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Part-Time Academic DISM 4050.03 Communication and Professional Relationships in Disability Management - Fall 2023

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Position Title Part-Time Academic DISM 4050.03 Communication and Professional Relationships in Disability Management - Fall 2023
Posting Number PTAP1973P
Department/Unit Occupational Therapy
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
Certificate in Disability Management Program
Sessional Lecturer-DISM 4050.03 (Sept – Dec 2023)

The sessional lecturer will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administration for DISM 4050.03, Communication and Professional Relationships in Disability Management, including preparation of the course syllabus, evaluation of students, and, if applicable, supervision of teaching assistants. These courses are delivered completely using distance learning technology, and the sessional lecturer will be responsible for setting up all aspects of their courses in Brightspace.

This course identifies and analyzes key components that are part of the Disability Management communication toolkit. Application of strategies to enhance the professional relationships frequently encountered in the Disability Management process will be emphasized.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Graduate degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant health-related field and experience in disability management practice required. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Proven experience in the interactive use of web-based education with learners at a distance is an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate In accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement guidelines for Part time Academics
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 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 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.
Posting Detail Information

Term of appointment Sept - Dec 2023
Open Date 06/07/2022
Close Date 06/09/2023
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents