Student Markers and Teaching Assistants (Up to 10 Positions) - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department of Psychology
Student Markers and Teaching Assistants
Hours of Work:
Up to 10 hours per week

$12.25 per hour (plus 4% vacation)


Fall Semester 2019, with possible extension to Winter Semester 2020

The Psychology Department seeks applications for positions as student teaching assistants and markers for Introductory Psychology as well as various 2000 and 3000 level Psychology courses.


  • Attending training and orientation sessions. 
  • Assist professors in proctoring quizzes and exams.
  • Attend selected introductory and upper level classes to assist in proctoring quizzes and exams, scanning quizzes and exams using an Excel spreadsheet or a marking template and other duties as required
  • Marking on-line assignments
  • Ongoing communication with instructor


  • For students selected to assist with the Intro classes, recent and highly successful experience as a student in Psychology 1010 and 1020 would be an asset
  • Applicants assisting with the upper level classes, or marking on-line assignments, will generally be third or fourth year accepted psychology majors  
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required 
  • Reliability and dependability are a must

Priority to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment, Policies and Procedures Manual.

With application, please include a copy of either your unofficial transcript and a resume.  Please also include the name of a faculty member who could comment about your suitability for the work if requested to do so.


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 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.