Sessional Instructor - Department of Asian Studies - Faculty of Arts (Summer 2016)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 16, 2016
Department of Asian Studies
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2016

The Asian Studies Programme at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor for the first summer semester 2016 (May 9–June 21).  We are seeking a qualified language instructor to teach the following credit course in Asian Studies.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

A ST 101K – Introduction  to Korean I (MW 6:00–9:00 pm)
This course is intended for students with no proficiency in Korean at all.  It provides an introduction to the modern Korean language, through the study of basic pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.  It includes numerous oral drills, frequent written exercises, short oral presentations, and simple readings.  Cross-listed with Modern Languages 101K. 

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Application Instructions:

Successful applicants should have relevant university degrees and enough experience in teaching Korean as a second or foreign language at an academic college level.  Please note that priority will be given to qualified individuals on the UPEI sessional roster of the academic unit.  Please submit a letter of application, an updated curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and a tentative course syllabus (if available) to:

Dr. Edward Chung
Co-ordinator, Asian Studies Programme
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, P.E.I.   C1A 4P3
tel: (902) 566-0480 or 566-0324

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 April 1, 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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