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Graduate Research Assistants (Up to 3 Positions) - Faculty of Education

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Faculty of Education
Graduate Research Assistants (Up to 3 Positions)
Hours of Work:
Up to 9 hours per week

$20.20 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


July 4 – September 30, 2022

The Faculty of Education is seeking up to 3 research assistants to assist in conducting research in the area of inclusive education and large-scale assessment. 


  • Prepare a literature reviewing
  • Prepare ethics applications
  • Assist in preparing grant applications
  • Experience designing surveys
  • Experience collecting and analyzing quantitative data
  • Experience designing qualitative instruments
  • Experience collecting and analyzing qualitative data
  • Assist in writing papers for publication


  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at UPEI
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Prior experience in inclusive education
  • Prior experience working on a research team
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Excellent writing skills

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 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.