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Graduate Research Assistant - Faculty of Education

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Faculty of Education
Graduate Research Assistant
Hours of Work:
Up to 9 hours per week

$20.20 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


February 2, 2023 to June 22, 2023

Faculty member Elizabeth Blake (Faculty of Education) is in search of one research assistant to work on a French research project which will focus on Inclusive Education with La commission scolaire de langue française in Prince Edward Island.


  • Assist with data collection
  • Travel to all French Schools on the Island
  • Assist with preliminary quantitative data analysis
  • Assist with creating materials for dissemination of results
  • Other tasks related to the research, as required


  • Enrolled in a graduate program at UPEI
  • Excellent language skills in French and English
  • Experience and ease in working with people
  • Experience with SPSS software
  • 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.


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. If you require accommodation in any part of the process, please direct your inquiries, in confidence, to our HR Officer,

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

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