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Research Assistant - Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College - AMENDED APRIL 5, 2013

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Date of Posting: 
March 27, 2013
Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College
Research Assistant - AMENDED APRIL 5, 2013
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

May 1, 2013 – August 30, 2013

 Dr. Sophie St-Hilaire, with the Atlantic Veterinary College, is seeking to hire a summer student to help with research projects in aquatic animal medicine and veterinary epidemiology.
The student will assist with several field projects. Some outdoor field work on the water will be required. The student will also help with data organizing and data cleaning.
• Students in veterinary medicine preferred
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work independently
• Strong oral communication skills
• Strong digital literacy skills
• Ability to do field work
• Experience working with spreadsheets and databases
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.

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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