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Student Research Assistant - Department of Anthropology and Sociology (reposted)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 17, 2012
Date of Posting: 
September 9, 2012
Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Student Research Assistant (reposted)
Hours of Work: 

5 hours per week

$11.51 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2012 to October 26, 2012

A student research assistant is required to work under the direction of Valerie Campbell, Sessional Lecturer in Anthropology and Sociology.
The student will be responsible for assisting with literature searches, organization of documents in a RefWorks account, and in preparation of an annotated bibliography.
Skilled in library and computerized literature searches. Ability to work independently. Interest in gender issues and Canadian studies. Strong critical thinking skills are an asset.
Preference will be given to a student from the Arts – anthropology, sociology, women’s studies, psychology, history, or philosophy.
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 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.

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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