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Job Ad ‑ Instructor of Communications

Posted by Faculty of Computer Science on April 28, 2023 in Job Postings

The Faculty of Computer Science is seeking a candidate for a 3-year limited term instructor position at 80% to begin on July 1, 2023. This position will require the candidate to have a physical presence at Dalhousie University.  

The position will primarily involve (i) teaching of CSCI 5100 Communicating Computer Science Ideas and CSCI 4193/5193 Technology Innovation, and other courses offered by the Faculty of Computer; (ii) and participating in other Faculty administration.  

The successful candidate for this position must meet the following requirements:

  • At least a Master’s degree.
  • Experience in teaching communication courses at the university level.
  • At least 10 years of industry experience in communications, journalism, or a related field.

Additional desirable qualifications are as follows:

  • A history of excellence in teaching communication courses as well as academic writing at the university level, particularly to large and diverse classes.
  • Ability to motivate the need for strong communication skills in the software and technology industries.
  • Experience in teaching large and diverse classes with large numbers of ESL students.
  • Experience or interest in technology-related fields such as computer science, engineering, history of science and technology, electronic commerce, technology innovation or related fields.
  • Experience in academic administration, committee work, and student advising.

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for this position with a package including a (i) C.V. or resume; (ii) cover letter; (iii) the addresses and emails of three references; and (iv) a teaching dossier.  

Applications must be submitted no later than May 4th, 2023.  

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