Student Assistant - Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department of Philosophy
Student Assistant
Hours of Work:
10 hours per week for 4 weeks - Nov. to Dec. 22, 2017. There will be some variability in the hours mandated by the course schedule, some weeks requiring 10 hours and others just 2 hours. Some weekend and evening work may be required.
$11.70 per hour (vacation pay included)

The Philosophy Department is looking for a third or fourth year student majoring or minoring in philosophy to serve as a Student Assistant for Phil 205/Bus 213: Business Ethics (WEB course).


  • Reading selections of the class textbook,
  • Marking tests featuring short answer questions
  • Marking writing assignments of 1000 words
  • Marking a final exam featuring short answer and essay questions.


  • Background in ethical theory or applied ethics or business studies is preferred
  • Must be dependable and efficient

Priority will be 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 ( Applications will not be accepted via email.

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, or fax it to (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 study 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.