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

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Date of Posting: 
September 19, 2013
Research Lab Student Coordinator (reposted - closing date extended)
Young Lives Research Lab (reposted - closing date extended)
Hours of Work: 

15 to 20 hours per week

$15.00 per hour (vacation pay included) (grant funded)

As soon as possible until August 15, 2014 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and project requirements.)

A Research Lab Student Coordinator is needed for Dr. Kate Tilleczek’s CFI-funded Qualitative Research Lab. This position is open to UPEI graduate students.
• Set-up/install equipment and software in the lab
• Organize software training
• Maintenance of lab hardware and software
• Manage equipment borrowing protocols
• Administer the lab’s website
• Create visual aids for the lab,
• Coordinate e-conferences with research teams
Essential Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in social science or related discipline
• Experience in and understanding of qualitative research
• Strong interest in computers and technology
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to quickly learn and master various computer programs
Asset Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Wordpress, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience with qualitative research software such as Nvivo
Preference will be given to graduate students in the Faculty of Education or the Faculty of Arts. 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 a 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.
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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