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Posted on Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR): Health Professional Student Research Awards

Two (2) awards are available to UPEI undergraduate students through the CIHR Health Professional Student Research Award. These awards are valued at $4,251 each for a term of 13 weeks, and can be increased by the supervisor of the student to a higher stipend or for a longer duration. The purpose of this program is to further strengthen clinical research by providing research training to health professionals and strengthen talent development. These awards are available only to students who have completed at least their first year of study in an eligible professional program by the time the award is taken up, and the student must not already be eligible to hold a health professional license.  Students must have achieved a minimum cumulative 75% average.

Eligible programs at UPEI are:
- Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
- Integrated Dietetic Internship

Students should review the CIHR program description to confirm eligibility to apply:...

Posted on Tuesday, 25 February, 2014
  New Funding Opportunity:   Population-Level Nutrition Interventions Initiative   The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Population-Level Nutrition Interventions Initiative. HSF is calling for research applications focused on generating evidence about the impact on nutrition of population-level policy and/or program interventions.   Milestones 13 February 2014 Launch of RFA 31 March 2014 Letter of Intent (LOI) to apply 11 April 2014 Notification of results of LOI stage and invitations for full applications 23 May 2014 Full Applications due...
Posted on Tuesday, 14 January, 2014
Student Position AVC Vet Camp Counsellors (5 positions) Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College Competition Number:  03S14


• Booking equipment, set-up and operation of audio-visual equipment, maintenance and cleaning of AV Services spaces and other related duties.


• Basic knowledge of computers and experience with audio visual equipment would be an asset.
• Preference will given to 2nd and 3rd year students, with flexibility in hours available for work, in order to allow efficient scheduling and continuity of workforce.

Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Hours of Work:  37.5 hours per week...
Posted on Tuesday, 14 January, 2014
Student Position Date of Posting:  Jan 14 2014 Student Research Assistant (Neurobiology) Department of Biology Competition Number:  02S14

 Applications are invited for one undergraduate student research assistant.


• The successful applicant will assist in general laboratory duties including, but not limited to, rodent behavioral testing and histology preparations.


• The position is most suited to a fourth year student with a strong background (i.e. major/major or major/minor combination) in Biology and Psychology.
• Previous experience in a research laboratory environment, a demonstrated interest in neuroscience-related research and training in animal use and handling is essential.
• Completion of four or more neuroscience-...

Posted on Monday, 13 January, 2014
Student Position Date of Posting:  Jan 13 2014 Student Assistant Healthy Campus Committee - Human Resources Department Competition Number:  01S14

 The UPEI Healthy Campus Committee serves to foster and promote a sustainable, integrated and comprehensive people-centered workplace. This committee is seeking to hire a student assistant to assistant with healthy campus initiatives over the next several months. This position will report jointly to the Human Resources office and Athletics department.


• Coordinate Healthy Campus wellness activities including Winter Challenge
• Use social media to promote Healthy Campus initiatives
• Assist with the organizing of the UPEI Health Fair
• Assist with supporting Mental Health week and coordination of Healthy Campus...

Posted on Tuesday, 7 January, 2014

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Posted on Friday, 20 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 20 2013 Student Assistant Faculty of Education Competition Number:  124S13

 The Faculty of Education requires the services of a Bachelor of Education students to work in the Education Learning Commons (ELC). Preferably, successful candidate will be a Year 1 student who is not planning to complete their final practicum off-Island. Preference will be given to a candidate who is functional in French and English.


The student assistant will be re responsible for providing circulation services and basic technological assistance to Faculty of Education students, faculty and staff using the ELC, as well as performing other miscellaneous duties as required. This position will work closely with a graduate student assistant and report to the Coordinator of the ELC, or...

Posted on Tuesday, 17 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 17 2013 Student Laboratory Assistants (Amended hours) Department of Biology Competition Number:  123S13

 Applications are invited from junior and senior Biology students as well as graduate students interested in assisting or instructing in the following Biology laboratories; Human Physiology 122; Plant Diversity 202; Genetics 223; Microbial Diversity 206 ; Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 324; General Physiology 326 and other courses as the need arises.



Posted on Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 11 2013 Student Research Assistant School of Business Competition Number:  122S13

 The School of Business is seeking to hire a Student Research Assistant to assist in the development and coordination of multi-media presentations. The supervisor for this project is Dr. Tim Carroll.


• To co-ordinate the creation of 3 multi-media presentations.
• To assist in the development of three multimedia presentations for public distribution
• To adapt the production materials to develop a web presence to support the presentations.

• Preferred candidate will be a Graduate Student in the study of business and economics
• Experience working with technical experts in multi-media...

Posted on Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 11 2013 Student Photography Assistant Department of Integrated Communications Competition Number:  121S13


Works with the UPEI photographer in meeting production deadlines. Will photograph flat copy and still products; scan slides, negatives or prints; print to ink jet and dye sub printers; answer phones; record job requests in calendar; greet walk-in customers and take details of work required; enter work orders and computer file data in computers; create class composite pdf files; take original digital photography of University events, including some Athletics competition, and other photography requests as needed; manipulate digital images; work evenings and weekends as requested.


• Must have basic...

Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2013

 Two Hearing Conservation Sessions will be held on Tuesday, December 17 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm in Andrew Hall Room 142.

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Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2013

 An Emergency First Aid and CPR Training session will be held on Friday, December 13th from 9:00am to 2:30pm in Kelley 210. The training is covered by the Health and Safety Budget.

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Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Sessional Opening Date of Posting:  Dec 5 2013 Sessional Lecturer Department of Pathology and Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College Winter 2014 Competition Number:  92SI13

 The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), is seeking a sessional instructor to assist in delivery of VPM 122 and VPM 450, pending budget approval. VPM 122 (Parasitology) is a lecture/laboratory course offered to first-year veterinary students in the winter semester. Delivery of 7 lectures on veterinary entomology/aquaculture parasitology and assistance in 7 laboratories covering helminthology, protozoology and entomology will be required. VPM450 (Diagnostic Services - Parasitology section) is a fourth-year core rotation offered 5...

Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 5 2013 Student Research Assistant Young Lives Research Lab - Faculty of Arts / Education Competition Number:  120S13

 Provide research support to Dr. Kate Tilleczek - Canada Research Chair (Child/Youth Cultures and Transitions), for the project Barriers and facilitators to youth mental health in Atlantic Canada (CIHR funded)

• Assisting with literature searches
• Updating and maintaining RefWorks database
• Scanning and photocopying material
• Organizing and filing print articles/reports
• Preparing interview packages

Essential Qualifications:
• Knowledge of RefWorks
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal...

Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 5 2013 Student Assistant International Relations Office Competition Number:  119S13

 The International Relations Office is seeking applications for the position of Student Assistant. Reporting to the Administrative Assistant of this area, this position will focus on providing support to all areas of the International Relations Office.

The student will be responsible for:

• Helping to maintain and build the International Relations Office website and social media outlets
• Helping to coordinate incoming international visits
• Assisting with research on current and future projects
• Assisting in the creation of marketing material
• Assisting in maintaining filing systems and databases
• Coordinating...

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