[ES_JOBS_NET] Full-time Instructor Position in Oceanography Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Tetjana Ross tetjana at dal.ca
Tue Apr 2 18:17:37 MDT 2013



Dalhousie University is seeking applicants for an Instructor position 
within the
Department of Oceanography, Faculty of Science. This is a 12-month 
Applicants require a minimum M.Sc. in Oceanography, with extensive 
experience in oceanographic sampling tools and techniques, and in 
teaching at the
undergraduate level.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the organization, 
coordination and
instruction of two sections of a 2nd-year, laboratory-based, full-year 
(1 credit) course
(“Tools and Concepts in Oceanography”) offered in Fall and Winter 
semesters, and of
two sections of a 2-week, intensive field course (0.5 credit) offered in 
Summer semester.
Further teaching in relevant subject areas will be required.

Specific responsibilities include: assisting with the instruction of the 
material; evaluating
the suitability of individual exercises and updating them as agreed upon 
with the
professors involved in class design and instruction; preparing, in 
consultation with the
class professors, any manuals for the laboratory or field activities of 
the classes; ordering
all necessary supplies and maintaining equipment used in the conduct of 
laboratory and
field exercises; observing safe practices during lab and field 
exercises; hiring, supervising
and evaluating the class teaching assistants; keeping all class records 
including student
marks and conducting all administrative duties related to each class; 
acting as the
instructional designer for the class website (BbLearn); answering 
student queries on class

The Instructor will contribute to Department, Faculty and University 
committees and
administration as needed, especially in areas relevant to undergraduate 
teaching. Ongoing
professional development, particularly in learning and teaching, is 
strongly encouraged.

The anticipated appointment date is 1 July 2013.

Candidates should write the Chair, Selection Committee, Department of 
Dalhousie University, PO Box 15000, Halifax, N.S., Canada, B3H 4R2, or 
oceanography at dal.ca, enclosing a full curriculum vitae, a statement of 
teaching goals
and philosophy, and teaching evaluations, if available. Please arrange 
to have three
academic referees send letters of evaluation under separate cover. 
Consideration of
candidates will begin in May 2013 and continue until the position is 
filled. The position
is subject to budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and 
residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment
Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages 
applications from
qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible 
persons and

-  Tetjana Ross                 (tetjana at dal.ca)  -
-  Associate Professor                            -
-  Department of Oceanography                     -
-  Dalhousie University                           -
-  Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada                    -
-                                                 -
-  TEL: 902.494.1327                              -
-  FAX: 902.494.3877                              -
-  http://www.phys.ocean.dal.ca/~tetjana          -

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