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Teaching Assistant posting: Gender and Women’s Studies

Posted by Gender and Women’s Studies on July 5, 2022 in Job Postings

Part-Time Academic (Queering Foundations: GWST 2011.03)

Gender & Women’s Studies Program

Dalhousie University

Posting/Application Link:

Posting Number:            PTAP1571P

POSTING DATE: June 30, 2022


POSITION: Part-Time Academic [Winter 2022/2023]
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Gender & Women’s Studies Program/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/Dalhousie University

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  To teach GWST 2011.03 : Queering Foundations; currently scheduled for In-Person delivery on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 1035-1125AM, in the Winter Term (January-April 2023). The part-time academic’s duties include responsibility for planning the course in conjunction with the Coordinator, teaching the class, evaluating the students, holding regular office hours, and administration relating to the class. The part-time academic must be available for consultation with students outside of class times. This position will report to the Coordinator of Gender and Women’s Studies. Note: This class may have teaching assistant support depending on enrolment


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:  Master's or Doctorate in Gender and Women’s Studies (or equivalent professional experience) and professional expertise in women's movements, activism, and participatory learning methods. Demonstrated experience in some combination of diversity, equity, and global feminist activism. Commitment to interdisciplinary approaches in Gender and Women's Studies. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the university level.

All Applications must include a CV, and at least two references. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (including the results of teaching evaluations for university-level classes) will also be welcome. The application portal will only accept one document; please merge all documents, including anything additional you wish to include, and submit as a single file.

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

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