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Part‑Time Academic Postings: MLIS Program (2)

Posted by SIM on February 24, 2017 in News

Posting Date:  February 24, 2017
Application Deadline:   March 10, 2017
Position:  Part-Time Academic
Department/Location:  School of Information Management
Pay Rate:  In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement

Work Assignment #1: INFO 6090 – Culture of Privacy

The part-time academic will teach the elective course INFO 6090 Culture of Privacy in the Master of Library and Information Studies program during the 2017 Summer term.  The course is scheduled as an online course from May – July 2017.

Requirements of the Position: MLIS degree (or similar) and significant employment or research experience in privacy. Prior graduate-level teaching experience in this area (or a similar area) would be an asset.

Work Assignment #2: INFO 6750 - Health Sciences Literature and Information Sources

The part-time academic will teach the elective course INFO 6750: Health Sciences Literature and Information Sources in the MLIS program during the 2017 Summer term.  The course is scheduled as an online course from June - August 2017.

Requirements of the Position: MLIS degree (or similar) and significant employment or research experience in health information. Prior graduate-level teaching experience in this area (or a similar area) would be an asset.

For both positions - The Instructor reports to the Director of the School.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsibility for all aspects of teaching and administering the course, including lectures, active learning class sessions, assignment preparation and evaluation; availability for two hours per week for consultation with students. A syllabus for the course is available upon request.

If you are interested in this position, please apply in writing (cover letter + CV) by the deadline to:

Kim Humes
School of Information Management
Dalhousie University
6100 University Ave, Suite 4010
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
sim@dal.ca

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the courses and approval by the University.

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.