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Student Research Assistant - Department of History - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, November 24, 2014
Date of Posting: 
November 17, 2014
Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Varied – up to 10 hours per week

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

December 2014  –  March 31, 2015


Research includes the following work on disease in 18th century Quebec: building a bibliography of primary and secondary sources on medicine, disease and Quebec; microfilm research and data collection; transposing and organizing French and English handwritten files from microfilm; correspondence with archival staff in Canada and France; basic quantitative analysis of medical records.


Student must be a full-time UPEI undergraduate student with History and Canadian Studies backgrounds.  Fluency in the French and English languages is also required.
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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