Sessional Instructors - Faculty of Business (Winter 2024)

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Faculty of Business
Sessional Instructors
Winter 2024

The Faculty of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach in the MBA in Global Leadership Program for the Winter 2024 semester. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

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

BUS 7950-1 – Special Topics: Leading in a Diverse and Inclusive Environment

This course will explore how business leaders can meet their moral obligations and the challenges that can arise in the process of strengthening their organizations. This course focuses on equipping students to be leaders who create, leverage and foster diverse, inclusive and equitable environments. The course explores expanding traditional definitions of Diversity and Inclusion through a broad range of perspectives including race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, indigenization, age and mobility to name a few. Additional focus will be placed on increasing emotional intelligence and the implications of successfully leading in a globally diverse environment. 

BUS 7520-1 – Disruptive Technologies and Creative Business Thinking

This course develops students’ ability to think creatively, and to manage within an environment of disruptive technologies. The course examines the research on disruptive technologies to enrich students’ understanding of the pace and direction of change and how it will influence companies as they adapt to the changing business world. The course also examines the research on creativity.


For an MBA course, we seek applicants with a strong combination of qualifications and experience. Minimum educational credentials include a PhD and/or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline. In addition, advanced senior management experience in the course topic is preferred and is a requirement for applicants without a PhD. Prior teaching experience, and knowledge and familiarity with “Evidence-based Management” principles will be considered assets.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Faculty of Business Sessional Roster and full-time and term contract Faculty Members of the Academic unit.

Application Instructions: 

These are individual courses, and we are accepting applications for each course. Applicants must identify the course in the application. Applicants are encouraged to apply for more than one course if they meet the qualifications. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.

Please send your application, including a curriculum vitae with references listed, to:
Attention: Tarek Mady,
Dean, Faculty of Business
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0564

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 December 5, 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.