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Student Laboratory Assistants (16) - Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Date of Posting: 
July 7, 2013
Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science
Student Laboratory Assistants (16)
Hours of Work: 

Varied. (Please indicate hours available to work, both afternoons and evenings.)

$10.74 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2013 to April 2014

The Chemistry Department seeks applications for student assistants in First year Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry laboratories for the 2013-14 Academic year.
Lab assistants will be:
• Acting as resource person for students during the lab.
• Monitoring student operations in conducting experiments.
• Ensuring chemicals, solutions and equipment are used in the laboratory safely and
• Following Standard Operating Procedures.
Applicants will have successfully completed the course for which they are selected to assist in the lab, or have alternative relevant experience.
Students hired will be required to successfully complete an on-line WHIMIS course and attend a Site Safety Training session.
Please note that assistants for either or both academic terms will be chosen from this competition. Only applicants which clearly state their available afternoons and evenings will be considered. Applicants wanting to be considered for second term only must apply now and indicate this on their application. Please include current phone number and e-mail address with your application.
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.

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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