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Instructor in Marketing - Dalhousie University, Faculty of Management

15 Feb 2024 6:40 PM | Pierre-Jean Darres (Administrator)

Position: Instructor in Marketing (1-year)

Organization: Dalhousie University

Unit: Faculty of Management

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Preferred Start Date: 2024, July 1st

The Department of Marketing at the Faculty of Management, Dalhousie University invites applications for 1-year limited-term appointment at the rank of Instructor, commencing July 2024. Applicants should hold a master’s degree in marketing or hold a terminal degree (ABD will be considered) in marketing or a related field. Teaching or industry experience in Brand Management or Marketing Strategy is preferred.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach in-person marketing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to contribute to the academic life of the Department , Faculty, and University through committee service and other activities.

Faculty members at the rank of instructor have a standard teaching load of six courses per year. We seek candidates who have teaching experience and show evidence of high-quality classroom performance and the ability to mentor students and prepare them for successful careers in the marketing field. The Department of Marketing is responsible for teaching timely and relevant marketing knowledge in MSc, MBA, and undergraduate programs. The successful candidate will be assigned to teach brand management and marketing strategy, in addition to other marketing courses.

The Department of Marketing is home to eight full-time faculty members who work collegially to accomplish our goals. Our faculty distinguish themselves as authors who deploy a range of research methods that result in high-quality publications in different marketing outlets. Our faculty’s dedication to teaching is widely appreciated, further enhancing our department’s reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Members of the department serve on committees as required, and contribute tot he department, the Faculty of Management, the university, and the profession.

The Faculty of Management has a long history of providing a world-class education and supporting innovative research leaders. A leader in experiential and work-integrated learning, we’re focused on being responsive to the world around us. Our research is relevant not just in our core areas, but also stretches across the University to fields like health, psychology, humanities, engineering, law, computer science, oceans, and agriculture. We are an inclusive community driven by curiosity, integrity, and discovery. We welcome and celebrate diverse perspectives.

With more than 2500 students (over one-quarter graduate students) and 80 faculty members, we offer undergraduate programs (Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Management) and graduate programs (direct-entry and mid-career versions of the Master of Information, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Public Administration; and the Master of Science in Business. All of our degree programs are externally accredited. We actively participate in Dalhousie’s Interdisciplinary PhD program and the multi-Faculty Master of Digital Innovation.

Dalhousie University is among Canada’s U15 group of leading research-oriented universities. We are located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada a city known for its great quality of life. Located in one of Canada’s more temperate areas, Nova Scotia gets warm, sunny summers; long, colorful autumns; and cool, snowy winters.

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

For full consideration, applicants should prepare and submit the following information within our online application system:

  • Cover Letter
  • Recent CV
  • Teaching Dossier including a one-page teaching statement reflective of your teaching philosophy and interests, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience such as teaching evaluations, letters from colleagues or students, and/or research related to the scholarship of teaching and learning.
  • Commitment to diversity and equity statement (upload as “EDIA Statement”) (one (1) page, reflective of your perspectives/experiences on broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in pedagogical techniques/instruction and research to meet the needs of diverse constituents).
  • List of references: Names and contact information of three (3) persons. Reference letters are not required at this stage.

Applications must be submitted electronically through the Dal Faculty Career Site:

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 here.

Review of applications will begin March 10, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who apply before March 10, 2024. Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Hamed Aghakhani, Chair of the Search Committee at: aghakhani@Dal.Ca

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