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Posted by stephanie rogers on August 31, 2021 in News

Department of Plant Food and Environmental Sciences

Part-time Document Formatter/Editor

Faculty of Agriculture

Truro Campus



Dalhousie University; Faculty of Agriculture Campus

Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences


Duties will include:

Ø  Formatting of MS Word, MS Excel and Adobe PDF documents,

Ø  Proofreading and editing of documents,

Ø  Document organization and compilation,

Ø  Preparation of a hyperlinked table of contents,

Ø  Preparation of Course Amendment Forms,

Ø  Coordination and organization of digital files,

Ø  Communication, and

Ø  Other related tasks.



Ø  Excellent English language written communication skills,

Ø  Excellent attention to detail,

Ø  Effective team-worker and communicator,

Ø  Efficient, organized and responsible.



40-60 hours total through and early September; part-time.


September, 2021; may be extended depending upon need


As per the Dalhousie University Pay Scale

Application Deadline:

7 September, 2021


Ed Versteeg e-mail:


To apply:

Email resume and cover letter (including names of 3 references) to:

Ed Versteeg
Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
Dalhousie University, Agricultural Campus


Submissions must be received by email e-mail by midnight on the closing date.

AGRI1000 Agricultural Ecosystems
Teaching Assistant Posting
Dalhousie University
Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences Cox institute
Posting Date:
August 30, 2021
Application Deadline:
Sept, 6 2021

Position: Teaching Assistant
                            September-December 2021

Pay Rate:
                                In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement

Work Assignment:

A Teaching Assistant is required to support the AGRI1000 Agricultural Ecosystems course in the fall of 2021 in the lecture portion of the course. Responsibilities will be helping with course delivery, supporting delivery of lectures when the instructor is not available, grading of lecture assignments and exams, supporting online discussion, attending in tutorial sessions if the instructor is not available.


The candidate should be enrolled in their graduate studies at the Dalhousie Agricultural campus, but a 4th year student will also be considered if they have high academic standing. Ideally the TA will have taken or been involved with the AGRI1000 course in the past or have a breadth of experience in agriculture. Having an animal science background would be an asset, but backgrounds in soils, plants, and/or business would also be acceptable.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply by email by the application deadline to Dr. Andrew Hammermeister, .

Applications must include cover letter stating their interest and background relevant to the course, CV, transcript (if the applicant is a 4th yr. student) and three references.

All offers of employment 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