Sessional Instructor - Department of Biomedical Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College - Fall 2016

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Date of Posting: 
February 25, 2016
Department of Biomedical Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2016

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the forthcoming Fall 2016 Semester. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

Course: VBS 141 – “Integration of Structure and Function 1”

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is seeking a sessional instructor to assist in delivery of Integration of Structure and Function I (VBS 141) to first-year veterinary students. This team-taught course uses case-based material to emphasize first-year fundamental learning objectives. Responsibilities for this position include preparation and delivery of lab material and contribution of basic science concepts to joint basic/clinical tutorial discussions, preparation and marking of examinations and quizzes as appropriate and assisting students where needed.      

Remuneration will be as specified in the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

• A DVM or other health professional degree.
• Preference will be given to those with teaching experience in Physiology, but those with evidence of effective teaching in related fields will also be considered.
• Priority will be given to members of the UPEI Sessional Roster for the Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Application Instructions:

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

Dr. Tarek Saleh, Chair
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566 0819
Fax: (902) 566 0832
E mail:

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 March 10, 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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