Student Research Assistants (Up to 6 Positions) - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
$16.10 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)
June 1, 2022 to March 15, 2023
The Department of Applied Human Sciences in the Faculty of Science is seeking to hire up to six research assistant positions to assist in Pulse Education Program (PEP) designed for intermediate school children in PEI.
- Supporting the Pulse Education Program (PEP) research team with recruitment of research participants
- Assist with data collection and delivery of education program at select intermediate schools (travel to selected schools in and around Charlottetown is required contingent upon approval from the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning)
- Respond to emails relating to research project activities
- Attend project meetings and collaborate with project partners
- Schedule, organize, and report on status of research activities
- Assist with research report writing
- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English
- Must be able to work independently
- Strong leadership, planning and organizational skills
- Experience working on similar research project is an asset
- Completion of 2nd or 3rd year in Foods and Nutrition program is an asset
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 (www.upei.ca/hr/). 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.
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.
Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.