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Undergradute Student Research Assistant - Department of Environmental Studies - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Date of Posting: 
September 6, 2016
Department of Environmental Studies - Faculty of Science
Undergraduate Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Up to a total of 25 hours

$11.54 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 15 – October 15, 2016

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


• Enter data from surveys into an Excel spread sheet on the computer
• Conduct statistical data analysis


• The ideal candidate will be a student who takes initiative and is able to work independently
• Strong organizational skills
• Knowledge of Excel
• Knowledge of statistics is an asset

Priority will be given 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 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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