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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 on August 22, 2019 in Job Postings

Posting Date:  August 21, 2019
Application Deadline:  August 23, 2019

Part-time Academic position teaching labs for course BIOA3008 (Growth, Reproduction and Lactation) in the 2019 fall semester.  Labs for this course are scheduled for Wednesdays (1135-1325) and Fridays (1135-1325).  The position reports to the Chair of the Department.
Department/Location - Haley Institute, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus.

Pay Rate: In accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Work Assignment
The part-time academic is expected to work cohesively with the instructor responsible for the course, and will be responsible for lab preparation and instruction.  This includes up to  3 sections for each of the 12 weekly labs.  Lab sessions focus on the reproductive anatomy of domestic animal species, and the incumbent will be responsible for some sourcing of anatomical material used in the labs, set up of the labs, and for disposal of materials.  The incumbent is expected to mark formal lab reports; familiarity with the Brightspace system to provide information and in student assessment is an asset.

Requirements of Position
Previous experience teaching in post-secondary education, with excellent oral and written communication skills.  A PhD or Masters Degree in Agriculture or related discipline is required.  Experience in the field of physiology would be considered an asset.

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, Truro, N.S., B2N 5E3
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. ​