Sessional Instructor - Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2019)
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE, Canada
4d ago

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Instructor for the Winter 2019 semester.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.


Students explore ethical issues specific to business, industry, and professional conduct. Topics range from corporate responsibilities, product and worker safety, diversity, sexual harassment, advertisement, insider trades, and environmental stewardship.

Students become familiar with the ethical issues regarding business, and are equipped with the conceptual tools necessary to respond to moral conflicts sensitively and responsibly.

Semester hours of credit : 3. Tues / Thurs 4 : 00-5 : 15 pm

Qualifications :

  • Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. in Philosophy
  • Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit
  • Previous teaching experience and / or publications focused on the teaching of business ethics or on ethical questions related to the organization and conduct of business, industry or the professions will be an asset
  • Application Instructions :

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated curriculum vitae, a sample course syllabus for business ethics at the second-

    year level, and the names of three references to :

    Dr. Pamela Courtenay Hall, Chair

    Department of Philosophy

    University of Prince Edward Island

    Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3

    Tel : (902) 894-2838

    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 5, 2018.

    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.

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