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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 October 21, 2020 in Job Postings

Posting Date:  October 20, 2020

Application Deadline: November 3, 2020


Part-time Academic position teaching online Synchronous labs for course ANSC4006 (Modern Sheep Farming) in the 2021 winter semester. The labs for this course are currently scheduled for Mondays (11:35-13:25 & 13:35-15:25).


Haley Institute, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus.

Pay Rate: In accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement.

Work Assignment

The incumbent will be responsible for developing laboratory material to demonstrate practical aspects of sheep production, conducting online synchronous sessions, monitoring discussion groups and grading laboratory assignments.  Required knowledge of the lab material on the subject matter is preferred.  Familiarity with the Brightspace system is required; experience in teaching in an online environment is an asset.

Requirements of Position:  

At least one year experience teaching in post-secondary education, with excellent oral and written communication skills.  Knowledge of and experience in livestock behaviour and livestock health.

Must be comfortable working with a variety of animals, ie: sheep, cattle, horses, and overseeing students with limited livestock handling experience.

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


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