Sessional Instructor - Department of English - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2019)
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE, Canada
3d ago

The Department of English invites applications for the position of Sessional Lecturer to teach one (1) section of English 3750 (Middle English Literature) in the Winter 2019 semester (January 2 April 30, 2019).

This position is subject to budgetary approval.


This course introduces Middle English Literature from the Norman Conquest to 1500. Students explore the major medieval genres, such as lyric, dream vision, romance, allegory, debate, and devotional literature through the study of authors such as the Gawain poet, the fourteenth-

century Mystics, Langland and Malory.

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 12 : 30 1 : 20 pm

Qualifications :

Applicants for this position should have a minimum of a Master s degree in English Literature, with a specialization in Medieval Literature, and teaching experience at the post-

secondary level. Preference will be given to applicants who possess a PhD in English Literature, with a specialization in Medieval Literature.

Preference will also be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.

Application Instructions :

Applicants should email a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and teaching evaluations or a teaching dossier, covering at least the two most recent years of teaching.

Material should be emailed to :

Department of English

University of Prince Edward Island

550 University Ave

Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3


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 March 30, 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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