Sessional Instructor - School of Mathematical & Computational Science (Summer 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Date of Posting: 
February 2, 2017
School of Mathematical & Computational Science
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2017

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for a sessional instructor during the forthcoming Summer Session 2017 semester.  This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.


This course continues from Math 192 and is an introduction to multivariable differentiation and integration and vector calculus. Topics include parametric representation of curves; polar coordinates; vectors; dot and cross products; curves and surfaces in space; calculus of vector-valued functions; functions of several variables; partial differentiation; directional derivatives; tangent planes; local and constrained maxima and minima; double and triple integrals; changes of variables in multiple integrals; vector fields; line and surface integrals; gradient, divergence and curl; Green’s, Stokes’ and Divergence Theorems.

Successful applicants should hold a minimum of a Master's degree in Mathematics or Statistics or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applicants should specify which course they are applying to teach, and submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:

Dr. Gordon MacDonald, Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
University of Prince Edward Island
PE, C1A 4P3
Fax: 902-566-0466

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 28, 2017

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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