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Position Information

Position Title Instructor
Posting Number F526P
Type of position Limited Term
Department/Unit Business and Social Sciences
Location Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
About the opportunity
The Faculty of Agriculture invites applications for a six-month term contract at the rank of Instructor commencing January 1, 2024, to June 30, 2024, inclusive. The Department of Business and Social Sciences is one of four departments in the Faculty of Agriculture. The Department has a nationally recognized unique strength in agribusiness education and research, as well as education and research in applied and agricultural economics. Agriculture in today’s world is an interesting and challenging industry where you can have a real impact. Our unique programs combine the core disciplines of agricultural sciences with business management and innovative technology. Here you will have the opportunity to work in a collegial and interdisciplinary environment.
Information about the Faculty of Agriculture and its programs can be found at:

Applicants must have:
  1. Experience teaching either at a college or university level
  2. Availability to be on campus in Truro, Nova Scotia Monday to Friday during the term of the contract
Preference will be given to applicants who have a CPA designation and an MBA or Masters with a relevant concentration area. Preference will also be given to those who have knowledge and/or experience in agriculture or food business.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the organization, preparation, delivery and student assessment for four to five in person courses in Accounting, Financial Management and Management, which may include lectures, labs, and/or tutorials. Course assignments will be made by the Department Chair and may vary depending on departmental needs and other duties.
Applicants must submit: a cover letter stating qualifications and abilities; a curriculum vitae including teaching experience; and the the name, address, and phone number of three referees via the PeopleAdmin posting, no later than December 1, 2023.

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

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 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date 12/01/2023
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of referees
Optional Documents