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Limited Term Appointment, Marine Affairs Program

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University
Limited Term Appointment, Marine Affairs Program

The Marine Affairs Program in the Faculty of Science invites applications for a 24-month, Limited Term Appointment (100% FTE), at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing 1 July 2022.

Candidates should have experience in community-engaged research and collaborative learning approaches. As Canada’s leading interdisciplinary program in marine management, Marine Affairs is committed to diversity, inclusion, and outreach. With active participation from six faculties (Science, Management, Arts and Social Science, Architecture & Planning, Law, and Engineering), and alumni from over 60 countries, Marine Affairs is an international leader in ocean research and teaching. Marine Affairs offers the Master of Marine Management (MMM) degree, a sixteen-month graduate program that provides a cross-cultural learning environment to advance the sustainable use of the world’s coastal and marine environments.

We seek a colleague with interdisciplinary competencies and teaching experience in coastal and marine studies to contribute to delivery of the MMM degree program. Our search is for a scholar committed to teaching excellence and passionate about working in cooperative learning environments. The position includes responsibility for coordinating the delivery of MARA 5010 & 5011, “Contemporary Issues in Ocean and Coastal Management,” as well as teaching MARA 5009, “Coastal Zone Management.” It also includes responsibilities for supervising MMM students, serving on Marine Affairs committees, and advising and mentoring graduate students.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a related discipline (candidates who are all-but-defended will be considered). Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and contact information for three individuals who can provide confidential letters of reference. Reference letters will be solicited by the Search Committee after an initial review of applications. All application materials must be submitted online via PeopleAdmin ( The start date for this position is 1 July 2022. Review of applications will begin 14 January 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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