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Student Research Assistant - Department of Biology - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2015
Date of Posting: 
August 7, 2015
Department of Biology - Faculty of Science
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

up to 15 hours per week to a total of 150 hours

$12.08 per hour (includes vacation pay)

August 24, 2015 to December 15, 2015

Dr. Carolyn Peach Brown is seeking a student to assist in the collection and analysis of data for a research project on exploring landowners’ willingness to protect Species at Risk on Prince Edward Island.


• Conduct interviews with rural landowners on PEI.
• Transcribe digitally recorded interviews.


• The ideal candidate will be a student who takes initiative and is able to work independently.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
• Knowledge of issues related to Species at Risk on PEI will be an asset.  

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 reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. 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.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents 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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