Sessional Instructor - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Arts (Fall 2016)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 24, 2016
Department of Political Science - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2016

The Political Science Department at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor for the Fall 2016 semester. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Political Science 282:  Introduction to International Politics

The course examines the evolution and structure of the contemporary global system and considers the perennial questions of peace and stability in a world of independent politics.  It treats the diverse capabilities, roles and relationships of state and non-state actors, and considers major patterns of change in the post-war world.  Principal attention is directed to recurring theoretical concerns in the study of international politics.  Both lectures and readings make generous use of case studies and contemporary issues.

Successful applicant will have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in the Humanities.  Priority will be given to qualified individuals on the UPEI sessional roster of the academic unit.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Peter McKenna, Chair
Department of Political Science
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4P3

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 June 30, 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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