Sessional Instructor - Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts (Fall 2016 and Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 29, 2016
Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2016 / Winter 2017

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor to teach the following courses during the 2016-2017 academic year. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

Fall Semester: September – December 2016

ML 101I: Introduction to Irish Gaelic Language I
This course is intended for students with no proficiency in the language. This course provides an introduction to Irish Gaelic language, through the study of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. It includes numerous oral drills, frequent written exercises, short oral presentations and simple readings.
Three hours a week

Winter Semester: January – April 2017

ML 209I: SPECIAL TOPICS – Irish Gaelic Language and Culture
A lecture course in which various topics or issues are explored in an introductory manner. Detailed descriptions of each year’s Special Topics courses will be available in the Department’s Calendar Supplement.
Three hours a week

Application Instructions:
Successful applicants should have relevant university degrees and enough experience in teaching Irish Gaelic as a second or foreign language at an academic college level. 
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. Carlo Lavoie, Chair
Department of Modern Languages,
University of Prince Edward Island,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0431

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 12, 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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