STUDENT RESEARCH ASSISTANT(S) - DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Competition Number: 
60S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 23, 2012
Date of Posting: 
April 15, 2012
Department: 
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Position: 
STUDENT RESEARCH ASSISTANT(S)
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Salary: 
$12.78 per hour (vacation pay included) (Note: This position is subject to external funding approval.)
Term: 

16 weeks starting early May

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The hired student(s) will become members of the Usability and Network Testing Lab, a research facility that focuses on improving system interaction and performance (with a focus on video games). The lab creates new interaction tools, tests the efficiency of existing tools and investigates the background networking issues involved in supporting interactive systems. The hired student may be involved in any aspect of the lab’s work but is more likely to work in the area of: iPad application development.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills Required: Minimum third year student pursuing a major in Computer Science. Training in and/or experience with iPhone/iPad application development.
Skills Preferred: Student pursuing specialization in video game programming.
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.

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