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Part‑Time Academic Postings (Winter 2018)

Posted by SIM on October 5, 2017 in News

Part-Time Academic Postings (2)
Master of Library and Information Studies Program
School of Information Management

Posting Date:  October 5th, 2017
Application Deadline:   October 19th, 2017
Positions:  Part-Time Academic
Department/Location:  School of Information Management
Pay Rate:  In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement

1. Work Assignment: INFO 6640 – Expert Searching for Clients

The sessional instructor will teach the elective Expert Searching for Clients course (INFO 6640) in the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program during the 2018 Winter term. The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, January – April 2018.

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

2. Work Assignment: INFO 6810 - Managing Information Literacy Instruction 

The sessional instructor will teach the elective Managing Information Literacy Instruction course (INFO 6810) in the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program during the 2018 Winter term.  The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, January – April 2018.

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

The instructors report 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 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. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/respect.