Sessional Instructor - Department of Sociology and Anthropology - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Date of Posting: 
June 20, 2016
Department of Sociology & Anthropology - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications from qualified sessional instructors to teach the following course in the Winter Semester 2017. This course is subject to budgetary approval.

Sociology/Anthropology 259 APPLIED SOCIAL RESEARCH
The course considers the nature of applied forms of research and policy in Western and non-Western contexts using both anthropological and sociological approaches. Topics are selected from cross-cultural considerations of: economic development, urban-rural divides, poverty, race and ethnicity, sexism, health, religious difference, and sexuality.

Required qualifications are a MA or PhD in Sociology or Anthropology, teaching
experience, and a background in the various socio-cultural approaches on the meaning, nature, and professional conduct of applied forms of social research. Previous related professional experience will be considered an asset.

Members of the Sessional Roster of the academic unit will be given priority.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your curriculum vitae and proposed course outline to:
Dr. Judy Lynn Richards, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Ave.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0306

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 July 5, 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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