Sessional Instructor - Office of the Vice President of Academic (Winter 2016)

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Date of Posting: 
January 6, 2016
Office of the Vice President of Academic
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2016

The First Year Experience Program at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for two (2) half-time Sessional Lecture positions for the 2016 Winter academic semester. We are seeking two half-time instructors to teach the following course. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

UPEI 102: Inquiry Studies
This course is for students who want to explore a broad array of issues and ‘big’ questions that are related to human culture and the natural world from a local to a global perspective. This course emphasizes and cultivates critical inquiry, writing and reading skills through an analysis of texts/topics of contemporary significance.

One and a half hours a week

Successful applicants will have a Master’s degree in Education or Teaching, experience teaching/facilitating inquiry skills at a first year undergraduate level, experience in a multidisciplinary team teaching setting and excellent communication skills.

Please note that applicants on the UPEI sessional roster for Psychology will be considered first.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Stacey MacKinnon, Associate Professor and Inquiry Studies Coordinator
Department of Psychology
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel:  (902) 566-0402

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is January 13, 2016.

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