Sessional Instructor - Department of Economics - Faculty of Arts (Fall 2016)

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Date of Posting: 
June 22, 2016
Department of Economics - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2016

The Department of Economics at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Instructor for the Fall Semester of 2016 for the following course. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

101A Introductory Microeconomics
This course provides an introduction to the economic analysis of consumer and producer behaviour. Of particular concern is the role of the market in the allocation of resources and the distribution of income, and how these outcomes are affected by imperfections in the market system and by government policy.


Three hours a week, Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30-12:45.

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

Application Instructions:
Successful applicants will have a Master’s degree in Economics.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., and a tentative syllabus to:
Dr. Jason Stevens, Chair
Department of Economics
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 620-5045

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 7, 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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