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MTS Research Assistant - Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College (Grant Funded) (Off Scale)

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Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College
MTS - Research Assistant
Casual Position
Hours of Work:
Up to 25 hours per week

$28.97 per hour plus 4% vacation pay, as per CUPE 1870 (Grant Funded) (Off Scale)


August 15 to December 31, 2022 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding, and departmental requirements)

The Atlantic Veterinary College is currently seeking a research assistant for an equine research project. This position requires an enthusiastic individual capable of working independently, possesses excellent communication skills and has an ability to work in a team approach environment. 


  • The successful applicant will help collect data on farm and enter the data into a database for statistical analysis


  • Must have experience working and handling horses
  • Knowledge of equine welfare is an asset
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work as part of a team, while working independently as required
  • Experience with computers and data entry would be an asset


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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website. Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

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.