Student Assistant - School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Student Assistant
Hours of Work:
15 hours per week (for 6 weeks)
$11.70 per hour (vacation pay included)

September 2017 – October 2017

One student assistant is needed for a research project that requires collecting and organizing time series data with applications of basic statistical methods. This research provides an opportunity to learn statistical methods with climate data


• Assist with collecting and organizing statistical data in excel files
• Basic statistical analysis will be performed


• The student needs to have good understanding of statistical analysis and excellent knowledge of excel

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 (

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 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.

Applications will not be accepted via email.

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.