ADS Level 5 - Research Assistant - Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science

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Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science
ADS Level 5 - Research Assistant
Part-Time Term Position (Grant Funded)
Hours of Work:
30 hours per week

$56,748 to $62,386 per annum, prorated to time and term, as per CUPE 1870


ASAP to March 7, 2025

The Department of Chemistry is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant.



The Research Assistants responsibilities will be:

  • Coordination and implementation of research projects
  • Working towards future funding opportunities
  • Drafting reports, correspondence and tracking research progress according to project timelines
  • Aiding in manuscript creation
  • Performing experiments
  • Data analysis
  • Organization of lab spaces and supplies, ie. inventory. acquiring quotes, ordering supplies


  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering
  • The candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong writing and data analysis skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Previous research experience desired
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.

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.

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