Dalhousie University

Job Title

3-year Limited-Term Appointment (Instructor/Senior Instructor)


School of Information Management


Opening Date: 12/22/2022
Closing Date:  01/31/2023

Job Description

The Faculty of Management and the Department of Information Science invite applications for a limited term appointment of up to three years in the Faculty of Management at the rank of instructor or senior instructor commencing July 1, 2023.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will lead plans to develop the Major in Managing Data and Information in the Bachelor of Management program, as well as assist in the development of the Minor in Digital Citizenship. The successful candidate will also teach within these programs, and details of relevant courses can be found on the Bachelor of Management website.


Required qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Master in Information, library studies, or related degree
  • Demonstrated research, teaching, or professional experience in the field of Information Science with a focus on at least one key area of social justice, geospatial information systems, accessible design, data and information management, community-led information practice, data security and privacy, and bias in information systems. Knowledge can be demonstrated via a record of publication, professional experience, and relevant community experience.
  • Established record of teaching excellence, preferably at the undergraduate level.
  • Demonstrated experience with online teaching and/or pedagogical methods such as experiential learning, student-centered learning, transformative pedagogies, digital pedagogy, and online dialogue.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team

Preferred qualifications, experience, and skills:

  • A PhD degree in information studies or a related field completed or in progress.
  • Experience or interest in curriculum development.
  • Professional information management experience will be an asset.

Supplemental Information

The Faculty of Management has a long history of providing a world-class education and hosting innovative research leaders, preparing students to make a lasting impact on the world. A leader in experiential and innovative learning, we are focussed on being responsive to the world around us and building strong relationships which facilitate social and economic good. We are an inclusive community driven by curiosity, integrity, and discovery. We welcome and celebrate diverse perspectives. Our research is relevant not just in our core areas, but also stretches across the University to fields like health, psychology, engineering, law, computer science, oceans, and agriculture.

With more than 2,500 students (over one-quarter graduate students) and 80 faculty members, we offer undergraduate programs (Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Management) and graduate programs (direct-entry and mid-career versions of the Master of Information, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Public Administration; and the Master of Science in Business). All our degree programs are externally accredited. We actively participate in Dalhousie’s Interdisciplinary PhD program and the multi-Faculty Master of Digital Innovation.

Dalhousie University is among Canada’s U15 group of leading research-oriented universities. We are located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada a city known for its great quality of life. Located in one of Canada’s more temperate areas, Nova Scotia gets warm, sunny summers; long, colorful autumns; and cool, snowy winters.

Dalhousie 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, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Dalhousie recognizes that career paths can be diverse and that career interruptions may occur. Applicants are encouraged to include, in their cover letter, an explanation of the impact that any career interruptions may have had on their CV. Dalhousie also recognizes the need to accommodate candidates to ensure their full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed online at:

The position is covered by the collective agreement between the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University and the Dalhousie Faculty Association (DFA), which can be viewed online at:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

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Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, teaching dossier including sample syllabi of courses developed and evidence of curriculum or pedagogical development, and sample teaching evaluations no later than January 31st, 2023

Inquiries may be directed to Philippe Mongeon, Chair of the Search committee (care of [email protected]).