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Posted on Tuesday, 7 January, 2014

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Posted on Thursday, 2 January, 2014
Tweet:  Research on Tap, What is equality anyway?

At the next Research on Tap, join us for a discussion about gender, sex, and equality. Dr. Ann Braithwaite, associate professor and coordinator of Women’s Studies, will lead a discussion titled “What is equality anyways?”

The event discussion begins at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7 at The Pourhouse, above The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse in Charlottetown.

Sound interesting? Join us.

Research on Tap is a series of public discussions with UPEI researchers. For more information, contact Dave Atkinson at 620-5117, or

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Posted on Thursday, 2 January, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI hosts international New Year’s Day Levee

Over 400 guests were welcomed by a large group of international students and treated to some food from different countries at the University of Prince Edward Island’s New Year’s Day levee, reflecting UPEI’s growing multicultural campus. 

UPEI Alumni Association President Bruce Davison, UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, and UPEI Board of Governors Chair Tom Cullen hosted the annual New Year’s Day event in Don and Marion McDougall Hall’s Schurman Market Square.

Posted on Friday, 20 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 20 2013 Student Assistant Faculty of Education Competition Number:  124S13

 The Faculty of Education requires the services of a Bachelor of Education students to work in the Education Learning Commons (ELC). Preferably, successful candidate will be a Year 1 student who is not planning to complete their final practicum off-Island. Preference will be given to a candidate who is functional in French and English.


The student assistant will be re responsible for providing circulation services and basic technological assistance to Faculty of Education students, faculty and staff using the ELC, as well as performing other miscellaneous duties as required. This position will work closely with a graduate student assistant and report to the Coordinator of the ELC, or...

Posted on Tuesday, 17 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 17 2013 Student Laboratory Assistants (Amended hours) Department of Biology Competition Number:  123S13

 Applications are invited from junior and senior Biology students as well as graduate students interested in assisting or instructing in the following Biology laboratories; Human Physiology 122; Plant Diversity 202; Genetics 223; Microbial Diversity 206 ; Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 324; General Physiology 326 and other courses as the need arises.



Posted on Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 11 2013 Student Research Assistant School of Business Competition Number:  122S13

 The School of Business is seeking to hire a Student Research Assistant to assist in the development and coordination of multi-media presentations. The supervisor for this project is Dr. Tim Carroll.


• To co-ordinate the creation of 3 multi-media presentations.
• To assist in the development of three multimedia presentations for public distribution
• To adapt the production materials to develop a web presence to support the presentations.

• Preferred candidate will be a Graduate Student in the study of business and economics
• Experience working with technical experts in multi-media...

Posted on Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 11 2013 Student Photography Assistant Department of Integrated Communications Competition Number:  121S13


Works with the UPEI photographer in meeting production deadlines. Will photograph flat copy and still products; scan slides, negatives or prints; print to ink jet and dye sub printers; answer phones; record job requests in calendar; greet walk-in customers and take details of work required; enter work orders and computer file data in computers; create class composite pdf files; take original digital photography of University events, including some Athletics competition, and other photography requests as needed; manipulate digital images; work evenings and weekends as requested.


• Must have basic...

Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2013

 Two Hearing Conservation Sessions will be held on Tuesday, December 17 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm in Andrew Hall Room 142.

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Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2013

 An Emergency First Aid and CPR Training session will be held on Friday, December 13th from 9:00am to 2:30pm in Kelley 210. The training is covered by the Health and Safety Budget.

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Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Sessional Opening Date of Posting:  Dec 5 2013 Sessional Lecturer Department of Pathology and Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College Winter 2014 Competition Number:  92SI13

 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...

Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 5 2013 Student Research Assistant Young Lives Research Lab - Faculty of Arts / Education Competition Number:  120S13

 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

Essential Qualifications:
• Knowledge of RefWorks
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal...

Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 5 2013 Student Assistant International Relations Office Competition Number:  119S13

 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
• Coordinating...

Posted on Monday, 2 December, 2013
Sessional Opening Date of Posting:  Dec 2 2013 Sessional Lecturer Department of Sociology and Anthropology - Faculty of Arts Winter 2014 Competition Number:  91S13

 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.

Posted on Monday, 2 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 2 2013 Student Holiday Break Programmer Residence Services / International Relations - Ancillary Services Competition Number:  117S13

 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...

Posted on Friday, 29 November, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Nov 29 2013 Student Research Assistant Department of History Competition Number:  118S13

 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...

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