Sessional Instructor - Department of English - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Date of Posting: 
November 29, 2016
Department of English
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The Department of English invites applications for the position of Sessional Instructor to teach English 381 C: Professional Writing in the forthcoming Winter 2017 semester. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

The course introduces students from a variety of disciplines to the skills and tasks required for effective communication in a professional environment. Assignments will emphasize a sound analysis of the goals for each task, and the effective, economical, clear and correct use of language to achieve those goals.

Monday / Wednesday / Friday from 9:30am – 10:20am

Applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in English or a cognizant discipline, as well as teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Experience teaching writing will be considered 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 curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and teaching evaluations or a teaching dossier covering at least the two most recent years of teaching. Electronic submissions are welcome.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Greg Doran, Chair
Department of English
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 December 13, 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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