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Student Research Assistant - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Date of Posting: 
October 24, 2014
Faculty of Education
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Varied – up  to 3 hours per week

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included) (Grant Funded)

October 2014 – March 31, 2015


• The research assistant will become part of a research team exploring the use of iPads in a kindergarten mathematics classroom.
• The position involves travel to Morell Consolidated School in St. Peters (October 30, November 3 to 7 and 17 to 21 from 8 am to 10:30 am) to work with and observe kindergarten aged children using iPads to explore their mathematical thinking.
• Additional time may be required following the data collection period. This work will be completed on campus.


• Student must be a full-time UPEI undergraduate student experienced using iPads.
• Additionally, the research assistant should have interest in working with young children.

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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