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Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science

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Department of Applied Human Sciences
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2023

The Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the Fall 2023 academic semester. Individuals qualified to teach three sections of the following laboratory course are encouraged to apply. 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.

KINE-4810L (3 Sections) - Analysis of Human Movement Laboratory

This course is a continuation of KINE 3120 and provides students with in-depth case studies of how physics concepts explain the optimal biomechanics for fundamental human movements and sports activities. Three hours laboratory a week.


Applicants must hold a B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D. in a field related to the respective course content. Applicants should have experience in recording and analyzing human motion capture data (kinematics from motion sensors, and kinetics from force platforms). Documented experience teaching university-level kinesiology courses, advanced fitness certifications (e.g. CSCS, CSEP CPT or CSEP CEP) and Professional Membership in Kinesiology PEI are definite assets.

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: 

A cover letter indicating what course you are applying to teach, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names of two individuals who can provide letters of reference should be emailed to:

Dr. Michael MacLellan, Acting Department Chair
Department of Applied Human Sciences
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 July 20, 2023.


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.