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Part‑Time Academic Posting ‑ Canadian Studies Program ‑ Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Posted by Canadian Studies Program - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences on September 23, 2020 in Job Postings

POSTING DATE:  September 22, 2020


POSITION: Part-Time Academic (Winter 2020/21)

​DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:  Canadian Studies Program, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

PAY RATE:  In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  A part-time academic is required to teach CANA 2002.03, The Idea of Canada: Cultural and Literary Perspectives, in Winter 2020/21 (January to April, 2021). The class will be delivered Online with an optional Synchronous component currently scheduled on Monday and Wednesday from 1:05-2:25 p.m. The incumbent may choose Synchronous or Asynchronous delivery for this course at the time of hire. The part-time academic is responsible for all aspects of online teaching and administering of the course, including lectures, test preparation, evaluation, and student consultation. The part-time academic reports to the Coordinator of the Canadian Studies program.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Candidates must possess a PhD in a humanities discipline or interdisciplinary humanities program with research and teaching experience in Canadian Studies or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate deep knowledge of Canadian history, society and culture.

All applications should include an updated CV and a Cover Letter detailing relevant experience. The application portal will only accept these two documents; you may merge any additional documents you wish to submit with your Cover Letter as a single file.

Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, this class will be taught online. Experience with teaching in an online environment is preferred. All instructors hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie's Centre for Learning and Teaching, and Academic Technology Services (, to deliver their courses online. More information about preparing to teach online can be found at


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.