Job title: Sessional Instructors – Faculty of Science – School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences – Fall 2024

Company: University of Prince Edward Island

Job description: The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for sessional instructors during the forthcoming Fall 2024 semester. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.Please note: the courses offered below will be taught in person, unless otherwise specified as an online course.MATH-3310 COMPLEX VARIABLESThis is a first course in complex variables. The aim is to acquaint students with the elementary complex functions, their properties and derivatives, and with methods of integration. Topics covered include: definition and development of complex numbers as ordered pairs; geometric representation; basic formulas and inequalities involving argument and conjugates; roots of complex numbers, limit, continuity, and derivative; Cauchy Riemann conditions; harmonic functions; properties of trigonometric, hyperbolic, logarithmic, exponential, and inverse trigonometric functions; bilinear transformation; integration; Cauchy Integral Theorem and Formula; residues and poles; Laurent and Taylor’s series; and improper integrals.PREREQUISITE: MATH 2910Three lecture hours per weekM/W/F 11:30 AM – 12:20 PMCS-3420 COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONSThis course introduces the basic principles of modern computer communication: protocols, architectures and standards. Topics include layered architectures, data transmission, error and flow control, medium access, routing, congestion control and common internet application protocols.PREREQUISITE: CS 2520 and CS 2820Three lecture hours per weekT/Th 2:30 PM – 3:45 PMCS-4350 COMPUTER GRAPHICS PROGRAMMINGThis course introduces the student to the principles and tools of applied graphics programming including graphical systems, input and interaction, object modeling, transformations, hidden surface removal, and shading and lighting models. Languages, graphics libraries and toolkits, and video game engines are introduced, as well as relevant graphics standards.PREREQUISITE: CS 2620, CS 2910, MCS 2050 and MATH 2610Three lecture hours per weekT 6:00 PM – 8:50 PMQualifications:Successful applicants should hold a master’s degree in mathematics/computational sciences or a related field, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience. Applicants should have experience in teaching, research or industry practice related to the course content.Preference will be given to the qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster and full-time and term contract Faculty Members of the Academic unit.Application Instructions:Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:Dr. Shafiqul Islam, Interim Associate DeanSchool of Mathematical and Computational Sciences University of Prince Edward Island550 University AvenueCharlottetown, PE C1A 4P3Email:UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.Closing date for applications is July 17, 2024.

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Job date: Fri, 05 Jul 2024 04:36:00 GMT