Sessional Instructor - Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2018)

Competition Number: 
29SI17
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 30, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 27, 2017
Department: 
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Position: 
Sessional Instructor
Contract: 
Winter 2018

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor for the Winter 2018 semester. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

PHILOSOPHY 101 - INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
This course introduces philosophical inquiry and explores questions such as: What are the principles of rational inquiry? Are there different types of knowledge? How is it possible to know something, and what can one know? How do religious beliefs differ from other types of beliefs? What are some of the traditional arguments regarding the existence of God?

Qualifications:
Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. in Philosophy.

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

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated curriculum vitae, and a sample syllabus for Philosophy 101, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Pamela Courtenay–Hall, Chair
Department of Philosophy
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3
Tel: (902)566-0575

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, 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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