Sessional Instructor- Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering- Summer 2024

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Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering
Sessional Instructor
Summer 2024

The University of Prince Edward Island Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering has an opening for a Sessional Instructor for the Summer 2024 Semester for the following course:

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

ENGN 2360 - Materials, Mechanics, and Manufacturing

This course advances the fundamental knowledge of materials science to focus on materials processing and industrial manufacturing techniques for metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Knowledge of heat treatment and various metallurgical processes, as well as cold-working, subtractive and additive manufacturing, corrosion and fatigue, will be linked to an evaluation of materials properties, materials performance and mechanical behavior, and microstructure. Students will apply the materials life cycle and use various tools to assess quality and integrity to predefined specifications and tolerances. The materials phenomena and manufacturing techniques discussed in lecture will be demonstrated through experiential labs. Three lecture hours and three lab hours per week.


Qualified individuals must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering discipline. A Master’s Degree in a relevant engineering discipline, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience, would be considered a strong asset. Candidates should be registered as a Professional Engineer on Prince Edward Island. Professional engineering experience is expected and will be an important consideration in the selection process.

Note: Members of the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering’s Sessional Roster will be given priority in consideration for this position.

Applications must include a resume specifying academic qualifications, relevant teaching and professional experience and the contact info for three references. 

Submit application to:

Dr. Wayne Peters, Interim Dean

Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering

University of Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3

Phone: 902-566-0505 

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.

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 June 18, 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.