Sessional Instructor - Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2020)

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Department of Modern Languages - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2020

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor to teach the following course during the 2019-2020 Academic Year, subject to budgetary approval:

ML 1020: Introduction to Irish Gaelic Language II

This course is intended for students with no proficiency in the language. This course is a continuation of Modern Languages 1010. It provides further study of vocabulary and grammar and introduces aspects of civilization.

Three hours a week/three hours credit.

PREREQUISITE: Modern Languages 1010


Successful applicants should have relevant university degrees and enough experience in teaching Irish Gaelic as a second or foreign language at an academic college level.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of application, updated curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and a tentative course syllabus (if available) to:

Dr. Carlo Lavoie, Chair

Department of Modern Languages,

University of Prince Edward Island,

Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3

Tel: (902) 566-0431

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 24, 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.