Sessional Instructor- School of Climate Change and Adaptation- Faculty of Science- Winter 2025

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School of Climate Change and Adaptation - Faculty of Science
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2025

The School of Climate Change and Adaptation at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a sessional instructor to teach a course in the Bachelor of Science program in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation in the Winter Semester 2025. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. 


Course Description This course provides hands-on experience in utilizing technologies to develop solutions to address climate change. Developing skills in drone technology, video game programming, geographic information systems, global positioning systems, surveillance, and renewable energies, this course examines how technologies can assist in the understanding of the vulnerability, impacts and adaptation to climate change. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory a week. The Instructor will be responsible for teaching both the lecture and lab components of this course.

Qualifications: Successful applicant will have a minimum of a master's level degree or equivalent with a combination of qualifications and experience. 

How to Apply:

Please send your application, including a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with references listed to: Please clearly state which course(s) you are applying for in the cover letter. Note that all files in your application should be merged into a single PDF file and named with this format: Lastname_Firstname_CourseCode.pdf. If you are applying for multiple positions, please send your application separately.


Dr. Aitazaz Farooque, Interim Associate Dean

School of Climate Change and Adaptation

Faculty of Science

University of Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3

Telephone: (902)566-0405

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.