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Student Research Assistant - Chemistry Department

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Date of Posting: 
April 22, 2014
Chemistry Department
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

37.5  hours per week

$16.97 per hour (vacation pay included)

May 5, 2014 to June 30, 2014

The Chemistry Department requires a Research Assistant to assist with research projects in Materials Science with Dr. Rabin Bissessur.


To synthesize nanocomposite materials based on layered systems and polymers.


The successful candidate will have
• completed a graduate level course chemistry, and
• have experience with techniques such as powder X-ray diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetric analysis, charge transport measurements and solid state NMR spectroscopy.

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 reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. 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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