MTS Level 7 - Biology Laboratory Coordinator - Department of Biology

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Date of Posting: 
September 4, 2012
Competition Eligibility: 
Unrestricted Competition
Department of Biology
MTS Level 7 - Biology Laboratory Coordinator
Part-time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

Up to 20 hours per week, on Fridays, Mondays and Tuesdays. Teaching labs occur on Monday afternoons.

$24.54 per hour as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review)

September 2012 to November 30, 2012

The Biology Department seeks an individual to be responsible for coordinating the laboratory for the “Microbiology for Nursing Students” course.
The successful candidate will set-up the laboratory, including culturing of organisms, distribution of equipment, and clean-up after the laboratory is complete. He/she will also be in the laboratory with the students to assist the course instructor. The candidate must be able to work with the Chief Technician in Biology to determine what materials need to be ordered in advance of labs.

Qualifications include prior experience teaching microbiology laboratories with particular emphasis on aseptic techniques, familiarity with making microbiological media and with culturing of microorganisms, and proper clean-up techniques. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related field is required.

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): 

S. Wisniewski

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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