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 - POLS 393 W International Political Theory

This course focuses on the evolution of International Relations (IR) theory since the end of the Second World War.  The causes of conflict and the potential for peace are studied through the lenses of Realism and Liberalism, with Marxism providing a basis for critical analysis of the international system.  International Political Economy - which investigates links between economic and political power - receives particular attention as a natural development of IR's theoretical traditions.  The course concludes with a look at some more recent developments in IR's theoretical canon: the English School, Constructivism, and Post-colonialism.

Successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in Political Science and experience in on-line course design.  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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