Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science (Fall 2016)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Date of Posting: 
July 6, 2016
Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2016

The Department of Applied Human Sciences has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the forthcoming Fall Session 2016 semester to teach the following course, pending budgetary approval:


This course is a study of applied human nutrition with a focus on carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and select micronutrients; requirements and food sources of these nutrients and their role in chronic disease prevention; digestion, absorption and metabolism; and assessment of nutritional status.


Applicants must hold a MSc or PhD in a field related to the course content. Documented experience teaching this course would be a definite asset.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

Application Instructions:

A cover letter indicating course you are applying to teach, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names of two individuals who can provide letters of reference should be emailed to, or could be faxed to (902) 628-4367, attention:

Dr. Kathy Gottschall Pass, Chair
Department of Applied Human Sciences
Faculty of Science
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3
Fax: 902-628-4367

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 20, 2016; however applications will be considered until position is filled.


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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