Part-Time Academic: POLI 2210.03 Unity and Diversity: The Federal Dynamics of Canadian Politics – Fall 2024

Dalhousie University

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Position Title Part-Time Academic: POLI 2210.03 Unity and Diversity: The Federal Dynamics of Canadian Politics – Fall 2024
Posting Number PTAP2378P
Department/Unit Political Science
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities This part-time academic will be required to teach in person POLI 2210.03, Unity and Diversity: The Federal Dynamics of Canadian Politics during Fall Term (September 2024-December 2024) currently scheduled in-person on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:35-3:55.
Course description: This course is an introduction to the social, economic, and participatory dynamics that drive Canadian politics. It covers political culture, regionalism, political economy, interest groups, social movements, and elections. Federalism is central to all these topics, as we study the role of Quebec nationalism in the federation’s evolution, the relationship between the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and federalism, the place of emerging “orders of government” (including Aboriginal governments), and debates concerning the causes and consequences of centralization and decentralization in the Canadian federation.
The part-time academic will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and administering the class, including lectures, test preparation, Teaching Assistant supervision and evaluation. The position reports to the Chair of the Department.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD, or nearly completed PhD in Political Science. Previous university-level teaching on this topic will be an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
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.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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Term of appointment September-December 2024
Open Date
Close Date 03/25/2024
Open Until Filled
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