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Graduate Research Assistant - Part-time Student Postition - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, June 15, 2015
Date of Posting: 
June 8, 2015
Faculty of Education
Part-time Graduate Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

8 to 10 hours per week

$16.97 per hour (vacation pay included)

As soon as possible - December 2015

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island seeks a part-time (10 hours per week x 30 weeks) Graduate Research Assistant (RA) on site, day-time, June - December 31, 2015, reporting directly to the Graduate Studies Coordinator, indirectly to the Dean.  


• Contribute to the design and promotion of MEd or PhD orientation strategies, e.g., MEd Moodle site.
• Establish a monthly Graduate Education Seminar Series and Graduate Education Journal Club, e.g, survey interests, arrange speakers, prepare notices for distribution.
• Search and disseminate information on graduate student research funding, e.g., pilot project funds, travel funds, awards, bursaries, scholarships.
• Search and disseminate information on graduate student support services, e.g., Accessibility, Writing, Counseling, Online technology support.
• Gather information on Masters and Doctoral education programs particularly in the Atlantic Region and Canada.
• Contribute to proposal writing by the Graduate Studies Coordinator, e.g., re Program Evaluation, Graduate Research Dissemination.


• Currently enrolled in either the MEd or PhD program at UPEI.
• Research experience.

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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