Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Summer 2016

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 2, 2016
Department of Applied Human Sciences
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2016

The Department of Applied Human Sciences has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the forthcoming Summer Session, April 25 – June 3, 2016, semester to teach the following course, pending budgetary approval:

Course: KINE 262 – “Introduction to the Sociology of Sport and Exercise”

This course will explore the significance of sport across society and culture. Students will gain an understanding of the role of sport in culture and how sport is structured within society.  Different sociological theories will be presented and discussed throughout the class to explain the intersection of sport and society.
Cross-listed with Sociology (cf. Sociology 221)


• Applicants must hold a MSc or PhD in a field related to the course content.
• Documented experience teaching this course would be a definite asset.
• Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

Application Instructions:

A cover letter indicating course you are applying to teach, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names of two individuals who can provide letters of reference should be emailed to, or could be faxed to (902) 628-4367, attention:

Dr. Kathy Gottschall Pass, Chair
Department of Applied Human Sciences
Faculty of Science
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3
Fax: 902-628-4367

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 16, 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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