Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 
14SI17
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 28, 2017
Department: 
Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
Position: 
Sessinal Instructor
Contract: 
Fall 2017

The Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for several Sessional Instructors during the fall 2017 semester. This is subject to final budgetary approval. Individuals qualified to teach the following courses are encouraged to apply. 

Foods & Nutrition 2110 - INTRODUCTORY NUTRITION I
This course is a study of applied human nutrition with a focus on carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and select micronutrients; requirements and food sources of these nutrients and their role in chronic disease prevention; digestion, absorption and metabolism; and assessment of nutritional status.

Foods & Nutrition 4610/4610W - CLINICAL NUTRITION II (in class or online)
This course is a continuation of Foods and Nutrition 352 with emphasis on the pathophysiology and nutritional management of gastrointestinal disorders, food sensitivities, liver diseases, hyper metabolic states, renal disease, and AIDS.

Kinesiology 3520 - CARE & PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
This course is an introduction to the prevention and recognition of injuries from accidents in athletic activities. Analysis of the incidence of these athletic injuries, assessment techniques and therapeutic aids, support methods, conditioning and reconditioning exercises are discussed.

Qualifications:
Applicants must hold an M.Sc. or Ph.D. in a field related to the respective course content. Documented experience teaching these courses 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.

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

Application Instructions:
A cover letter indicating what course(s) you are applying to teach, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names of two individuals who can provide letters of reference should be emailed to:
Dr. Dany MacDonald, Acting Chair
Department of Applied HumanSciences
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
danymacdonald@upei.ca

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 11, 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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