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Part‑Time Academic Postings ‑ School of Health Sciences/Faculty of Health

Posted by School of Health Sciences/Faculty of Health on October 21, 2019 in Job Postings

The School of Health
Sciences is now accepting applications for 2 PART-TIME ACADEMIC POSITIONS for
the 2019-2020 Winter Term.

Please apply in writing (with a current CV) by the deadline, clearly indicating for which position(s) you are applying.  Apply to:

Irene Fitzgerald, Administrative Manager
School of Health Sciences
Dalhousie University​

POSTING DATE:                      October 21, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE:      October 31, 2019

​POSITIONS:    Sessional Lecturers
PAY RATE:    The pay rate for all Part Time Academic positions is in accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement.

The courses are as follows:

1. HSCE 2000.03 (Winter 2019) -- Health Care Ethics (on line)

NOTE: This course is taught exclusively via distance learning using Dalhousie's web-based Learn Management System platform. 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: As the instructor of record for HSCE 2000, an introductory course in health care ethics, the responsibilities of the sessional lecturer will include development of course materials, course delivery, teaching, and administration of the course.  Topics include: moral theory and principles and ethical issues in health care.  The maximum enrolment for this class is 60. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Knowledge of health care system and previous teaching experience is required. Previous post-secondary teaching in the area of ethics in healthcare is required.  A master's degree is required (a master's degree in ethics is an asset).

2. HSCE 3000 (Winter 2019) -- Culture, Diversity & Health (on line)

NOTE: This course is taught exclusively via distance learning using Dalhousie's web-based Brightspace platform.

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Responsibilities will include all aspects of development of course materials for on line delivery, on line teaching, and administration of the course.  The course will assist students in identifying special populations encountered in their professional practice and in considering ways of providing effective, compassionate care. The maximum enrolment for this course is 50.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Undergraduate degree in a health profession and a complementary graduate degree are required. Previous teaching experience in a university setting with an understanding of the health needs of special populations and an awareness of diversity issues in relation to health care.

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the courses and approval by the University.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, 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. For more information, please visit

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.