Sessional Instructor - Department of Economics - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2020)

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Department of Economics - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2020

The Department of Economics at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Instructor for the Winter Semester of 2020 for Economics 3410; Monday and Wednesday from 13:30-14:45p.m. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

EC-3410 Economic Development Theory
This course provides a broad theoretical framework for understanding the development problems of developing countries. Topics covered include theories of economic growth and development, sources of economic growth, patterns of economic development, the role of capital and saving in economic development, inward-looking and outward-looking development, and the problem of industrialization in developing countries.

PREREQUISITE: Economics 2040

3 hours credit

Successful applicants will have a Master’s degree in Economics.

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

Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., the names of three referees and a tentative syllabus to:

Dr. Jim Sentance, Chair
Department of Economics
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0498

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 May 1, 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.