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Sessional Instructor - School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences - Faculty of Science (Summer 2023)

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School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2023

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the forthcoming Summer 2023 semester. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

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

MATH 2610 – Linear Algebra I

This course introduces some of the basic concepts and techniques of linear algebra to students of any major. The emphasis is on the interpretation and development of computational tools. Theory is explained mainly on the basis of two or three-dimensional models. Topics covered are: matrices; determinants; systems of equations; vectors in two and three-dimensional space including dot and cross products, lines, and planes; concepts of linear independence, basis, and dimension explained with examples; linear transformations and their matrices; eigenvectors and eigenvalues. Three lecture hours per week

Tuesdays, Thursdays: 6:00 pm – 9:00pm
Prerequisite: Grade XII academic Mathematics
3 hours credit


Successful applicants should hold a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.  Applicants should have experience in teaching, research or industry practice related to the course content.

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

Application Instructions: 

Applicants should specify the course they are applying to teach, submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:

Dr. Andrew Godbout, Interim Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
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 May 5, 2023.


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.