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Student Teaching Assistants - Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 18, 2014
Date of Posting: 
August 8, 2014
Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College
Student Teaching Assistants
Hours of Work: 

Maximum of six hours/week in both Fall and Winter semester

$16.97 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 1, 2014 to May 15, 2015

The Department of Health Management seeks to develop a casual list of Teaching Assistants (maximum of 6 hours/week) for its core and elective laboratory courses in the preclinical years covering physical examination and restraint of domestic large animals and other laboratory exercises in the disciplines of large animal medicine, surgery and theriogenology.


• Assist with student instruction within the laboratory in both cadaver and live animal laboratories;
• Assist with student evaluations where indicated;
• Assist with reviewing student medical records where applicable;
• Participate in rounds with the student surgeons where applicable;
• Assist with care for animals that encounter complications following live animal laboratories.

• Must be a graduate student, intern, resident, post-doctoral fellow or research associate at the Atlantic Veterinary College;
•  have a DVM degree with relevant experience with the animal species/discipline; and
• and have some clinical teaching experience.

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 reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. 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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