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Part-Time Academic (BUSI 5003: Personal & Professional Effectiveness I: Self Management & Engagement) - Fall 2024

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Position Information

Position Title Part-Time Academic (BUSI 5003: Personal & Professional Effectiveness I: Self Management & Engagement) - Fall 2024
Posting Number PTAP2608P
Department/Unit Leadership & Organizations
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
A Part-Time Academic is needed to teach the following course from Sept – Dec, 2024. Class is currently scheduled for 8:35 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. on Monday and is expected to be taught F2F.

BUSI 5003 – Personal & Professional Effectiveness I: Self Management & Engagement

The Personal and Professional Effectiveness (PPE) curriculum was developed using input from our Employer Partners and Advisory Council and is honed through continuous feedback from these stakeholders. This ensures that our students have the relevant, practical leadership skills and behaviours they need to be effective in the workplace. Anchored by the core pillars of self-management, engagement, complexity and innovation, the curriculum provides you with the opportunity to explore and develop skills and behaviours related to responsible leadership and career management. Beginning with Orientation, the PPE curriculum spans the 22 months of the Corporate Residency MBA program. The format of the PPE curriculum is innovative, applied and experiential.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position

An MBA and/or PhD in a management related topic is required. The successful applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of the subject matter and practical experience, and an established record of effective teaching experience. Excellent oral/written and presentation skills are required. The successful candidate must also be able to meet the Faculty of Management’s accrediting body (AACSB) academic or professional qualification requirements. 

This course is a core course within the Corporate Residency MBA (CR MBA) program. The successful applicant must be able to incorporate industry perspectives / themes in the classroom, collaborate closely with the professors teaching Personal and Professional Effectiveness courses, and consult with other professors teaching core CR MBA courses in the Fall semester to ensure a level of integration / connection across the first year core curriculum. Excellent communication and coaching skills are required.

Duties included, but are not limited to:

This course is delivered to our full-time MBA Corporate Residency students. The MBA Corporate Residency is a career launching program. The goal of BUSI 5003 Self-Management & Engagement is to get students ready to thrive on their 8-month residency co-operative education experience with a major corporate employer. The course focuses on emotional intelligence, EDI, understanding team dynamics, managing conflict, communication skills and giving / receiving feedback. 

The Part-Time academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, test preparation and evaluation. The part-time academic should be available for a three-hour lecture and two hours per week for consultation with students. Additional meetings with the team of faculty teaching fall MBA courses may be required (approximately 1.5 hours / month). The part-time academic reports to the Dan Shaw, MBA Director.
Salary Range/Pay Rate $6,478 per course (In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement)
Additional Information
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

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed here.
Posting Detail Information

Term of appointment Sept - Dec 2024
Open Date
Close Date 07/20/2024
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Teaching Dossier
Optional Documents