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Graduate Student Teaching Assistant - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Date of Posting: 
May 15, 2014
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Graduate Student Teaching Assistant
Hours of Work: 

5 - 7 hours per week

$16.97 per hour (vacation pay included)

First summer session 2014 (May-June)

Graduate student teaching assistant for PSYC 342 Intimate Relationships class 2014 First Summer Session.


• facilitating small group discussions in class and online
• giving detailed feedback on and marking article summaries/analyses
• assisting in the planning and implementation of final group projects
• working independently to collect and analyze research data from the course
• ongoing communication with instructor and Heather Russell


• must be a current UPEI Masters student in the Faculty of Education
• must have successfully completed PSYC 342 Intimate Relationships
• experience giving oral and written feedback on papers required
• experience in facilitating small group discussion required
• must be available on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9-11:30am May 13-June 30

With application, please a brief letter indicating your experience with the qualifications listed above and the name of one UPEI faculty member who could comment on your suitability for the work if requested to do so.

For more information, please contact Dr. Stacey MacKinnon in the Psychology Department via email at smackinnon@upei.ca

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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