The Department of Political Science invites applications for a sessional lecturer to teach the following course during the 2013 summer session. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
POLS 401 LAW, THE COURTS AND THE CONSTITUTION I
In this course, students read and analyze some important constitutional decisions in Canada. This intensive examination of legal cases shows the complexities of federal-provincial jurisdiction in Canada and the ways in which courts have tried to deal with them. Students become familiar with the necessary “policy-making” role of the courts and see the practical effects that constitutional judgements have had on the powers of provincial and federal governments in this country.
Successful applicants will have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Law.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:
Dr. Peter McKenna
Chair, Department of Political Science
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Tel: (902) 566-0367
Fax: (902) 566-0304
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.