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Research Assistant - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Date of Posting: 
August 13, 2012
Faculty of Education
Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week

$16.97 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible until end of April 2013 (with possible extension during the summer)

To prepare drafts of data collection instruments and ethics submissions; event organization; literature review and synthesis; conduct focus group interviews; data entry in a statistical analysis software (e.g., Nvivo); report and manuscript preparation; other duties as required.
Priority will be given to UPEI students, especially those who are graduate students in education (with preference for Ph.D. students). Successful candidates will have a high level of oral and written proficiency in English and in French. Familiarity with minority francophone schools in PEI is necessary; experience conducting interviews, and doing educational or social science research, and experience with Internet, word processing and qualitative data analyses with data analysis software are assets.
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 names of two (2) 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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