Part-Time Academic (CHIN 1031)

Dalhousie University


July 26, 2021


Position Details Position Title Part-Time Academic (CHIN 1031)

Posting Number PTAP939P Department/Unit Russian Studies Location Halifax Job Summary & Key Responsibilities

Chinese 1031: Introduction to Chinese (Mandarin) Pt 1, Fall term 2021-22

The part-time academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including admission, lectures, test preparation, evaluation, and electronic submission of grades. Instructors are expected to maintain reliable and constant communication with the administration of the Department, to be available for two hours per week for consultation with students, and to have students fill out the evaluation questionnaire at the end of the course. Three course hours per week, MW 1435 – 1555.

Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, Dalhousie University may be moving this class online for the fall semester. Experience with teaching in an online environment is preferred. Candidates must be willing to teach online. All instructors hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie's Centre for Learning and Teaching, and Academic Technology Services (, to deliver their courses online. More information about preparing to teach online can be found at https: // www.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position

Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese and possess a graduate degree or other academic and/or professional qualifications deemed suitable for teaching the class. Previous teaching experience at the post- secondary level will be an asset.

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 www.

Term of appointment September-December 2021

Open Date 07/16/2021 Close Date 07/26/2021 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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