Sessional Instructor - Department of Island Studies - Faculty of Arts

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 30, 2017
Island Studies - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2018

A Sessional Instructor is required to teach the three-hour credit course – IS 6120 – titled The International Relations of Small Island States in the winter semester (January – April) of 2018.  This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

ISLAND STUDIES 6120 – The International Relations of Small Island States
This course explores in-depth the international agenda for small-island states, the channels and resources involved in their international relations, and the attention and commitment of metropolitan states and international organizations.

The successful applicant should have a multidisciplinary background, with a minimum of a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant discipline or area of study, preferably in island studies, political science, international relations, and/or geography. A publishing, research and teaching background in the subject area would be an asset.
Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applications should submit a letter of application, along with an updated curriculum vitae and the names of two academic references, addressed to:
Dr. Jim Randall
Co-ordinator, Master of Arts in Island Studies
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 April 13, 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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