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Student Assistant - Department of Physics - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 10, 2016
Date of Posting: 
June 1, 2016
Department of Physics - Faculty of Science
Student Assistant
Hours of Work: 

100 hours total

$11.18 per hour (vacation pay included)

June 13 – July 15, 2016

The Physics Department is looking for a student assistant to help organize the undergraduate physics teaching labs in preparation for the department’s move to a new building later in the summer.


The student assistant will help with the following tasks:
• Help with inventory tagging and photographing of equipment
• Help with locating manual and obtaining electronic copy or scanning in paper-based manual
• Help with inventory data entries into our database
• Help with determining if piece of older equipment is non-fictional/surplus


Successful applicant should have completed his/her second year of study in an undergraduate physics program.

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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