STUDENT ASSISTANT - DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

Competition Number: 
74S12
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 30, 2012
Date of Posting: 
April 24, 2012
Department: 
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Position: 
STUDENT ASSISTANT
Hours of Work: 

The successful student will be hired for 150 hours.

Salary: 
$10.40 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

May 2012 – June 29, 2012

One student assistant is needed for a two research projects that deal with the application of regression analysis and statistical methods. This research provides an excellent opportunity to learn time series statistical methods and survival analysis.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful applicant will assist with collecting statistical data and perform regression analysis and survival analysis using the software STATA.
QUALIFICATIONS:
The student needs to have good knowledge of Statistics and some familiarity with regression analysis and the use of statistics software. Knowledge of basic statistical methods in medical/biology research will be appreciated.
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 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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