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Student Research Assistant - Department of Environmental Studies - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 14, 2014
Date of Posting: 
April 7, 2014
Department of Environmental Studies - Faculty of Science
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

 150 hours (total for the duration of the project)

$20.19 per hour (includes vacation pay)

Commencing as soon as possible for 150 hrs total

A graduate student research assistant, under the supervision of Dr. Carolyn Peach Brown (Environmental Studies), is required to assist in the analysis of data for a research project on institutional capacity for climate change mitigation in Eastern Cameroon.


• Analyze survey data using statistical software packages
• Write summary report of research results


• The ideal candidate will be a graduate student who has taken courses in statistics and is familiar with social science data analysis using statistical software.
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work independently

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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