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Student Research Assistant - Department of Sociology and Anthropology - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Date of Posting: 
July 3, 2014
Department of Sociology and Anthropology - Faculty of Arts
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

112 hours over the Summer and Fall of 2014

$13.22 per hour (includes vacation pay)

Summer and Fall 2014

Dr.  Jean Mitchell (Sociology and Anthropology) is seeking a student to undertake transcriptions and to assist in the collection of research material (archival and library) on Missionaries and Cultural memory in Prince Edward Island and Erromango, Vanuatu.


• Transcribe digitally recorded interviews conducted in PEI
• Conduct archival  and library searches for material
• Help with organization of project material
• Other related tasks such as coding


• The ideal candidate will be a student who has experience or interest in research
• Ability to take initiative and work independently
• Strong organizational skills
• Attention to detail in transcription important

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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