Chemistry

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SMU

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            CHEM 1190.2    LECTURE

1190 Fundamental Chemistry

Department:    Department of Chemistry

Semester:         Winter 2021 (January 6, 2021 – April 20, 2021)

Schedule:         Lectures: 1:00pm – 2:15pm Tuesdays and Thursdays (the times may be changed if Department/Instructor decides to change to asynchronous class delivery)

NOTE: There is no lab component to this course.

Academic Calendar Description:

The intent of this course is to develop fundamental conceptual understanding in chemistry, and associated problem-solving skills, essential for subsequent study in the subject.

Additional Details:

This ad for Lecture only. There is no lab component to this course.

****COVID-19 special circumstances: Saint Mary’s University is currently under virtual operations this lecture will be offered virtually. Lectures related to this course will be completed remotely using platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. The successful candidate must have technology personally available to deliver lectures remotely. This will include items such as a webcam, computer etc.******

Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have demonstrated classroom and lab teaching experience in university chemistry. Applicants must possess at least an Ph.D. in Chemistry (or a closely related discipline) or an equivalent combination of an M.Sc. in Chemistry and teaching experience.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include lecture preparation and remote teaching, course-related student advising, and preparation and evaluation of all student assessments.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions must be made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to the Department Chair:  chemistry@smu.ca

The subject line must state “CHEM 1190 PT application – WINTER”.

Application Deadline:   October 28, 2020

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            CHEM 1210.2LB            LABORATORY

1210 General Chemistry I

Department:    Department of Chemistry

Semester:         Winter 2021 (January 6, 2021 – April 20, 2021)

Schedule:         Laboratory Thursdays 2:30 pm – 5:29 pm (the times may be changed if Department decides to change to asynchronous class delivery)

Academic Calendar Description:

An introduction to general topics in chemistry including composition and properties of matter, reaction stoichiometry, chemical reactions, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding, molecular geometry and gases. The course is intended for students interested in the physical sciences, life sciences and for students in the engineering program.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only. Other available lab sections posted separately.

****COVID-19 special circumstances: Saint Mary’s University is currently under virtual operations and this lab will be offered virtually. Lectures related to this course will be completed remotely using platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. The successful candidate must have technology personally available to deliver lectures remotely. This will include items such as a webcam, computer etc.******

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Chemistry or related field. The preferred applicant will have demonstrated classroom and lab teaching experience in university chemistry.

Duties:

Responsibilities include delivery of the SMU Chemistry Program 121X Lab Curriculum, and working closely with Chemistry Technician. Duties include delivery of pre-lab lectures; instruction of students; supervision of TAs (when available); grading of student work and other evaluation required by the SMU Chemistry Department; course related student advising during office hours; and demonstrated compliance with all lab safety regulations.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Applications are submitted as a single PDF file sent directly via email to:  chemistry@smu.ca

The subject line must state “CHEM 1210 lab PT application – WINTER”.

Application Deadline:   October 28, 2020

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            CHEM 1210.2LC            LABORATORY

1210 General Chemistry I

Department:    Department of Chemistry

Semester:         Winter 2021 (January 6, 2021 – April 20, 2021)

Schedule:         Laboratory Wednesdays 2:30 pm – 5:29 pm (this may be changed if Department decides to change to asynchronous class delivery)

Academic Calendar Description:

An introduction to general topics in chemistry including composition and properties of matter, reaction stoichiometry, chemical reactions, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding, molecular geometry and gases. The course is intended for students interested in the physical sciences, life sciences and for students in the engineering program. 

Additional Details:

Laboratory only. Other available lab sections posted separately.

****COVID-19 special circumstances: Saint Mary’s University is currently under virtual operations and this lab will be offered virtually. Lectures related to this course will be completed remotely using platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. The successful candidate must have technology personally available to deliver lectures remotely. This will include items such as a webcam, computer etc.******

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Chemistry or related field. The preferred applicant will have demonstrated classroom and lab teaching experience in university chemistry.

Duties:

Responsibilities include delivery of the SMU Chemistry Program 121X Lab Curriculum, and working closely with Chemistry Technician. Duties include delivery of pre-lab lectures; instruction of students; supervision of TAs (when available); grading of student work and other evaluation required by the SMU Chemistry Department; course related student advising during office hours; and demonstrated compliance with all lab safety regulations.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Applications are submitted as a single PDF file sent directly via email to:  chemistry@smu.ca

The subject line must state “CHEM 1210 lab PT application – WINTER”.

Application Deadline:   October 28, 2020

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            CHEM 2333.2LA            LABORATORY

Introductory Analytical Chemistry: Electrochemistry and Spectroscopy

Department:    Department of Chemistry

Semester:         Winter 2021 (January 6, 2021 – April 20, 2021)

Schedule:         Laboratory        2:30 pm – 5:29 pm        Monday

Academic Calendar Description:

An integrated lecture-laboratory course with emphasis on basic analytical methods. The practical application of analytical methods will be stressed by analyzing geological and environmental samples. Lecture topics will include a thorough introduction to electrochemistry, spectroscopy, chromatography and extractions. Topics include redox titrations, potentiometry, voltammetry, and atomic and molecular spectroscopy. Aspects of quality assurance and quality control in the analytical laboratory setting will also be discussed.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only.

****COVID-19 special circumstances: Saint Mary’s University is currently under virtual operations and will be changing to a mixed delivery more in the Winter 2021 term. This lab is planned to be offered in-person. However, due to the unpredictability of the pandemic, this lab may have to be offered virtually. Is this should occur, lectures related to this course will be completed remotely using platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. The successful candidate must have technology personally available to deliver lectures remotely. This will include items such as a webcam, computer etc.******

Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have demonstrated classroom and lab teaching experience in university chemistry. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Chemistry or related field.

Duties:

Duties include delivery of chemistry lab instruction; in-lab supervision and instruction of students; in-lab supervision of TAs (when available); grading of student work and other evaluation required by the SMU Chemistry Department; and demonstrated compliance with all lab safety regulations. Responsibilities include course-related student advising.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to:  chemistry@smu.ca.

The subject line must state “CHEM 2333 PT application – WINTER”.

Application Deadline:   October 28, 2020

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            CHEM 4433.2LA            LABORATORY

Instrumental Analysis II: Materials Analysis

Department:    Department of Chemistry

Semester:         Winter 2021 (January 6, 2021 – April 20, 2021)

Schedule:         Laboratory        2:30 pm – 5:29 pm        Wednesday

Academic Calendar Description:

Students examine advanced aspects of instrumental analysis for materials chemistry including (i) X-ray spectrometry; (ii) optical microscopy; (iii) electron microscopy; and (iv) scanning probe microscopy. Students will also study analog circuits and devices as well as digital electronics and additional topics at the discretion of the Instructor.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only.

****COVID-19 special circumstances: Saint Mary’s University is currently under virtual operations and will be changing to a mixed delivery more in the Winter 2021 term. This lab is planned to be offered in-person. However, due to the unpredictability of the pandemic, this lab may have to be offered virtually. Is this should occur, lectures related to this course will be completed remotely using platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. The successful candidate must have technology personally available to deliver lectures remotely. This will include items such as a webcam, computer etc.******

Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have demonstrated classroom and lab teaching experience in university chemistry. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Chemistry or related field.

Duties:

Duties include delivery of chemistry lab instruction; in-lab supervision and instruction of students; in-lab supervision of TAs (when available); grading of student work and other evaluation required by the SMU Chemistry Department; and demonstrated compliance with all lab safety regulations. Responsibilities include course-related student advising.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to:  chemistry@smu.ca.

The subject line must state “CHEM 4433 PT application – WINTER”.

Application Deadline:   October 28, 2020

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

 MSVU

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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Chemical Concepts
Course Code: CHEM 1005 01
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: MW 12:00PM – 01:15PM Sync. Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have a BSc in Chemistry and a Masters degree in either
Chemistry or Education.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
Consultation with CHEM 105L lab instructor to facilitate coordination
between lecture and lab.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 11/2/2020
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: General Chemistry II
Course Code: CHEM 1012 01
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: MW 10:30AM – 11:45AM Sync. Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience in teaching General
Chemistry, and must have attained a PhD in Chemistry.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
This is a coordinated course with a laboratory component. The laboratory
components are taught by the laboratory instructor.  Instructors are
required to follow the course syllabus and guidelines for assignments,
midterm and final exams, and grades.

Due to distance, the mailing of materials may extend beyond the
traditional time frames of the course.

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 11/2/2020
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: General Chemistry II
Course Code: CHEM 1012 02
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: MW 12:00PM – 01:15PM Sync. Online

Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience in teaching General
Chemistry, and must have attained a PhD in Chemistry.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
This is a coordinated course with a laboratory component. The laboratory
components are taught by the laboratory instructor.  Instructors are
required to follow the course syllabus and guidelines for assignments,
midterm and final exams, and grades.

Due to distance, the mailing of materials may extend beyond the
traditional time frames of the course.
—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 11/2/2020
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Intermediary Metabolism
Course Code: CHEM/BIOL 3502 01
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: MW 12:00PM – 01:15PM Sync. Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience in teaching Chemistry in
the appropriate field at the University level, a PhD degree in Chemistry
preferred.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
This is a coordinated course with a laboratory component. The laboratory
components are taught by the laboratory instructor.

Instructors are required to follow the course syllabus and guidelines for
assignments, midterm and final exams, and grades.

Due to distance, the mailing of materials may extend beyond the
traditional time frames of the course.
—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 11/2/2020


Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Environmental Chemistry
Course Code: CHEM 2505 18
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: M 7:45PM – 8:45PM
Course Unit Value: 0.50
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience in teaching Chemistry in
the appropriate field at the University level; a PhD degree in Chemistry 
is preferred.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 10/28/2020


DAL
Position Title Part-Time Academic (Chem 1011)
Posting Number PTAP424P
Department/Unit Chemistry
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities The instructor is responsible for providing support for the online course in both the lecture and lab components running from September 2020 to December 2020. This includes assisting with test and quiz development within LONCAPA, marking in both the lecture and lab components, MS Teams Live tutorial workshop support and holding virtual office/resource centre hours with students via MS Teams. This position reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Science through the Chair of the Department of Chemistry.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position A minimum of an MSc in Chemistry; previous experience providing support for teaching at a University level is required; experience providing support for teaching 1st-year university chemistry in both the lecture and laboratory environment is strongly preferred; experience providing support for teaching within the Concepts in Chemistry program is also strongly preferred. The application package should be submitted via PeopleAdmin and should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and summary of relevant teaching experience. The applicant should arrange for a letter of reference to be sent to chmchair@dal.ca by the posting deadline.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment September 2020 – December 2020
Open Date 09/15/2020
Close Date 09/25/2020
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Teaching Dossier
  5. List of referees


Position Title Part-Time Academic (Chem 3201 – 1.5 position) November 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
Posting Number PTAP426P
Department/Unit Chemistry
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Responsibilities for this position include working closely with the course instructor (and teaching assistants) in preparation and delivery of Chem 3201. This will include preparation of course materials notes/powerpoint slides/ video recording/editing, preparation and marking of student assignments/ midterms, and providing weekly live tutorials with students using Microsoft Teams throughout the winter term. This position reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Science through the Chair of the Department of Chemistry.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position A minimum of a BSc (MSc or PhD preferred) in Chemistry or related field. Experience and advanced knowledge in Analytical Spectroscopy and Separations is required. Experience providing teaching support for classroom or laboratory teaching at the university level is required, with experience at providing teaching support for advanced analytical chemistry class preferred. Experience in data processing using Microsoft Excel will be an asset. The preferred applicant must have proven experience in working independently (as well as with a group) and meeting workplace objectives. The application package should be submitted via PeopleAdmin and should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of relevant teaching experience, and names/contact information of two referees, by the posting deadline.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment November 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
Open Date 09/15/2020
Close Date 09/25/2020
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Teaching Dossier
  5. List of referees