Russian Studies

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Position Title Part-Time Academic (RUSN 1002)
Posting Number PTAP938P
Department/Unit Russian Studies
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
A part-time academic is required to teach RUSN 1002 in the fall term (Sept-Dec 2021). 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 class hours per week MW 1605 – 1725.
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 (support@dal.ca), 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 Russian 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 As 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-December 2021
Open Date 07/16/2021
Close Date 07/26/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Position Title Part-Time Academic (RUSN 1020)
Posting Number PTAP871P
Department/Unit Russian Studies
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities A Part-Time academic is required to teach RUSN 1020.03: Russian Culture & Civilization Under the Tsars in the Fall term (Sept-Dec. 2021), on Monday/Wednesday from 1605-1725. The class will be conducted in English and fulfills the first half of a writing requirement. The Part-Time Academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including adherence to the Writing Requirement Class Guidelines, admission, lectures, test and assignment preparation, evaluation, supervising Teaching Assistants, electronic submission of grades, and hold weekly office hours. The Part-Time Academic reports to the Chair of the Department.

Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Dalhousie University, will 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 (support@dal.ca), 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 possess a graduate degree or other academic and/or professional qualifications deemed suitable for teaching the class. A background in Russian culture and civilization, History/Literature is preferred. Competence in teaching techniques in English composition is required. Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level would be an asset.
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-December 2021
Open Date 06/23/2021
Close Date 07/12/2021
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)