Student Research Assistant - Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering
$13.70 per hour plus 4% vacation pay
May 2, 2022 to September 2, 2022
Dr. Swingler in the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering is seeking a Student Research Assistant in focusing on Sustainable Energy.
- Research project support in the low carbon remote community electrification
- Must be enrolled in UPEI Program with a background and interest in Sustainable Energy
- Excellent hands-on skills
- Competence in Arduino programming and electronics
- Experience with solar photovoltaic technology
- MATLAB proficiency
- Strong academic record
- Ability to work independently
Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the Procedures manual.
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 all students, staff, and faculty to comply with the Covid 19 attestation and vaccination requirements as set out under the UPEI Covid 19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.
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.
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.