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Part‑Time Academic Posting ‑ College of Sustainability
POSTING DATE: 21 October 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 04 November 2019
POSITION: Part-time Academic
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: College of Sustainability
PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement
WORK ASSIGNMENT: The part-time academic will be responsible for teaching the existing online course, SUST 1400.03, "Exploring Sustainability". This fully online course will be offered in the Winter session, January 06 to April 24 2020. Responsibilities include all aspects of teaching and administering the course, including review and updates to the Brightspace site, review of existing lecture videos, quizzes and assignment descriptions and rubrics, management of the course delivery including email communication with students and monitoring of the student discussion board, and evaluation of all assignments. The part-time academic should expect to spend some time before and after the official course dates in preparation for the course and marking assignments.
REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: A graduate degree in a field related to environmental history, social change and sustainability, with expertise in interdisciplinary learning and research. Minimum of three years of teaching experience and demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness in undergraduate fields related to writing, research, and experiential learning. Post-graduate certificate in university teaching and learning preferred. Direct experience leading community-based research and projects in environmental history, social change and sustainability. Ability to work with colleagues collaboratively and constructively. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills. Proficiency with Dalhousie's learning management system (Brightspace) is considered essential.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE
APPLICATION DEADLINE. Applications must include a cover letter and a résumé with contact information for two references. Applications should be sent by email to:
College of Sustainability, Dalhousie University firstname.lastname@example.org
All offers of employment 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 qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.
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