RESEARCH ASSISTANT - CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT

Competition Number: 
42S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012
Date of Posting: 
March 22, 2012
Department: 
CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT
Position: 
RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Salary: 
$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

April 16, 2012 – July 27, 2012

The Chemistry Department requires a Research Assistant to assist with research projects in Materials Science with Dr. Rabin Bissessur.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
To synthesize pillared structures based on graphite oxide, and other layered systems.
QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate should have completed a graduate level course in materials chemistry, and should have experience with techniques such as powder X-ray diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetric analysis, charge transport measurements.
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 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.
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