MTS LEVEL 6 – LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST - DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES - BACTERIOLOGY (Amended closing date)

Competition Number: 
27E12
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 2, 2012
Date of Posting: 
March 22, 2012
Competition Eligibility: 
Restricted Competition
Department: 
DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES - BACTERIOLOGY
Position: 
MTS LEVEL 6 – LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (Amended closing date)
Contract: 
FULL-TIME PERMANENT POSITION
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Salary: 
$43,735 - $48,112 per annum, as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review)
Term: 

Start date May 1, 2012

Diagnostic Services invites applications from experienced and motivated medical Laboratory Technologists to provide technical and related laboratory services in the discipline of veterinary bacteriology. This permanent full-time position is subject to final budgetary approval.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful Technologist will perform routine diagnostic bacteriology and mycology on samples of aquatic, avian and mammalian animal species submitted to the Diagnostic Services Bacteriology Laboratory. The work involves set up, processing and analysis of bacteriologic and mycotic submissions from tissue/blood and other samples from aquatic animals, livestock, companion animals, birds and wildlife. The submissions are recorded into the laboratory management system and the results are entered, printed and communicated back to the client as requested. In addition, routine laboratory maintenance and inventory of supplies and isolates is required.
The technologist must be able to work independently and with others, multi-task, and be responsive in a timely, effective and professional manner to the teaching, research and service mandates of the AVC. Assisting with fourth year DVM diagnostic services bacteriology rotations (VPM 450) will be required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
A Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) designation and a relevant number of year of practical diagnostic bacteriology experience is required. A Bachelor of Science degree or experience in veterinary diagnostic bacteriology would be an asset. Good computer data entry, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills are required.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. 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): 

M. Vasquez

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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