Sessional Instructor - Department of Economics - Faculty of Arts - Summer Semester 2017

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 7, 2017
Department of Economics - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2017

The Department of Economics at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Instructor for Economics 101, from May 15, 2017 to June 27, 2017.This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.


This course provides an introduction to the economic analysis of consumer and producer behaviour. Of particular concern is the role of the market in the allocation of resources and the distribution of income, and how these outcomes are affected by imperfections in the market system and by government policy.  Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-9:30pm.

Successful applicants will have a Master’s degree in Economics.

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

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, updated curriculum vitae, and a tentative syllabus to:

Dr. Jason Stevens, Chair
Department of Economics
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 620-5045

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 21, 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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