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Campus job posting

Posted by stephanie rogers on January 28, 2020 in News

Application Deadline: 15 February 2020

Teaching Position

Department:  Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021
Pay rate: Commensurate with education and experience

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development.  Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,500 students coming from outside the province.  Our 6, 000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, poised to celebrate 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

The Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University is a small research-intensive campus located in Truro, NS.  Offering technical, undergraduate and graduate programs in agriculture, environment and related life and social science disciplines, the Faculty of Agriculture educates future leaders and generates knowledge and innovative solutions for healthy, sustainable societies.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Coordinate, develop course modules

·         Teach online courses

·         Conduct the summer school related to the Master Gardener Program.

·         Responsible for all aspects of coordinating the program, developing course modules, communicating with students online, teaching online courses and test preparation and evaluation; and organizing the summer school. 

·         This position works collaboratively with the Instructors in Horticulture, Manager Botanical Garden Unit and Extended Learning.

·         The position reports to the Chair of the Department.


At least one year experience in teaching in a postsecondary educational institution, Excellent oral, written communication skills, collegiality and interpersonal skills. Online teaching experience is critical. A Masters degree with two years experience in Landscape Horticulture is required.

Applications should include a resume.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by the application deadline to:

Dr. Rajasekaran Lada, Chair
Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
Dalhousie University
50 Pictou Rd, Suite 219
Truro, NS   B2N 2R8

E-mail:  &   Fax: (902) 893-1404

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  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