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2017 Summer Student - CERC Aquatic Epidemiology - Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 30, 2017
Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College
2017 Summer Student - CERC Aquatic Epidemiology - Atlantic Veterinary College
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week (Students must be willing to work flexible hour arrangements to accommodate sampling requirements)

$14.37 per hour (vacation pay included)

May 22, 2017 – June 30, 2017 (6 week period could be adjusted if needed for DVM students)

This summer, a DVM student is required to work on a fish project with CERC Aquatic Epidemiology group in the AVC Department of Health Management. The student will work primarily on data analysis of fish infectious diseases, but duties may include other activities.


• Clean and conduct analysis on fish health data
• Data entry and processing
• Assistance with literature searches
• Other duties a assigned by CERC Aquatic Epidemiology faculty and staff


• Completion of at least one year of the DVM program
• Good communication skills
• Computer skills and good inter-personal skills
• Experience or strong interest in aquaculture health are desirable

Priority is given 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 reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit 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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