Sessional Instructor - School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (Winter 2020)

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School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2020

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has three opening for sessional instructors during the forthcoming Winter 2020 semester. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

AMS-2940 Optimization

An introduction to the methods and applications of linear programming. Topics include linear programming formulations, the simplex method, duality and sensitivity analysis, and integer programming basics. Applications to transportation, resource allocation and scheduling problems will be examined. Software will be used to illustrate topics and applications. 

Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 am – 9:45 am

REQUISITE: MATH 2610 - Must be completed prior to taking this course 

3 hours credit


Successful applicants should hold a Master’s degree in Mathematics 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 qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster of the academic unit.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should specify the course they are applying to teach, submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:

Dr. Shannon Fitzpatrick, Interim Associate Dean

School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island

550 University Avenue

Charlottetown, PE   C1A 4P3


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 September 23, 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.