Sessional Instructor - Journalism Program - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2017)

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Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Date of Posting: 
August 10, 2016
Journalism Program - Faculty of Arts
Winter 2017

A sessional instructor is required to teach a three credit-hour course in Journalism during the Winter 2017 session.

JOUR 101 - “Introduction to Journalism and Media Studies"

This course introduces students to the key concepts in journalism and media studies. The economics, social, political, and cultural contexts of modern media will be examined and analyzed. It will also consider the relationship between power, information and reporting using the experiential learning model.
The successful applicant should have a background in journalism and media studies obtained through an advanced degree in a relevant discipline or an area of study, preferably in journalism or media studies, or though applicable professional experience. A publishing, research, outreach, and teaching background in the subject area would be an asset and would be preferred.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application along with an updated curriculum vitae and the names of two academic references electronically to:

Don Desserud, Coordinator
BAA in Journalism Program
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.

This course will be offered subject to budgetary approval and only if the enrolment is adequate. In all stances, qualified applicants on the UPEI Sessional Roster of the Faculty of Arts will be given priority.

Closing date for applications is August 24, 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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