MTS Level 6 - Technician - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Date of Posting: 
July 29, 2013
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
MTS Level 6 - Technician
Part-Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work: 

18.75 hours per week

$48,389 to $53,224 per annum, prorated to time as per CUPE 1870

The Psychology Department with the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a permanent part-time technician position.
• Recruit, coordinate and provide direction to student markers and student tutorial/lab leaders
• Coordinate and consult on lab designs
• Coordinate space and maintain by regular disassembly, repair, cleaning, storage and reassemble department lab equipment to facilitate the timely and efficient sharing of laboratory research and teaching space by students and faculty
• Serve as the department liaison technician for psychology’s specific equipment to other university departments such as IT Systems and Services
• Program, maintain and instruct others in the use of a variety of psychology applications packages used in psychological research and teaching
• Maintain department video/DVD library
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area ; equivalencies will be considered
• Relevant experience in animal care protocols; must have participated or be willing to participate in the University’s Animal User Training program
• Versatility in the use, maintenance and programming of software, in particular software appropriate to qualitative and quantitative psychology labs, e.g. SPSS, Nvivo, Matlab and Observer
• Skills in basic research methodology in all facets of psychology
• General technical skills, e.g. basic lab equipment maintenance
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to work with limited supervision

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 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): 

C. Wartman

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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