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Student Research Assistant - Department of Computer Science & Information Technology *Reposted*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Date of Posting: 
May 13, 2015
Department of Computer Science & Information Technology
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

$11.91 per hour (vacation pay included)

June 2015 – July 2015

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, is seeking to hire a student, either one full time student or part time students to assist in extending LISA programming language, under the supervision of Dr. Cezar Campeanu.


The duties will include:
• Carrying out tests for various operations on strings and languages.
• Expanding miniGrail support to all Grail+ functions.
• Updating LISA to accept designated backend engines, including miniGrail.


The successful candidate will be:
• A highly organized student.
• Full-time student with exceptional background in Mathematics and Computer Science.
• Although this position is targeted to Math and CS students, all applications from science students will be considered.
• Please include with your application a transcript of your achieved marks to date.
• Students with a Theory of Computing Course or having previous experience with Grail+ or similar software (FAdo, Vaucanson) will be considered a strong 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 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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