II 323; Research Methods & Communication 331; Evolution 382; Biology of Cancer 472; Toxicology 485  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. All MUST BE WHMIS TRAINED.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Laboratory setup
  • Demonstrating and assisting students in the lab
  • Marking of assignments

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must possess good communication skills
  • Have a knowledge of the laboratory material
  • Have an acceptable academic record (minimum of 70% avg)

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 student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents and full-time international students 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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