Sessional Instructor - Department of History - Faculty of Arts (Fall 2017)

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Date of Posting: 
June 1, 2017
Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2017

The Department of History invites applications for the position of Sessional Instructor to teach History 3090 – 3 in the Fall Session of 2017. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

History 3090-3: Special Topics: Hockey, History, and Canadian Identity (Cross-list with Canadian Studies as CST 3090)

This course will examine Canadian identity through the lens of its national winter sport. Beginning with an examination of the sport’s contested origins in the 19th century and continuing through the 20th century, the course will explore issues and concepts such as hockey’s relationship with race, culture, language, gender, and violence, the evolution of hockey as a business, as well as the impact of its internationalization.

Successful applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Canadian History or Canadian Studies, and teaching and/or research experience in the field of Canadian social and cultural history and/or the history of hockey from a social history perspective.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applicants should email a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, names of three references and teaching evaluations or a teaching dossier covering at least the two most recent years of teaching to:

Dr. Edward MacDonald, Chair
Department of History
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Ave
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 June 15, 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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