Part-Time Academic Posting

School of Information Management

Dalhousie University

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3H 3J5


Posting Date:  April 6, 2011

Application Deadline:   April 30, 2011

Position:  Part-Time Academic

Department/Location:  School of Information Management

Pay Rate:  In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement


Work Assignment:


INFO 6350 – Indexing and Abstracting


The part-time academic will teach the elective Indexing and Abstracting course (INFO 6350) in the MLIS programme during the 2012 winter term.  The course is scheduled for one 3 hour period per week, January – April, 2012.


Requirements of the Position:


MLIS or related degree and experience with indexing and abstracting.  Prior teaching experience is also required.


The Instructor reports to the Director of the School.  Duties include, but are not limited to:


Responsibility for all aspects of teaching and administering the course, including lectures, active learning class sessions, assignment preparation and evaluation; availability for two hours per week for consultation with students.   A syllabus for the course is available.  While  this course is usually taught onsite, distance delivery is also an option, in which case the instructor must have successful prior teaching experience with online course delivery.


If you are interested in this position, please apply in writing by the deadline to:


Shanna Balogh

School of Information Management

Faculty of Management

Dalhousie University

Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building

6100 University Avenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3H 3J5

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All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the courses and approval by the University.


Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, and women