Part-Time Academic (BIOL 1021 - Introductory Biology II, Summer Term)

Dalhousie University


December 8, 2021


Position Details

Position Title Part-Time Academic (BIOL 1021 - Introductory Biology II, Summer Term)

Posting Number PTAP1129P Department/Unit Biology Location Halifax Job Summary & Key Responsibilities

The instructor is responsible for the administration and online delivery of BIOL 1021 (Introductory Biology II: Organismal Biology and Ecology) during the Summer of 2022, including content introduction and review in the form of webcasts and/or posts to an online discussion board, assisting students on an individual basis via e-mail and web conferences, managing teaching assistants, administering examinations, and submitting grades. Suitable candidates may want to consider also applying for the BIOL 1020 position advertised for the Summer 2022.

The position reports to the Chair of the Department. For more information about BIOL1021, please visit https: // All instructors hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie to develop and deliver their courses from the Centre for Learning and Teaching ( and Academic Technology Services ( More information about preparing to teach online can be found at https: // www.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position

The candidate should have a graduate degree or equivalent academic experience in Biology, and experience in the learning management system used at Dalhousie University (Brightspace) or be willing to attend training sessions prior to the start of the course. Candidates must have a strong background and interest in teaching, good communication skills, and ability to work as a team member. Additional training or experience in online learning and web technologies are assets. First time applicants must provide the names of two referees.

Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement Additional Information

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 Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit https: // www.

Term of appointment May - August 2022

Open Date 03/25/2021 Close Date 12/08/2021 Open Until Filled Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Optional Documents

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