Student Lab/Tutorial Leaders for Statistics and Research Design Courses (approximately 10 positions) - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts *Amended Closing Date*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 14, 2015
Date of Posting: 
August 14, 2015
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts
Student Lab/Tutorial Leaders for Statistics and Research Design Course (approximately 10 openings)
Hours of Work: 

Up to 10 hours per week

$10.92 per hour (vacation pay included)

Fall semester, 2015, with possible extension to Spring semester, 2016.

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 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, or Heather Russell,

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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