Sessional Instructor - Department of Sociology/Anthropology - Winter 2017

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Date of Posting: 
February 8, 2016
Department of Sociology/Anthropology
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications from qualified sessional instructors to teach the following course in the Winter Semester of 2017. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

Course: S/A 259 – “Art in PEI Culture & Society”

Through an introduction to aesthetic analysis and semiotics this course will explore concepts of community, identity, and place through an examination of art, artists, and their artistic practices on Prince Edward Island. By studying, engaging with, and participating in the creation of contemporary artistic expression students will be challenged to reconcile theory and practical experience in examining the political, economic, and social roles of the culture industry on PEI.
Please note priority will be given to qualified individuals on the sessional roster of the academic unit.

•  A MA or PhD in Sociology or Anthropology or related field, and a background in the various socio-cultural approaches on the meaning, nature, and professional conduct of applied forms of aesthetic practices.
• Previous related professional experience, and the ability to provide an experiential learning environment, will be considered assets.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:

Udo Krautwurst, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Ave.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0306

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 February 23, 2016

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.
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