Part-Time Academic – MGMT 5004.03/5104.01 User Experience

Job Overview

Job ID: 96874
  • Company Name Dalhousie University
  • Job Start Date Sat, 17 Feb 2024 02:55:27 GMT
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Job Source Careerjet

Job title: Part-Time Academic – MGMT 5004.03/5104.01 User Experience

Job description: Seeking an instructor to teach courses “MGMT 5004 – User Experience, Part 1”, which will be cross listed with INFO 6630.03_ User Experience (online). The instructor will also teach MGMT 5104, User Experience, Part 2 (2 day intensive – delivery method to be determined) for Dalhousie University’s Master of Information and Master of Information Management Programs in the Spring/summer 2024 term.

The program requires delivery/teaching of course materials for its User Experience which will include 12 weeks of online/distance education and a 2-day intensive component, if delivered in person the session will be held on Dalhousie campus in Halifax. To this end, this call for expressions of interest is being circulated with the aim of securing the participation of an appropriate academic instructor in this subject area. The course has an approved syllabus; and the course developer will have some flexibility to amend this.

Course Description

Understanding theories and practices of human-computer interaction is a key determinant of organizational success. This course explores how technology interrelates to human use and examines the process from conception of an idea to design and evaluation, with a particular emphasis on Web-based activities. The course discusses individuals’ and groups’ information behaviours in government and corporate contexts, and the theories and models of information behaviour that contribute to a nuanced understanding of the user experience.

Course start date: Summer 2024 Start Date: May 6,2024

The Instructor has agreed to provide the following services in the course:

– Prepare for and present the required course material for the distance portion of the course using available on-line tools and technologies

– Preparation and grading of all assignments.

– Prepare for and present the required course material for the intensive study portion of the course, including preparation and grading of all assignments.

– Supervise and maintain responsibility for regular student contact through the course site during the distance education portion of the course and provide a venue that supports student engagement and learning.

– Meeting strict deadlines and delivery schedules

Qualifications/Requirements of Position

Content expert qualifications include:

– Previous experience teaching user experience, or relelated work experience.

– academic qualifications in a course discipline that would meet the requirements for appointment as a faculty member in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management.

– experience in course development and teaching at the graduate level, with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.

– successful experience in course delivery in a distance education mode is desirable, although not mandatory for participation in the project.

If you are interested in teaching this course, please submit an expression of interest including:

a) curriculum vitae

b) recent university course evaluations from graduate courses taught by yourself

c) an example of published work similar to that required for the program
Salary Range/Pay Rate A stipend of $6478.00 – 9070.00 (depended on minimum enrolment for Part II of MGMT 5104) is offered for this teaching assignment.
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 .

Posting Detail Information

Term of appointment May-August 2024
Open Date
Close Date 03/01/2024
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents * Cover Letter

  • Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Sample Publication(s)

Optional Documents * Teaching Statement

  • Teaching Dossier


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