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Part‑Time Academic Posting ‑ School for Resource and Environmental Studies
POSTING DATE: May 20, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 5, 2019
POSITION: Part-time Academic
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: School for Resource and Environmental Studies (SRES)
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement
WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Sessional Instructor will teach Environmental Education (ENVI 5041) during the 2019 fall term. The Calendar entry is as follows: “Environmental education for all ages is a critical step in fostering sustainable behaviours and achieving higher level environmental goals. This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying environmental education, examining the cognitive and social science underpinnings of behaviour change. Through course readings and experiential "hands-on" learning opportunities, students are invited to critically evaluate how environmental educators create effective and authentically engaging programs. This course examines environmental education for both youth and adults in formal school settings, wilderness settings and in urban settings. Course readings and lectures also explore the influence that mass media has upon environmental behaviour, as well as how policies aim to change and/or modify environmental behaviour.” The instructor will take direction from syllabi for previous offerings of the course and secure the Director’s approval for the syllabus for this offering.
The course is scheduled for 3 hours per week to be held on Tuesdays, 17:35-20:25, September-December 2019.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION: PhD and/or Masters with equivalent experience in related discipline. The following qualifications would be considered assets: practical experience in teaching, working and/or community activity in environmental education at the university or post-graduate level; interest/experience in experiential education; curriculum development at local, regional, or international level; experience working with MES students on environmental education research.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING PROVIDING A COVER LETTER, CV AND ANY SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION BY THE DEADLINE TO:
Dr. Michelle Adams, Interim Director
School for Resource and Environmental Studies
6100 University Avenue, Suite 5010
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Fax: (902) 494-4588
All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course 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.
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