Sessional Instructor - Environmental Studies Program - Faculty of Science (Summer 2024) *Amended Closing Date*

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Environmental Studies Program
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2024

The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor to teach the following two-week intensive course in the Summer 2024 semester (May 20-31, 2024).  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Please note: the course offered below will be taught in person, unless otherwise specified as an online course.

ENV 2090/BIO 2090 – Integrated Watershed Management (Cross-listed)

This field course focuses on integrated water management at the watershed level with a focus on the Prince Edward Island context. The physical and biological characteristics of watersheds will be explored along with planning approaches, adaptive management strategies, watershed governance, as well as Indigenous perspectives.

This two-week intensive course runs Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. from May 20-31, 2024


Successful applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in an environmental or related field, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience in the subject area for the course. Applicants should have experience in teaching, research or practice related to the course content.

Preference will be given to the qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster and full-time and term contract Faculty Members of the Academic unit.

Application Instructions: 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three referees by e-mail to:

Dr. Carolyn Peach Brown, Director of Environmental Studies
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

Closing date for applications is March 28, 2024.

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.