Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
40SI16
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Date of Posting: 
April 12, 2016
Department: 
Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
Position: 
Sessional Instructor
Contract: 
Winter 2017

The Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for several sessional lecturers during the forthcoming academic year (2016-2017), subject to final budgetary approval.  Individuals qualified to teach the following courses are encouraged to apply:

F-N 102 – “Nutrition for Nursing Practice”

This course is an introduction to the science of nutrition specifically designed for nursing students. Topics discussed include: the nutrients, role of these nutrients in chronic disease prevention, diet therapy for specific disease conditions, nutritional needs across the lifespan and the selection of a healthy diet.

F-N 352W – “Clinical Nutrition I” (online)

This course introduces the fundamentals of the pathophysiology and nutritional management of disease and monitoring of nutritional status and the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutritional care plans. Specialized nutrition support techniques and drug-nutrient interactions are also studied.

KINE 202 – “Introduction to Sport & Exercise Psychology”

The purpose of this course is to provide insight into the theories, subject matter, and empirical research concerning the psychological processes that influence performance in sports, exercise, and other physical activities.

KINE 352 – “Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries”

This course is an introduction to the prevention and recognition of injuries from accidents in athletic activities. Analysis of the incidence of these athletic injuries, assessment techniques and therapeutic aids, support methods, conditioning and reconditioning exercises are discussed.

Qualifications:
• Applicants must hold an M.Sc. or Ph.D. in a field related to the respective course content
• Documented experience teaching these courses would be a definite asset
• Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating what course(s) they are applying for, a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees to:

Dr. Katherine Gottschall-Pass
Department of Applied Human Sciences
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown
PE, C1A 4P3
Email: kgottschall@upei.ca
Fax: 902-628-4367

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 26, 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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