Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences (Winter 2020)

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Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2020

The Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the Winter 2020 academic semester, subject to final budgetary approval.  Individuals qualified to teach the following course are encouraged to apply:

Winter 2020


This course will focus on the role of nutrition in athletic performance and fitness. Topics include energy expenditure, macro- and micro-nutrients, hydration and dietary supplementation. Eating strategies for optimal performance and other current topics in sports nutrition will also be discussed.


Applicants must hold a M.Sc. or Ph.D. in a field related to the respective course content.  Documented experience teaching these courses would be a definite asset. Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

Application Instructions:

A cover letter indicating what course you are applying to teach, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names of two individuals who can provide letters of reference should be emailed to

Dr. Dany MacDonald, Department Chair

Department of Applied Human Sciences

University of Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, PEI  

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 November 12, 2019

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.