Student Laboratory Assistants - Department of Biology - Faculty of Science

Competition Number:
139S17
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department:
Department of Biology
Position:
Student Laboratory Assistants
Contract:
Hours of Work:
3-4 hours per week
Salary:
$11.70 - $18.45 per hour, depending on the position (vacation pay included)
Term:

January – April 2018

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 1220; Botany 2020; Cell Biology 2210; Microbial Diversity 2060; Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 3240;  Evolution 3820; Human & Patho. Physiology 4010; Comp. Environ. Vertebrate Physiology 4020; Conservation Genetics 4130; Biogeography & Macroecology 4520; Biology of Cancer 4720;   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 WILL HAVE TO BE WHMIS TRAINED.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Priority will be 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/). Applications will not be accepted via email.

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, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student 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.