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Student Markers & Teaching Assistants (Up to 6 Positions) - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 2, 2016
Date of Posting: 
July 28, 2016
Department of Psychology
Student Markers & Teaching Assistants
Hours of Work: 

5 – 10 hours per week

$11.18 per hour (vacation pay included)

Fall semester, 2016 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Psychology Department seeks applications for positions as student markers and teaching assistants for various Psychology courses.


• Attending training and orientation sessions
• Assisting professors in classroom learning activities, proctoring quizzes and exams
• With the aid of a marking template the successful candidate will scan tests to provide feedback and the assignment of preliminary grade recommendations on various psychology courses
• Ongoing communication with instructor or Heather Russell


• Successful applicant should have completed his/her second or third year of study in an undergraduate psychology program
• Strong interpersonal skills are required
• Reliability and dependability are a must

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

With application, please include a copy of either your transcript or your academic audit report and a resume.  Please also include the name of a faculty member who could comment about your suitability for the work if requested to do so.

For more information, please contact Heather Russell in the Psychology Department,
566 0563, hrussell@upei.ca

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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