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Student Research Assistant - Young Lives Research Lab (reposted - closing date extended)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Date of Posting: 
September 12, 2013
Young Lives Research Lab
Student Research Assistant (reposted - closing date extended)
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week

$12.78 (vacation pay included) (grant funded)

Commencing as soon as possible until December 31, 2013

 Project to support to to Dr. Kate Tilleczek - Canada Research Chair (Child/Youth Cultures and Transitions), Digital Media and Young Lives in Transition (SSHRC funded)
• Assisting with literature searches
• Updating and maintaining RefWorks database
• Preparing interview materials
• Assisting in analysis of research data
Essential Qualifications:
• Knowledge of RefWorks
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Skills in library and computerized literature searches
Asset Qualifications:
• Experience in and understanding of qualitative research
• Experience with qualitative research software such as Nvivo
Preference will be given to a student from the Arts: sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, philosophy, or Education.
Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.
The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

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.
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