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Student Teaching Assistants (Up to 2 Positions) - Department of Sociology and Anthropology - Faculty of Arts

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Position Type:
Student Position
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Department of Sociology and Anthropology - Faculty of Arts
Student Teaching Assistants (Up to 2 Positions)
Hours of Work:
Up to 5 hours per week

$13.70 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


July 4, 2022 – August 24, 2022

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for two student teaching assistants starting in the Summer 2022. The selected candidates will be assisting two Faculty members in the department for 5 hours a week (up to a maximum of 30 hours).


  • Marking on-line assignments utilizing marking templates and/or assist professors in proctoring quizzes and exams
  • Scanning quizzes and exams using an Excel spreadsheet or a marking template and other duties as required
  • Other duties as required
  • Ongoing communication with instructor


  • Student selected will be assisting with a first and a second-year course, recent and successful experience as a student in Sociology-Anthropology.
  • Candidate must be a third-year student
  • 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 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.

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.

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.