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

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 29, 2017
Department of Political Science - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2017

The Department of Political Science at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Instructor for the Fall semester 2017. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

POLS 3090-4 - Strategic Thought and Issues in International Security
This course introduces students to the key concepts, theoretical debates and issues in the field of strategic studies. Emphasis will be placed on the ideas of key military strategists and current international security issues and debates involving topics such as nuclear weapons, humanitarian intervention, terrorism, and morality and the use of force. At the end of the course, students will have developed a stronger analytical framework for understanding conflict and international security concerns.  

The Successful applicant will have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Political Science

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 the names of three references to:

Dr. Peter McKenna, Chair
Department of Political Science
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3
Tel: (902)566-0367

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 12, 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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