Student Research Assistant - Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
61S18
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Date of Posting: 
April 12, 2018
Department: 
Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Position: 
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week  

Salary: 
14.75 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

May 7 – August 24, 2018

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences is looking for a student research assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will:

  • Conduct research in signal processing and movement analysis
  • Build and prototype gait and movement analysis systems
  • Write software to analyze people movements
  • Document the project for possible publication

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong programming background demonstrated by outstanding marks in core computer science courses
  • Experience with code version management systems such as GIT
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet established deadlines

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the 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/). Applications will not be accepted via email.

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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