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Student Research Assistant - Office of the Dean - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 8, 2014
Date of Posting: 
July 24, 2014
Office of the Dean - Faculty of Science
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

100 hours in total 

$16.97 per hour (includes vacation pay)

August 25, 2014 – November 25, 2014

A Student Research Assistant is needed to work on a research project on the perceptions of faculty and students about creating a culture of academic integrity at the University of Prince Edward Island.  The Student Research Assistant will be supervised by Dr. Debbie MacLellan, Interim Dean of Science, and the Academic Planning and Curriculum Committee (APCC) Subcommittee on Academic Integrity.


The Research Assistant will:
• Prepare an ethics application for the project
• Develop an online survey


• The successful candidate will be a graduate student with demonstrated prior research experience
• A highly qualified fourth year student may be considered
• Demonstrated organizational skills
• Ability to work independently
• Excellent writing skills
• Training or experience in using Google docs surveys would be an asset

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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