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Undergraduate Student Research Assistant

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· Cover letter
· Updated CV
· Updated transcript
· Sample technical writing materials, e.g., a previous course project paper

If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the faculty/department you are applying to.

Under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Regulations the University of Regina is required to verify that International Students are eligible to work on campus prior to being hired. To confirm this eligibility, International Students are requested to contact UR International - Student Services to obtain a "Verification of Academic Status for the Eligibility to Work on Campus" letter that must be provided to the hiring manager prior to hiring. These letters must be updated each semester and/or as circumstances change.

Position Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number 20220991SS
Position Title Undergraduate Student Research Assistant
Faculty/Department Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Unit Engineering-Dean's Office
Employee Group CUPE 2419
CUPE 5791 Job Family N/A
Category Student
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to assist with the following research tasks focusing on sustainable water and wastewater treatment and reuse as well as value-added products from waste streams:
· Perform research literature review on one or more of the above topics;
· Assist the PI and graduate students with related laboratory tasks;
· Help process, analyze, visualize, and interpret research data;
· Prepare/Edit/Format technical reports and manuscripts.
Position Requirements
Applications are required to have environmental systems engineering background with a preference for water and wastewater engineering knowledge, and have:
· Strong time management skills;
· Proficient technical writing skills;
· Work independently and collaboratively;
· GPA no less than 85% preferably with ENEV 334 grade no less than 75% and ENEV 322 (or equivalent) no less than 80%.
Physical Demands
Pay Grade As Per CUPE 2419
Salary Range As per 2419 Collective Agreement
Status Term
Work Hours
Up to 10 hours per week. The student will need to record and report actual time commitment in every pay period. Paid bi-weekly.
Duration (if Term/Temporary) October to December, 2022
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual
Preference Posting
Target Posting
Additional Information

Contact Information
Dr. Jinkai Xue
jinkai.xue@uregina.ca
Job Open Date 10/07/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Application Instructions
· Cover letter
· Updated CV
· Updated transcript
· Sample technical writing materials, e.g., a previous course project paper

If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the faculty/department you are applying to.

Under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Regulations the University of Regina is required to verify that International Students are eligible to work on campus prior to being hired. To confirm this eligibility, International Students are requested to contact UR International – Student Services to obtain a “Verification of Academic Status for the Eligibility to Work on Campus” letter that must be provided to the hiring manager prior to hiring. These letters must be updated each semester and/or as circumstances change.
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  4. Writing Samples
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