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Student Lab/Tutorial Leaders for Statistics & Research Design Courses (Up to 10 Positions) - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 2, 2016
Date of Posting: 
July 28, 2016
Department of Psychology
Student Lab/Tutorial Leaders for Statistics & Research Design Courses
Hours of Work: 

Up to 10 hours per week

$11.54 per hour (vacation pay included)

Fall semester, 2016 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Psychology Department seeks applications for positions as student lab/tutorial leaders for the Statistics and Research Design I and II (Psychology 278 and 279).


• Attending training and orientation sessions
• Working alone or in pairs, with another student leader, to lead weekly lab sessions in Psychology 278 AND 279, Statistics and Research Design I and II; each leader, or pair of leaders, will normally be responsible for two lab sections (of up to 10 students each) per week
• Initial review of and feedback on student assignments and reports
• Ongoing communication with lab coordinator

• Applicants will have successfully completed Psychology 278 and 279, and ideally will have completed Psychology 371 (Advanced Statistics) and/or 374 (Advanced Qualitative Methods)
• Experience with SPSS would be an asset
• Strong written and oral communication skills are expected
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Reliability and dependability are a must

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

With application, please include a copy of either your transcript or your academic degree audit report, a list of lab times available to work (please see the university’s online timetable for Psychology 278 A and B lab section times), and a statement regarding your written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills. Please also include the names of two faculty members who could comment about your suitability for the work if requested to do so.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Wartman in the Psychology Department, 566 0610, mailto:cwartman@upei.ca or Heather Russell, mailto:hrussell@upei.ca

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 (www.upei.ca/hr/).

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.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. 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.
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