Position Title Part-Time Academic (BIOL 1021 - Introductory Biology II,
Posting Number PTAP1129P
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
The position reports to the Chair of the Department. For more information
about BIOL1021, please visit https: // biol102021.wordpress.com. All instructors
hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie to develop and deliver
their courses from the Centre for Learning and Teaching (email@example.com) and
Academic Technology Services (firstname.lastname@example.org). More information about
preparing to teach online can be found at https: // www. dal.ca/dept/clt.html.
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
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. dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment May - August 2022
Open Date 03/25/2021
Close Date 12/08/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply
Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)