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Part‑Time Academic Posting ‑ Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture/Faculty of Agriculture

Posted by Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture/Faculty of Agriculture on August 21, 2019 in Job Postings

Posting Date: August 20, 2019

Application Deadline:  August 27, 2019


Part-time Academic position teaching Course ANSC0206 (Dairy Milking Systems and Housing Facilities) in the 2019 fall semester. The lectures for this course are currently scheduled for Tuesdays (0835-1125) with labs being held on Thursdays (1435-1725).  The position reports to the Chair of the Department. 


Haley Institute, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus.

Pay Rate: In accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Work Assignment

The incumbent will be responsible for preparing and delivering course material related to the fundamentals of Dairy Facility Design and Management.  Core concepts to be taught include: barn layout options & housing alternatives, design and logistics of isolation, building environment, manure collection, feed and water storage, traffic control and farm biosecurity, milking center design/management.  Responsibilities include all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, test preparation and evaluation, and lab preparation.

Requirements of Position

Experience in the dairy industry and being able to demonstrate knowledge in the subject are requirements.

To apply for this position, please submit a Curriculum Vitae and the contact information of three references by the application deadline to:

Donna Jamieson

Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture, Dalhousie University

58 Sipu Road, Bible Hill, N.S., B2N 5E3

Email:    Fax:  902-895-6734


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 a minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of the community.