Sessional Instructor - Faculty of Arts - Department of Modern Languages - Fall 2017

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Date of Posting: 
August 25, 2017
Faculty of Arts - Department of Modern Languages
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2017

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor to teach the following course, subject to budgetary approval.


This course is intended for students with no proficiency in the language. This course provides an introduction to Irish Gaelic language, through the study of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. It includes numerous oral drills, frequent written exercises, short oral presentations and simple readings.
Three hours a week.

Successful applicants should have relevant university degrees and enough experience in teaching Irish Gaelic as a second or foreign language at an academic college level. 

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, updated curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and a tentative course syllabus (if available) to:

Dr. Carlo Lavoie, Chair
Department of Modern Languages
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Ave
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0431

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 September 1, 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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