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Student Research Assistant - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts

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Position Type:
Student Position
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Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work:
Up to 10 hours per week

$15.75 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)


October 2021 – May 31, 2022

The Department of Psychology has one (1) opening for students to perform various research duties under the supervision of Drs. Jessica Strong, Olive Bryanton, and William Montelpare.


  • Attending training and orientation sessions
  • Assisting in research through recruitment, data collection and management, data analysis, and assisting with report writing


  • Third or fourth year students with interest in psychology and aging
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Interest in working with older adults
  • Familiarity with SPSS
  • Reliability, dependability, organization


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, 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.