Student Research Assistant - English Department - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
21S13
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Date of Posting: 
March 7, 2013
Department: 
English Department - Faculty of Arts
Position: 
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Up to 35 hours per week in the summer, and 10 hours per week during term time.

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

Beginning April 15, 2013

Dr. Catherine Innes-Parker requires a Research Assistant to work on a SSHRCC funded project concerning vernacular translations of Latin works in the late Middle Ages.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bibliographic research, manuscript preparation, editing, proof-reading, manuscript transcriptions, research summary.
QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate should be an English Honours student or English major. The student should have good research and writing skills, and be able to read Middle English. Knowledge of French and/or Latin would be an asset.
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.

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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