Sessional Instructor - Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts - Winter 2025

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Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2025

The Department of Modern Languages of the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for Sessional Instructors for the Winter 2025 Semester. We are seeking an instructor to teach the following courses in the Department of Modern Languages. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

FR-1020 French Language and Culture I (3 credits) (Online)

This course proposes fundamentals of French language and culture through a progressive acquisition of basic communication skills and an understanding of the practices and products of French language and Francophone cultures. This course is open only to students who have a limited background in French. Prerequisite: French 1010 or approval of the instructor based on completion of the French Placement Test.

SPAN-1010 Introductory Spanish I (3 credits) (In person)

This course is intended for students with no knowledge of Spanish. It gives students solid grounding in the fundamentals of the Spanish language by engaging them, in both classroom and laboratory settings, in communicative use of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.


Successful applicants will have a graduate degree or a doctoral degree, or experience teaching the specific courses advertised.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster and full-time and contract Faculty members of the Academic unit.

Application instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated CV, and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Scott Lee

Department of Modern Languages

University of Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, PEI  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 28, 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.