Sessional Instructor - Department of English - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2018)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017
Date of Posting: 
September 22, 2017
Department of English - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2018

A Sessional Lecturer is required to teach a three-hour credit course in Journalism. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

JOUR 1010: Introduction to Journalism and Media Studies
The course will be offered in the Second Semester (Winter) (January-May 2018)
Journalism 1010 introduces students to the key concepts in media studies: the economic, social, political, and cultural contexts of modern media. Using the experiential learning model, the course also provides students with practical skills in news reporting.


The successful applicant should have a background in journalism and media studies, obtained through an advanced degree in a relevant discipline or area of study, preferably in journalism or media studies, or through applicable professional experience. A publishing, research, outreach, and teaching background in the subject would be an asset.

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, along with an updated curriculum and the names of two academic references electronically to:

David Hickey, Coordinator
BAA in Journalism Program
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4P3
(902) 566-0478

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 October 6, 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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