Sessional Instructor - Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2020) *Amended

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Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2020

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to teach the following course during the Winter 2020 session. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. 

PHIL-2090 Special Topics
Regular 3-credit course on a topic to be decided by the instructor in consultation with the Chair.

Please send your proposed topic and a brief description.  If your proposal is of interest, we will request a syllabus to enable further consideration.  Areas of particular interest are aesthetic philosophy, ethics and information technology, and Indigenous philosophies if taught by an Indigenous instructor.  But we are open to other areas as well.

Time:   MWF 12:30 - 1:20 

Please note that applicants on the UPEI sessional roster for Philosophy will be considered first.

Application Instructions:
It is expected that applicants will have a Ph.D. in Philosophy. Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., description of your proposed topic, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Pamela Courtenay–Hall, Chair
Department of Philosophy
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3
Tel: (902)566-0575

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 July 15, 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.