Sessional Instructor
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, CANADA
7d ago

The Department of History and Classics invites applications for Sessional Instructors to teach the following courses during Fall 2019.

These appointments are subject to final budgetary approval.

Fall 2019

HIST1140 Crime and Punishment : Historical ThemesThis course provides an introduction to changing ideas and practices surrounding crime and punishment over time.

Topics may include who has been identified as a threat to the social order, including thieves, prostitutes, vagrants, and young offenders, and the punishments that societies have deemed appropriate for criminals, including public executions, exile, and imprisonment.

Additionally, the course provides opportunities to explore and to develop skills in historical thinking and methods.

HIST1140 Crime and Punishment : Historical Themes

Successful applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in History or a related discipline, and teaching and / or research experience that addresses the history of crime and punishment.

HIST 1210, Classical Mythology (cross-listed as Religious Studies 1210)This course surveys the Greek and Roman myths as they are found in the religion, pre-

scientific thought, literature, philosophy and art of the Ancient World. These myths helped to make the universe, society, and the individual intelligible to the Ancients and have contributed significantly to the art and literature of Western Civilization.

The aim of the course is to provide both a general understanding of Greek and Roman culture and a basis for further work in Classics.

HIST 1210, Classical Mythology (cross-listed as Religious Studies 1210)

Successful applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in History, Classics or a related discipline, and teaching and / or research experience that addresses classical mythology in relation to Western culture.

Qualified applicants on the UPEI Sessional Roster of the Department of History will be given priority.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, and the names of three referees to :

Dr. James E. Moran, ChairDepartment of History University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Ave Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3 email : jmoran upei.ca

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 May 17, 2019

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