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Summer Student - Animal Nutrition Laboratory - Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2013
Date of Posting: 
March 17, 2013
Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College
Summer Student - Animal Nutrition Laboratory
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week (Irregular hours may occasionally lead to variable work weeks.)

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

May 6, 2013 - August 9, 2013

 A student is required to work in the Animal Nutrition Laboratory, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College for 12 to 15 weeks this summer. Employment will commence in early May.
To assist faculty and staff with research into the effect of stocking on the chemical composition and condition score of American eels. In addition, the student will assist in nutritional analysis of green crab as a possible source of nutrients for animal and fish feeds. The student will collect samples, do laboratory analysis, and input data. Other duties as assigned.
A background in nutrition or biochemistry, and experience in laboratory techniques are essential. Computer skills and knowledge of aquatic animal science are assets. A valid driver=s licence is required.
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 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.

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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