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

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Date of Posting: 
June 6, 2017
Department of Economics - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2017

The Department of Economics at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Instructor for the Fall Semester of 2017 for Economics 3050; Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm–2:15pm. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

An extension of Economics 203, this course covers price determination in monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly models. Game theory, factor pricing, capita l investment over time, general equilibrium, asymmetric information, externalities, and public goods are discussed. The use of microeconomics as a tool in decision-making is illustrated.
PREREQUISITES: Economics 101and Economics 203
3 semester hours

Application Instructions:
Successful applicants will have a Master's degree in Economics. Please note that applicants on the UPEI sessional roster for Economics will be considered first. Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., arid a tentative syllabus to:

Dr. Jim Sentance, Chair
Department of Economics
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0498

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 20, 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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