Sessional Instructor - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2017)

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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
Winter 2017

The Political Science Department at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor for the Winter 2017 semester. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Political Science – POLS 231: War and Peace

What are the roots of war and what are the prospects for its end?  Arms races, the balance of power, liberation wars, and nuclear proliferation are among the topics considered.  Case studies include the World Wars, the Arab-Israeli wars, the Falklands war, and the two Persian Gulf wars.  Finally, students explore prospects for world peace in the light of the end of the Cold War.  In addition to lectures, there will be open class discussions and video presentations.

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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