Research Assistant - The Partnership on University Plagiarism Prevention Project
First Nations University of Canada
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canadá
6d ago

The Organization :

With over 2,000 students at three campuses, First Nations University of Canada provides an opportunity for students of all nations to learn in an environment of First Nations cultures and values.

The University continues to uphold its mission of enhancing the quality of life, and to preserve, protect and interpret the history, language, culture and artistic heritage of First Nations people.

The University is a unique place of learning specializing in Indigenous knowledge and providing post-secondary and graduate education for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students alike within a culturally supportive environment.

First Nations University is a federated college of the University of Regina, and its academic programs are accredited through that institution.

Duties and Responsibilities :

The Partnership on University Plagiarism Prevention (PUPP) team is developing an international strategy for the prevention of plagiarism in universities using a unique research project on the use of digital scrapbooking strategies (DSS) by students and professors.

This Partnership Grant on academic integrity with 34 national and international partners, will explore how teaching and learning these strategies can prevent plagiarism and help students to write effectively and with integrity in a digital environment.

In this research study, the student research assistant will be working with Dr. Angelina Weenie and Dr. Kathleen O’Reilly, as well as 34 partners from around the world.

Duties include, but are not limited to :

  • Participating in Zoom (or in-person) meetings, when safe to do so) and taking minutes,
  • Conducting literature searches,
  • Engaging in participant interviews,
  • Analysing data (training provided will be provided in all areas) and
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications : Applicants should be enrolled in a graduate program, preferably at the First Nations University of Canada.

    First Nations, Métis, Inuit students will be given priority.

    Skills & Abilities :

  • Understanding of First Nations histories, perspectives, cultures, and protocols;
  • Excellent spoken, written, computer and organizational skills,
  • Fluency / familiarity in an Indigenous language, and
  • Reliable, responsible, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Hours of Work : The workload will be the equivalent of 75 hours to begin and may increase in subsequent semesters. The appointment will increase if more funding is received.

    The number of hours is also dependent upon the salary.

    Length of Term : From Oct. 2021 ongoing

    Deadline : October 20, 2021

    If you are interested, please contact :

    Dr. Angelina Weenie, Indigenous Education or Dr. Kathleen O’Reilly, at

    First Nations University of Canada

    Room 2057, 2nd Floor

    Tel : (306) 790-5950 ext. 3256

    Email : aweenie firstnationsuniversity.ca

    Email : koreilly firstnationsuniversity.ca

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