Sessional Lecturer Positions

Part-Time Academic Posting
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

POSTING DATE: March 13, 2019
POSITION: Part-Time Academic, BSW Program
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: School of Social Work/Campus
PAY RATE: In accordance with the CUPE 3912 Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The part-time academic will be responsible for teaching: SLWK 3360.03 Sec 01, “Social Work with Adolescents”. The course will be offered in the Spring/Summer term, from May 6 - June 24, 2019 (Course will be delivered over 2 weekends, TBD). For a full course description, please refer to the Dalhousie Academic Calendar. To confirm class times and locations, please refer to the Dalhousie Academic Timetable.

The part-time academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including preparing and delivering lectures and preparation and grading of assignments. In addition, the part-time academic should expect to be engaged in course preparations for one-two months preceding course delivery.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Educational background with extensive experience in social work (or related fields) is required. Knowledge of and experience in the application of critical social work principles and analyses to practice with adolescents from a variety of social locations. A Master of Social Work degree, or higher, and previous teaching experience is preferred. New part-time academics must be available for Brightspace training - either in person or online.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by the application deadline to the address below. Applicants must clearly indicate how they meet the specific job requirements and must include evidence of effectiveness in teaching social work practice or policy appropriate to the applicant’s experience.

Dr. Judy E. MacDonald, Director
c/o Linda Power (, Admin. Assist.
School of Social Work, Dalhousie University
1459 LeMarchant Street, Suite 3201
P.O. Box 15000, Halifax, N.S. B3H 4R2

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 Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. Only successful applicants will be contacted.