Sessional Instructors - Environmental Studies Program - Faculty of Science (Winter 2024)

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Environmental Studies Program
Sessional Instructors
Winter 2024

The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor(s) to teach the following courses in the Winter 2024 semester.  These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

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

ENV 2040 – Methods of Environmental Inquiry

This course introduces students to the diverse nature of inquiry in the various fields of environmental studies. Through practical case studies it provides literacy in key methods used in understanding the environment in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

ENV 4330 – Environmental Communication Strategies

This course promotes the development of communication skills in the context of environmental issues and exposes students to direct interaction with representatives from industry, government and the community. The course will also provide broad theoretical and practical knowledge needed to resolve disputes as well as skills training in techniques of mediation, facilitation, and negotiation.


Successful applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in an environmental or related field, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience in the subject area for the course. Applicants should have experience in teaching, research or practice related to the course content.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three referees by e-mail to:

Dr. Carolyn Peach Brown, Director of Environmental Studies
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
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 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.