SUMMER LAB ASSISTANT - BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Competition Number: 
83S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Date of Posting: 
May 10, 2012
Department: 
BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Position: 
SUMMER LAB ASSISTANT
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Salary: 
$10.40 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

Commencing May 21, 2012 for up to 15 weeks

Applications are invited from full-time returning biology students interested in working in the Biology Department assisting staff in organizing museum and teaching collections and participating in summer research activities. Please note that this position is supported through the Canada Summer Jobs Program therefore applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The student will assist staff in organizing and updating instructional materials for the teaching laboratories. The student may also be involved in digitizing herbarium specimens , inventorying department equipment and supplies. They will also assist in organizing the recently renovated teaching labs, museum and field storage facility.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be full-time(and returning) biology students having completed their 2nd year . Experience working in a lab setting would be an asset. They should be able to work with a minimum of direction and supervision. Must be WHMIS trained or be willing to complete the online course.
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 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.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

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.
Contact UPEI