Sessional Instructor - Department of Political Science - 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 Political Science - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The Department of Political Science at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applicants for a sessional instructor to teach the following course in the Winter semester of 2017. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

Pol Sc. 314  Canadian Public Policy
This course examines the evolution, nature, instruments, and consequences of Canadian public policy, particularly that of the Federal Government.  In the first half of the course, students discuss the tools and frameworks used in public policy research and analysis and review the broad structure of Canadian public policy.  In the second half of the course students research areas or issues in Canadian public policy and present their findings in seminars and essays.

Successful applicant will have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Political Science.

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

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a  curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Peter McKenna, Chair
Department of Political Science
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 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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