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Instructor, Senior Instructor (Career Stream), Health Administration

Dalhousie University

The School of Health Administration in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health invites applications from qualified candidates for a career-stream faculty position at the Instructor or Senior Instructor rank.

Dalhousie University is comprised of 6,000 faculty and staff amongst its 13 faculties. Current enrollment is 18,500 graduate and undergraduate students. As part of Canada’s U15 research-intensive group, Dalhousie University is an influential driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq in the heart of Halifax (Kjipuktuk) a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted African Nova Scotia community, an increasingly diverse population which also includes a vibrant workforce of people living with (dis)Abilities.

The Faculty of Health’s faculty, staff and students are committed to improving the well-being of individuals, families, communities and populations through diverse health programming, collaborative research and strong community partnerships. The Faculty of Health is one of the largest faculties at Dalhousie, comprised of eight schools, one college and one program, more than 200 faculty members, 80 staff members, and approximately 3,000 students. With the most programmatically diverse health faculty in Canada, our students are exposed to a broad range of health topics and learning experiences.

The School of Health Administration vision is to inspire tomorrow’s healthcare leaders though the integration of research, practice and lifelong learning. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate/graduate students. The teaching assignments will include teaching across a range of topics in areas such as economics and finances, project management and information systems. The candidate is expected to become an active and engaged member of the School, Faculty and University. Activities at local, national and international levels are expected to promote continuous improvement in teaching and learning at Dalhousie. There is no expectation of a research workload associated with this position

Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in health administration or business administration (MBA), economics and finance or a relevant degree is essential. PhD is an asset. Work experience, at a senior level within a minimum of one health sector organization, is required. Demonstrated expertise in health administration with an ability to teach courses in economics and finance, project management and information systems is required. Knowledge of health system analysis and evaluation and/or performance management would be an asset. Demonstrated passion for learning and teaching along with proficiency with online teaching is required, as is expertise with Learning Management Systems (for example BrightSpace). Teaching experience at the postsecondary level and demonstrated evidence of high-quality, innovative teaching and learning is required. At least five years’ such teaching experience is preferred. Effective oral and written communication skills are required.

Applications must include a cover letter stating qualifications and experience, a Curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching experience and interests.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Please submit your complete application package to the PeopleAdmin portal at
Please include Search #F271P in your cover letter.
Closing date: December 24, 2021

For further information regarding this position, contact:
Dr. Tanya Packer, Director
School of Health Administration
Faculty of Health