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Laboratory Demonstrators, Assistants, and Instructors - Department of Biology

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2013
Date of Posting: 
August 19, 2013
Department of Biology
Laboratory Demonstrators, Assistants, and Instructors
Hours of Work: 

3 – 4 hours per week per lab

As per UPEI Student Rates of Pay

Fall 2013

 Applications are invited from junior and senior Biology students as well as AVC graduate students interested in demonstrating/instructing in the following Biology laboratories; Human Biology 102, Introductory Biology 131/132, Human Anatomy (Nursing and AHS) 121, Animal Diversity 204, Cell Biology 221 (tutorials) ,General Ecology 222 , Mammalogy 371 , Evolutionary Biology 382, Marine Biology 391, Human and Pathophysiology 401 and others as the need arises.

Can include setup/dismantling, demonstrating, assisting or instructing in the lab, conducting tutorials, and the marking of exams and assignments. The successful applicants will be required to participate on a weekly basis for the duration of the fall semester.

Applicants must possess good communication skills, be WHMIS trained, have a knowledge of the laboratory material and an acceptable academic record (minimum of 70% average).
Please indicate the laboratory section(s) in which you are interested and the times you are available as well as provide a contact # or e-mail address. All students interested in working as lab demonstrators must be WHMIS trained. The WHMIS course is available online( see the Human Resources web site)
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, transcrip, 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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