Student Research Assistant - Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Faculty of Science (reposted)

Competition Number: 
129S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2012
Date of Posting: 
October 8, 2012
Department: 
Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Faculty of Science
Position: 
Student Research Assistant (reposted)
Hours of Work: 

10 hours per week

Salary: 
$10.40 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

October 15, 2012 to December 21, 2012 (10 weeks)

Dr. Shafiqul Islam , Department of Mathematics and Statistics, is looking for a Research Assistant on a research project with the goal of developing techniques for stability and control of dynamical systems.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The research student will help with developing a theoretical and numerical technique for stability and control of dynamical systems of deterministic and random dynamical systems. The research student will also review the literature concerning densities of dynamical systems.
QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have strong background in Linear Algebra and Calculus. Knowledge of programming and ability to program in MAPLE preferred. The candidate must be in a Mathematics or related program.
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.

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