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Student Research Assistant - Faculty of Education

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Faculty of Education
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work:
5 hours per week

$15.75 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)


October 20, 2021 - December 30, 2021

Dr. Gabriela Arias de Sanchez (Faculty of Education) is seeking one research assistant to work on a project that will explore play as a pedagogical tool during kindergarten and grade 1.


  • Conduct transcription of focus groups
  • Assist with member check
  • Assist in focus groups organization


  • Successful candidate will have to be enrolled in an education program
  • Knowledge of early years and early childhood education
  • Previous experience with early years and early childhood education
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent writing/editing skills
  • Expertise in document transcriptions
  • Ability to work independently
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. Applications will not be accepted via email.

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, 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.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. 

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.