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Teaching Assistant Posting ‑ School for Resource and Environmental Studies

Posted by School for Resource and Environmental Studies on August 3, 2017 in Job Postings

Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 3J5

NOTE: This is a re-posting. Deadline has been extended to August 10, 2017.

POSTING DATE: 5 July 2017


POSITION: Teaching Assistant September-December 2017

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: School for Resource and Environmental Studies

PAY RATE: As per collective agreement, (approx. 65 hours)

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with ENVI5507 – Environmental Informatics / INFO6681 – Geospatial Information Management. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Prepare and instruct lab sessions
- Grade tutorial assignments and assignments
- Maintain updated electronic records of student progress

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: ENVI5507 / INFO6681 is a cross-listed, graduate-level course in the Master of Resource and Environmental Management / Master of Library and Information Studies program. Lab sessions will focus on GIS, data classification, and spreadsheets, with a focus on environmental (and information) management problems. Therefore, preference will go to students who have formal course work and experience in GIS, Environmental Informatics, Information Management, and/or Landscape Ecology. Previous teaching assistant experience in environmental studies or environmental geography will also be considered an asset. Additionally, the Teaching Assistant will require recent experience with software used in the labs including ArcGIS and Microsoft Excel.

If you are interested in the above position, please submit a letter and resume by the application deadline to (only electronic applications will be accepted):

Professor Jennifer Grek Martin
School of Information Management

All offers of employment are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.
Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.

The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.