The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), is seeking a sessional instructor to assist in delivery of VPM 122 and VPM 450, pending budget approval. VPM 122 (Parasitology) is a lecture/laboratory course offered to first-year veterinary students in the winter semester. Delivery of 7 lectures on veterinary entomology/aquaculture parasitology and assistance in 7 laboratories covering helminthology, protozoology and entomology will be required. VPM450 (Diagnostic Services - Parasitology section) is a fourth-year core rotation offered 5...
Provide research support to Dr. Kate Tilleczek - Canada Research Chair (Child/Youth Cultures and Transitions), for the project Barriers and facilitators to youth mental health in Atlantic Canada (CIHR funded)
• Assisting with literature searches
• Updating and maintaining RefWorks database
• Scanning and photocopying material
• Organizing and filing print articles/reports
• Preparing interview packages
• Knowledge of RefWorks
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal...
The International Relations Office is seeking applications for the position of Student Assistant. Reporting to the Administrative Assistant of this area, this position will focus on providing support to all areas of the International Relations Office.
The student will be responsible for:
• Helping to maintain and build the International Relations Office website and social media outlets
• Helping to coordinate incoming international visits
• Assisting with research on current and future projects
• Assisting in the creation of marketing material
• Assisting in maintaining filing systems and databases
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications from qualified sessional instructors to teach the following course in the Winter Semester 2014. This course is subject to budgetary approval. The competition is open only to members of the Sessional Roster of the academic unit. Members of the Sessional Roster of the academic unit will be given priority.
Required qualifications are an MA or PhD in Sociology or Anthropology, teaching experience, especially with large classes of students, and a background in the various sociological approaches on the meaning of deviance and the nature of social control....
Ancillary Services and the International Relations Office are looking for a Holiday Break Programmer for December 2013 – January 2014.
The incumbent must work with the Residence Life Coordinator, International Student Advisor, Manager of Residence Services, and other university staff in creating a social and supportive environment during the holiday break and with the January 2014 international new student arrival.
• Planning and implementing a calendar of activities throughout the holiday break - schedule of activities to be posted before the end exams
• Advertise and participate in planned activities...
Applications are invited for two student research assistant positions in Canadian Confederaton history with Dr. Edward MacDonald.
The students who are hired will conduct on-line and on-site archival searches for primary documents pertaining to Canadian Confederation in 1864-1867, with a view to creating web-site resources for the Guardians of Confederation conference scheduled for autumn 2014. To this end, they will communicate with archivists about document holdings, order material on inter-library loan, photocopy, organise, and file. They will also compile published transcriptions of primary documents and seek permissions from copyright holders for material that might be...
The Tourism Research Centre (TRC), housed in the School of Business Administration on the UPEI campus, is an independent body providing timely, accurate and professional research on the tourism industry. From December 2013 to April 2014, the TRC requires vibrant individuals who will serve as Research Assistants.
The Research Assistants will be primarily involved in field work collecting attendee contact information onsite at events that are part of the PEI 2014 celebrations (New Year’s Eve celebration and East Coast Music Association Awards). Research Assistants may also...
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students who excel in their UPEI studies in Sociology to work as Student Assistants in two sections of Sociology 101, ‘Introduction to Sociology I’, for the Fall 2013 semester.
• Major in Sociology or a combined major in Sociology & Anthropology
• One reference from a UPEI professor
• Excellent communication skills
• Some familiarity with computer software such as spreadsheets or Moodle
• Ability to work one-on-one with no supervision
• Must be able to work well with...
The Writing Centre is looking for students to work as Student Mentors to work up to 10 hours per week during the school year, with time off during exam periods. Some weekend and evening hours are required. We are interested in students with strong writing skills and a passion for writing, and also students from a range of disciplines, including business and the sciences. Second language experience is an asset.
Writing Centre Student Mentors primarily work one-on-one with undergraduate students to help them become more proficient writers and critical thinkers. Mentors are also expected to maintain the Writing Lounge, visit classrooms to promote the Writing Centre, and...
The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a sessional instructor to teach the following course in Winter 2014 Session.
THE OFFERING OF THESE COURSES IS CONDITIONAL PENDING FINAL ENROLMENT NUMBERS. ALL SESSIONAL COURSES ARE SUBJECT TO FINAL BUDGETARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVALS.
ED 447 SCIENCE METHODS II
This course examines the development, nature, and limitations of science and technology; the role of science and technology in society; and the teaching of science and technology in the schools. Time is devoted to an...
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The Student Coordinator will assist in coordinating, planning and scheduling all activities for the Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp 2014 (AVC Vet Camp) in consultation with AVC staff and faculty. The Student Coordinator will also play a key role in communicating with camp participants and their parents, and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of AVC Vet Camp when in progress. The Student Coordinator will assist in the evaluation of the program. Although AVC Vet Camp will be the student’s main priority, the Coordinator will also be required to assist in the planning of other events including the AVC-CVMA Bluecoat Welcome Ceremony...
A student research assistant, under the supervision of Dr. Jason Pearson (Chemistry) and Dr. Debbie MacLellan (Interim Dean of Science), is required to assist in the collection of data for a research project on assessing the attitudes of secondary students toward university scholarship and research.
• Conduct and record interviews with Prince Edward Island high school students and teachers
• Transcribe the interviews
• Assist with data analysis
• The ideal candidate will be a graduate student who has taken a course in qualitative research methods however, a senior undergraduate student will be...
The School of Nursing and Department of Biology are seeking applications from nursing students and biology students to assist with a research project in Kenya to take place from the last week of April to the beginning of June in 2014. This project is financed by the International Development Research Centre.
This project will address two themes that are strongly interconnected – children’s health and environment.
The project objectives are to:
1) examine and better understand possible relationships between childhood respiratory illnesses and (a) the child’s immediate environment and (b) other health conditions...
The School of Nursing at the University of Prince Edward Island requires a sessional instructor, pending budgetary approval, for the following course which will be offered in the winter semester, 2014:.
N313 Developing Partnerships with Clients in the Community
This undergraduate course focuses on promoting and maintaining health and providing support and assistance to individuals, families and groups in the home and community. Students work in situations of increasing complexity, assessing health, providing and evaluating interventions, and building partnerships and supportive relationships. Students become more aware of community...