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Student Laboratory Assistant - Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science

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Position Type:
Student Position
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Date of Posting:
Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science
Student Laboratory Assistant
Hours of Work:
Up to 40 hours per week

$13.70 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


As soon as possible to August 12, 2022

The Chemistry Department seeks applications for a student teaching assistant to cover First Year Chemistry laboratories for summer 2022.


  • Act as resource for students during the lab
  • Monitor student operations in conducting experiments
  • Ensure chemicals, solutions and equipment are used in the laboratory safely and following Standard Operating Procedures


  • Applicants must have successfully completed the course for which they are selected to assist in the lab, or have alternative and equivalent relevant experience
  • Will be required to successfully complete an on-line WHMIS course and attend a mandatory Site Safety Training session prior to the first lab session

Only applicants who clearly state when they are available afternoons and/or evenings will be considered. (Please indicate hours available to work, both afternoons and evenings. Include current phone number and e-mail address.

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the 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 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, or fax it to (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.