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|Position Title||Part-Time Academic (CHIN 1031)|
|Job Summary & Key Responsibilities||
Chinese 1031: Introduction to Chinese (Mandarin) Pt 1, Fall term 2021-22
The part-time academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including admission, lectures, test preparation, evaluation, and electronic submission of grades. Instructors are expected to maintain reliable and constant communication with the administration of the Department, to be available for two hours per week for consultation with students, and to have students fill out the evaluation questionnaire at the end of the course. Three course hours per week, MW 1435 – 1555.
Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, Dalhousie University may be moving this class online for the fall semester. Experience with teaching in an online environment is preferred. Candidates must be willing to teach online. All instructors hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie’s Centre for Learning and Teaching, and Academic Technology Services (firstname.lastname@example.org), to deliver their courses online. More information about preparing to teach online can be found at https://www.dal.ca/dept/clt.html.
|Qualifications/Requirements of Position||
Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese and possess a graduate degree or other academic and/or professional qualifications deemed suitable for teaching the class. Previous teaching experience at the post- secondary level will be an asset.
|Salary Range/Pay Rate||Per CUPE Collective Agreement|
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-December 2021|
|Open Until Filled|
|Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting||http://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/7024|
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Department/Faculty: Modern Languages
Course Name: Beginning Mandarin Chinese I
Course Code: CHIN 1101 01 18
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: T Th 12:00pm-1:15pm
Course Unit Value: 0.5
Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
Candidates should have a native or near-native proficiency in the Mandarin
Chinese language. They should have a demonstrated commitment to and
satisfactory experience in the teaching of languages at the University
level. MA minimum in a field relevant to course content OR BA in a field
relevant to course content and successful teaching experience at the
For online sections, candidates should have prior experience in Distance
Education using Moodle and the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom,,
Moodle and Collaborate. 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
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. Larry Steele, Dept. of Modern Languages
Email: Larry.Steele@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/25/2021