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Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Positions - Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 19, 2013
Date of Posting: 
August 8, 2013
Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College
Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Positions
Hours of Work: 

Maximum of 10 hours per week in both Fall and Winter

$16.97 per hour (vacation pay included)

August 26, 2013 to April 30, 2014

 The Department of Companion Animals seeks to develop a casual list of Teaching Assistants to participate in VCA 340 Surgical Exercises in Companion Animals.
• Assist the faculty with pre-operative physical exams o animals intended to participate in the laboratory;
• Assist with student instruction within the laboratory;
• Assist with reviewing student medical records where applicable;
• Participate in rounds with the student surgeons when applicable;
• Assist with post-operative care of animals when applicable.
Must be a graduate student at the Atlantic Veterinary College; have a DVM degree with relevant experience in small animal surgery; and, previous experience is desired.
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.

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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