Sessional Instructor - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2020)

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Sessional Opening
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2020

The Department of Psychology at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Lecturer for the 2020 Winter Semester. We are seeking an instructor to teach the following course in the Department of Psychology. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.


This course examines developmental, behavioural, emotional, and social disorders in childhood. Those considered include autism, mental disability, conduct disorders, childhood depression, fears and anxieties, problems in social relationships, and health-related problems. Students explore the implications of various models for understanding the definitions, origins, and treatments of disorders.

Three hours a week.

Successful applicants will have a Graduate degree or a Doctoral degree in Psychology. 

Please note that applicants on the UPEI sessional roster for Psychology will be considered first.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Tracy Doucette, Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Psychology,

University of Prince Edward Island,

Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3

Tel:  (902) 566-6055

Fax: (902) 628-4359

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 October 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.