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Student Research Assistant - Department of Sociology & Anthropology

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, December 19, 2016
Date of Posting: 
December 14, 2016
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

5-10 hours per week 

$11.44 per hour (vacation pay included)

ASAP – June 1, 2017 

The Department of Sociology & Anthropology is seeking a Student Research Assistant.


• Library and online research in three key areas
     • Organizing research materials
     • Creating bibliographies
     • Compiling visual materials


• Senior student with experience and interest in research
• Strong organizational skills
• Capacity to work independently and to deadlines
• Ability to pay attention to detail
• Strong computer skills

Priority is given 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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 student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens,  permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid work permit 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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