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Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science (Winter 2023)

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Department of Applied Human Sciences
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2023

The Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor for the Winter 2023 academic semester, subject to final budgetary approval.

Please note: the course offered below will be taught in person, unless otherwise specified as an online course.

KINE 4090 – Special Topics – Active Living Practicum

This course will provide students with in-depth experience with one-on-one personal training and client management. Students will work with community volunteers to develop and oversee progressive, personalized training programs with a focus on improving health and performance. This course is assessed as PASS/FAIL. 


Applicants must hold a B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D. in a field related to the respective course content and have experience supervising personal training for adults with and without chronic conditions.  Documented experience teaching these 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 qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses. 

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. Rebecca Reed-Jones, 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 November 8, 2022, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. 

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.