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Student Research Assistant - Department of English

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Date of Posting: 
September 18, 2014
Department of English
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

up to 10 hours per week 

$10.76 - $11.11 per hour (includes vacation pay) depending upon qualifications

September 2014 to March 31, 2015

Dr. Catherine Innes-Parker requires a Research Assistant to work on a SSHRCC funded project concerning vernacular translations of Latin works in the late Middle Ages.


• Bibliographic research, manuscript preparation, editing, proof-reading, manuscript transcriptions, research summary.


• The successful candidate should be an English Honours student or English major.
• The student should have good research and writing skills, and be able to read Middle English. Knowledge of French and/or Latin would 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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