Sessional Instructors - School of Business (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Date of Posting: 
December 2, 2016
School of Business Administration
Sessional Instructors
Winter 2017

The School of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island has the following opportunities for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in the Winter 2017 semester, subject to budgetary approval:

This course focuses on understanding and applying the accounting equation, recording transactions and preparing financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.  Differences between International Financial Reporting Standards and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises will be highlighted.  Sound ethical judgment for financial statement preparation will be stressed.  Emphasis is on accounting from a “preparer’s” perspective.

This course provides an introduction and understanding of the value and uses of information systems for business operation and management decision-making. It concentrates on providing an understanding of the tools and basic terminology needed to understand information systems and their role in the business environment. Topics include information systems concepts, a review of information technology concepts, the fundamentals of e-business, planning and development of information systems, and the management of these systems.

Human Resource Management (HRM) has become a strategic function for both private and public organizations. This course provides an introduction to the conceptual and practical aspects of HRM. It focuses on the personnel processes involved in the procurement, development and maintenance of human resources, such as staffing, training and compensation. The course also includes a critical examination of current personnel issues and trends.

Successful applicants will have a minimum of a master's level degree or equivalent with a combination of qualifications and experience.

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

Application Instructions:
Please send your applications, including a curriculum vitae with references listed to, attention:

Juergen Krause, Dean
School of Business
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE    C1A 4P3
Tel:  (902) 566-0564
Fax: (902) 628-4302

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 8, 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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