Multiple Positions - Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Mount Saint Vincent University

Location: Nova Scotia
Date posted: 2012-11-07

Inspired by a strong tradition of social responsibility and an enduring commitment to the advancement of women, Mount Saint Vincent University promotes academic excellence and the pursuit of knowledge through scholarship and teaching of the highest quality. Recognized as a leader in flexible education, applied research, and a personalized approach to education, Mount Saint Vincent University is located on Canada's East Coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Please visit http://www.msvu.ca.

Mount Saint Vincent University is seeking scholars for tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor or Lecturer level commencing July 1, 2013 in the areas listed below. Workload for all positions includes research, teaching, and collegial service. Applicants should hold a doctorate in an appropriate field or be near completion of their degree. Evidence of research competency is required. Teaching experience at the university level is an asset. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Agreement with the Faculty Association. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Applied Human Nutrition (1 position)
The Department of Applied Human Nutrition is seeking candidates with expertise in the area of foods and nutrition or human nutrition. Applicants should hold a PhD in human nutrition or a related discipline or be close to completion. The successful candidate will be expected to teach foods or nutrition courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to applicants who are eligible for a full or academic affiliate membership in Dietitians of Canada and who have prior university teaching experience.
Chair: Dr. Kim Kienapple, kim.kienapple@msvu.ca

Business and Tourism and Hospitality Management (1 position)
The Department of Business and Tourism and Hospitality Management is seeking candidates with expertise in either Accounting/Finance or Management. Applicants should hold a PhD or a DBA in an appropriate field or be close to completion. Applicants holding an MBA and significant professional and post-secondary teaching experience may be considered. Candidates for appointment in Accounting must have a professional designation in good standing (CA, CMA, CGA). The Department of Business and Tourism prides itself on its student engagement efforts and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to this initiative.
Chair: Dr. Peter Mombourquette, peter.mombourquette@msvu.ca

Communication Studies (1 Position)
The Department of Communication Studies is seeking candidates with expertise in public relations or corporate communication. Applicants should hold a PhD in public relations or corporate/strategic communication or be close to completion. Preference will be given to applicants who have professional experience in writing and the practice of public relations, prior university teaching experience, and who possess a professional designation (APR, ABC). The successful candidate will teach primarily at the undergraduate level in the areas of public relations practice and writing.
Chair: Prof. Patricia Parsons, patricia.parsons@msvu.ca

History (1 position)
The Department of History is seeking candidates with expertise in the history of women and gender in Canada. Candidates should hold a doctorate in an appropriate field or be near completion. The successful candidate will teach a wide range of courses at the undergraduate level. Expertise in Aboriginal and/or North American history and the ability to teach courses in Historiography or Historical Methodology is an asset.
Chair: Dr. Adriana Benzaquén, adriana.benzaquen@msvu.ca

Applications should include a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for three references. Departments will begin considering applications on January 7, 2013.

Send applications by mail or email to the Department Chair listed above at Mount Saint Vincent University, 166 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS B3M 2J6

Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.


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