Research Assistant (Up to 2 Positions) - UPEI Climate Research Lab *Amended Closing* | University of Prince Edward Island

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Immediately  β€“ August 30, 2019

The UPEI Climate Research lab conducts research and science on climate change vulnerability, impacts, and adaptation. This summer we are seeking a Research Assistant to support research and data entry related to Coastal Erosion on 116 sites across Prince Edward Island. The Research Assistant will be supervised by Dr. Adam Fenech.


  • Perform data entry and summaries of research findings
  • Organize research results in databases
  • Produce and present final report on findings


  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly learn and master various computer applications
  • Strong public communication skills
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel to various locations across PEI
  • Knowledge of climate change impacts
  • Knowledge of coastal erosion

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.

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.

550 University Ave, Charlottetown 1-800-606-UPEI or 902-628-4353

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