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Student Research Assistant - Transcribers (Up to 3 Positions) - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Date of Posting: 
May 10, 2016
Faculty of Education
Student Research Assistants - Transcribers
Hours of Work: 

Hours will vary depending on needs of faculty – 100 hours total

$13.41 per hour (vacation pay included)

May – June 15, 2016

The Faculty of Education is seeking student research assistants to fulfill the role of transcribers.


• Will assist in transcribing research interviews verbatim
• Will be required to transcribe at a rate of 1 hour of typing per 15 minutes of audio recording


• Must possess perfect grammar and spelling

Priority will be given 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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr/).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit 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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