The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications from qualified sessional instructors to teach the following course in the Winter Semester 2013.
Required qualifications are an MA or PhD in Sociology or Anthropology or equivalent, teaching experience, and a background in anthropological/ sociological theories of Tourism.
SA 374 Tourism
The course examines both the sociological and anthropological theory research in tourism and travel. Since tourism is a significant force in shaping both travellers and their destinations, the course employs several analytical models to understand the nature, dynamics and effects of modern tourism. Topics include tourist behaviour, tourist systems, socio-cultural impact, tourist-local relations, tourism carrying capacity, commodifications, and mass tourism.
Cross-listed with Island Studies 374.
Application Instructions: Please submit your curriculum vitae and proposed course outline to:
Judy-Lynn Richards, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Ave.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0433
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.