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Research Assistant - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science (amended and reposted)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 19, 2013
Date of Posting: 
August 11, 2013
Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
Research Assistant (amended and reposted)
Hours of Work: 

250 hours in total

$20.19 per hour (vacation pay included)

August 2013 to June 2014

 A Research Assistant is needed to work on a research project about supporting older adults and caregivers in navigating transitions between different types of health services. The Research Associate will be supervised by Dr. Lori Weeks, Department of Applied Human Sciences, and our interdisciplinary research team.
The Research Assistant will participate in research team meetings, facilitating project communications, assist with organizing and implementing team meetings, and assist with organizing and implementing community consultation activities with input from the research team.
The successful candidate will be an advanced undergraduate student or a Master’s student and will ideally have training and experience in Gerontology, Education, Social Sciences and/or Health Services. Strong organizational, communication, and computer skills are required. Training and experience in qualitative and/or quantitative research are assets.
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 2 reference letters 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.

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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