Sessional Instructor - Department of Sociology and Anthropology - Faculty of Arts (Summer 2024)

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Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2024

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in the Spring/Summer 2024 semester. 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.

SOC 2110 – Marriage and the Family (Online)

Family and courtship are examined from a variety of perspectives: the origins and development of the family institutions, the family's present position in Canadian society, the social, political and economic factors affecting modern marriage and the manner in which these are leading to the emergence of new family forms (e.g. single-parent and blended families). Three hours a week.


Successful applicants will have a graduate degree or a doctoral degree in Sociology or Anthropology. 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 letter of application, an updated C.V., and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Charles Adeyanju
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE 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 21, 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.