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Student Research Assistant - School of Business *Amended Closing Date*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 18, 2016
School of Business
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Up to 37.5 hours a week

$11.27 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible for 18 weeks

The School of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Summer Student Research Assistant to support faculty in various research projects as needed, including data entry, literature searches, academic writing and editing, data collection and other research related duties as required.

Assistant will be under the direct supervision of Susan Graham, Tim Carroll, and Melissa James-MacEachern.


• Experience in/and or knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet application, social media exposure, and the UPEI library electronic database
• Strong academic writing skills
• Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail
• Ability to work independently

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 (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, 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.
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