Job title: Part-Time Academic: COMM 1715 Business Communication – Fall 2024

Company: Dalhousie University

Job description: COMM 1715 is a hybrid course with 1.5 hours delivered asynchronously online plus 1.5 hours in live, in-person tutorials delivered synchronously. The asynchronous material will be provided to the Part-time Academic by the Course Coordinator.Each Part-Time Academic will be responsible for two synchronous in-person tutorial sections of COMM 1715. The Part-time Academic will be responsible for the following aspects of teaching and administering the class: conducting tutorials; marking quizzes, assignments, and student presentations in a timely manner and providing feedback; managing the course section website on Brightspace; and collaborating and communicating effectively and regularly with other instructors.Tutorial guides, Brightspace page, instructor resources, and all course assignments and materials will be provided to the instructor by the course coordinator. The part-time instructor is not responsible for course planning and development.The Part-time Academic should be available for two office hours per week. These office hours may be held in-person or online according to the preferences of the Part-time Academic and in accordance with public health guidelines.Each instructor will have two tutorial sessions for a total of 50 students (25 students per tutorial).The Part-time Academic reports to the Program Director.All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.
Qualifications/Requirements of PositionRequirements:Part-Time Academics are needed to teach the following in-person components of this hybrid course. TWO tutorials count as a CUPE load of ONE course.The following sections need to be filled with 2-3 instructors:B01 R 1605-1725B02 W 1135-1225B03 W 1305-1425B04 R 1435-1555B06 F 1005-1125B08 F 1135-1255The course description is available in the Dalhousie Academic Timetable athttps://academiccalendar.dal.ca/Catalog/ViewCatalog.aspx?pageid=viewcatalog&entitytype=CID&entitycode=COMM+1715Qualifications/Requirements of PositionA Master’s or PhD in Communication, English, Marketing, Classics, Business Communication or other relevant field is required. The candidate should demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. The successful applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of Business English and Business Communication and must have an established record of effective teaching experience.The successful candidate must also be able to meet the School’s accrediting body (AACSB) academic qualification requirements or professional qualification requirements.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional InformationDalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit .Posting Detail InformationTerm of appointment Sept – Dec 2024
Open Date
Close Date 04/01/2024
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to PostingDocuments Needed to ApplyRequired Documents * Cover Letter

  • Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Teaching Statement
  • Teaching Dossier

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Location: Halifax, NS

Job date: Sun, 24 Mar 2024 00:38:51 GMT

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