Sessional Instructor - Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2025)

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Department of Philosophy
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2025

The Department of Philosophy at The University of Prince Edward Island invites applications to teach the following course in the Winter 2025 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.

PHIL 3850 – The Philosophy of Kant

This course examines the philosophy of Immanuel Kant (1724–1804), with a particular focus on his influence on the discipline of epistemology and his major work, The Critique of Pure Reason. If time permits, students may also consider Kant’s approach to philosophy, as well as his main critics.

Course is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Three hours a week


Successful applicants will have a minimum of a PhD and possess experience teaching the philosophy of Kant.  

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: 

To apply, please email an updated curriculum vitae and a sample syllabus to:

Dr. Peter Koritansky, Acting Chair of Philosophy
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 May 1, 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.