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Part‑Time Academic Postings: MLIS Program (5)

Posted by SIM on April 17, 2017 in News

Part-Time Academic Postings
Master of Library and Information Studies Program
School of Information Management
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4R2

Posting Date:  April 17th, 2017
Application Deadline:   May 1st, 2017
Position:  Part-Time Academic
Department/Location:  School of Information Management
Pay Rate:  In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement

1.    Work Assignment: INFO 5530 – Information Sources, Services & Retrieval
The sessional instructor will teach this core course in the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program during the 2017 Fall term. The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, September – December 2017.

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

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.

2.    Work Assignment: INFO 6560 – Information Resources Management
The sessional instructor will teach this elective course in the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program during the 2017 Fall term. The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, September – December 2017.

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

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.

3.    Work Assignment: INFO 6610 – Information Policy
The sessional instructor will teach this elective course in the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program during the 2017 Fall term. The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, September – December 2017.

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

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.

4.    Work Assignment: INFO 6800 – Archives
The sessional instructor will teach this elective course in the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program during the 2017 Fall term. The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, September – December 2017.

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

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.

5.    Work Assignment: INFO 6840 – Content Management Systems
The sessional instructor will teach this elective course in the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program during the 2017 Fall term. The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, September – December 2017.

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

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. Additionally, updates and revisions to the syllabus, in consultation with the Director will be required. A syllabus for the course is available upon request.

If you are interested in these positions, 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.