Sessional Instructor - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2020)

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Department of Political Science - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2020

The Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor to teach POLS 4710 (International Organizations) – Winter 2020. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

POLS-4710 International Organizations

This seminar analyzes the role of both inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations in the international system. Students examine theoretical approaches to international organization as well as the structures and functions of particular global and regional bodies. The focus of the course is the United Nations system and particularly the challenges facing the U.N. in a post-Cold War world. Seminar:

Three hours a week / 3 hours credit

Successful applicant will have a minimum of a Ph.D. in Political Science

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

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Peter McKenna, Chair
Department of Political Science
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE
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 April 29, 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.