Sessional Instructors - Faculty of Education - Summer 2017

Competition Number: 
60SI17
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Date of Posting: 
May 17, 2017
Department: 
Faculty of Education
Position: 
Sessional Instructors
Contract: 
Summer 2017

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in the Summer Session 2017.  This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

ED 6010-79 Special Topics: 21st Century Teaching and Learning 

This course provides an opportunity for students to explore, assess, and critique the sociocultural, economic, political, and technological forces that are shaping 21st century teaching and learning. Various forms of synchronous and asynchronous online environments will be introduced.

This is a three-semester hour course offered online to students in the MEd Focus on 21st Century Teaching & Learning (Online) cohort from July 4 to August 11.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will normally have school-based experience in a Canadian public K-12 system.  For applicants without school-based experience, teaching in other contexts relevant and appropriate to the position will be considered. Where courses are offered on-line using multi-media technologies, applicants will normally be able to demonstrate successful on-line teaching experience.  Candidates who do not have previous online teaching experience must be open to and willing to do extra training for this delivery model, and without additional compensation.

In addition, candidates applying to teach graduate courses will normally have established expertise, and successful leadership and/or teaching experience in a context related to the foci of the cohort.

In all instances, qualified applicants on the UPEI Sessional Roster of the Faculty of Education will be given priority. 

THE OFFERING OF THESE COURSES IS CONDITIONAL PENDING FINAL ENROLMENT NUMBERS.   ALL SESSIONAL COURSES ARE SUBJECT TO THE FINAL BUDGETARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL.  THE AVAILABIILTY OF THESE SESSIONAL POSITIONS IS CONDITIONAL ON THE FINALIZATION OF REGULAR FACULTY MEMBER WORKLOAD DISTRIBUTION.

For additional information regarding positions in the graduate programs, please contact Dr. Tim Goddard at 1.902.894.2843 or tgoddard@upei.ca.  

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names and contact details of three referees to:
Dr. Ron MacDonald, Dean
c/o Karen-Anne O’Halloran (kohalloran@upei.ca)
Faculty of Education
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 May 31, 2017

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