The faculty of Science Graduate Studies Committee of the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the 2013 Fall semester to teach the following PhD-ESC course (subject to budgetary approval):
ESC 803 CURRENT ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
This course is intended to review the theory behind Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) through the use of case studies that best exemplify project development that prevent or minimize environmental degradation. This course will examine the needs methods, regulatory frameworks and social implications of EIA with emphasis on recent Canadian case studies. On completion of this course, students will be familiarized with the concept of EIA (its history, principles, key constructs and main steps). The legislative and institutional context of EIA, and will be able to critically examine EIA cases and identify their implications. In addition to the students in the PhD-ESC program, this course will be cross listed and serve undergraduate students in the Environmental Studies program (ENV-409A, Special Topics: EIA).
Qualified individuals should have a minimum of a Master’s degree or have equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.
Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.
Curriculum vitae including the identification of two faculty who can provide a reference on the candidate qualifications should be sent to:
Dr. Pedro Quijon,
Faculty of Science Graduate Coordinator,
Department of Biology
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PWE, 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.