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MTS Level 7 - Research Technician - Department of Biomedical Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Staff Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department of Biomedical Sciences
MTS Level 7 - Research Technician
Part-Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work:
18.75 hours per week

$59,900 to $65,850 per annum, prorated to time and term, as per CUPE 1870

The University of Prince Edward Island invites applications from qualified individuals for a permanent half-time position as a research technician.


The successful candidate will provide general laboratory management and specialized research support to faculty in the areas of toxicology, biochemistry, and physiology.


  • Minimum qualifications include a B.Sc. in an appropriate discipline, 3 years’ experience in analytical or research laboratory, and demonstrated interest in toxicological, biochemical, and physiological research
  • The applicant will possess skills in development/use of fluorescence and spectrophotometric methods for biochemical analyses, cell culture, molecular biology, and be willing to learn new techniques
  • Experience in atomic absorption spectrophotometry and HPLC/MS will be an asset
  • The applicant will be familiar with or willing to learn to handle fish
  • Proficiencies in oral and written communication, data handling and analysis, laboratory management, and analytical QA/QC procedures are required
  • The successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as a member of a team
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.

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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.