Part-Time Academic (GERM 3003)

Dalhousie University


July 26, 2021


Position Details Position Title Part-Time Academic (GERM 3003)

Posting Number PTAP912P Department/Unit German Location Halifax Job Summary & Key Responsibilities

A part-time academic is required to teach GERM 3003.03 in the fall term (Sept-Dec 2021). The Part-Time Academic will be required to cover oral practice, translation techniques, detailed comprehension of texts and the finer points of grammar in English and German. The Part-Time Academic will also be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including admission, lectures, test preparation, evaluation, supervising tutorial leaders, and electronic submission of grades. Three class hours per week MW 1305 – 1425, plus hold weekly office hours.

Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 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 German and possess a graduate degree or other academic and/or professional qualifications deemed suitable for teaching the class. Previous German language teaching experience at the post-secondary level would be an asset. Candidate should have good teaching skills, including grammar training, commitment to student learning, and strong sense of personal responsibility. Experience with teaching in an online environment is preferred.

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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