Sessional Instructor - School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences - Faculty of Science (Fall 2023)

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School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2023

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a sessional instructor during the forthcoming Fall 2023 semester. 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.

STAT 1910-02 – Intro to Probability and Stats

This course provides an introduction to the theory and applications of statistics and probability. Topics include descriptive statistics, statistical inference for means and proportions, analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation and regression. Note that this course is designed for students who have a firm grasp of grade 12 math skills and is a prerequisite for all additional statistics courses.

Three lecture hours plus a 1.5 hour lab per week.
Course: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30-11:20


Successful applicants should hold a Master’s degree in Statistics or a related field, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience. Applicants should have experience in teaching, research or industry practice related to the course content.

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: 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:

Dr. Gordon MacDonald, Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE   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 August 11, 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.