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Student Research Assistant - Department of English

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Date of Posting: 
April 20, 2017
Department of English
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

15 hours per week 

$ 11.70 per hour (vacation pay included)

May 1, 2017 – August 4, 2017

Dr. Catherine Innes-Parker in the Department of English requires a student research assistant for the summer of 2017.


• The student assistant hired will be responsible for the evaluation and gathering of secondary sources
• The student will also be trained in reading medieval scribal hands, and transcription from electronic copies of the manuscript


• The successful candidate will be an honours or senior English student, with the ability to read Middle English and good research abilities
• The ability to read French and/or German would be an asset

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 (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, 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.

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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