Student Laboratory Assistants - Biology Department, Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
138S14
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 2, 2015
Date of Posting: 
December 18, 2014
Department: 
Biology Department, Faculty of Science
Position: 
Student Laboratory Assistants
Hours of Work: 

 3-4 hours per week

Salary: 
$11.11 - $16.97 per hour, depending on the position (vacation pay included)
Term: 

January 2015 – April 30, 2015

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; Animal Behaviour 335; Comparative Vertebrate Physiology 402; Conservation Genetics 413  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.

QUALIFICATIONS:      
• Applicants must possess good communication skills
• Have a knowledge of the laboratory material
• Have an acceptable academic record (minimum of 70% avg)
                                                                                                  
RESPONSIBILITIES:      
• Laboratory setup
• Demonstrating and assisting students in the lab
• Marking of assignments
• The successful applicants will be required to participate weekly for the duration of the winter semester (3-4 hours per week).
• Students will be required to complete WHMIS Training

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 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.

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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