Graduate Student Assistants (Up to 2 Positions) - Department of Physics - Faculty of Science

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
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Department of Physics - Faculty of Science
Graduate Tutorial Assistants (Up to 2 Positions)
Hours of Work:
Up to 8 hours per week

$19.75 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


ASAP  – December 22, 2021

The Physics Department seeks applications for tutorial assistants for the 2021 academic year.

Courses with tutorials include: Physics 1110


Tutorial assistants will be:

  • Acting as a general resource person for students during the tutorial;
  • Assisting the course instructor with evaluating written work, and;
  • Other duties as assigned by the course instructor


  • Applicants will have successfully completed the course for which they are selected to assist in the tutorial, or have relevant alternative experience
  • Preference will be given to students taking Physics as their major or minor 
  • Previous experience as a tutorial assistant is an asset
  • Graduate student applicants should hold a B.Sc. (preference will be given to applicants with a Physics major) and have experience in instructing introductory science labs

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

UPEI will require mandatory full Covid-19 vaccination for all students, staff, and faculty. Exemptions only apply for medical, religious, or cultural reasons in accordance with the UPEI Covid-19 mandatory vaccination policy.

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.