The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training

The department of Marketing invites applications to teach two sections of COMM 2293: Communications in the Saint Mary's program in Zhuhai, China. The courses will run from September 10 through October 26.

What you'll do


This course emphasizes professional writing skills and prepares students to communicate effectively. Students learn to write clear, concise memoranda, letters, reports, resumes, and other documents. The course focuses mainly on written communication skills and strategies.

Duties: Course preparation, teaching, student consultation, marking and grading, invigilation of final exam (if scheduled), submission of grades in accordance with University procedures and deadlines, involvement in student appeals.

Additional Duties:  This is a coordinated course taught in accordance with AACSB standards. Applicants must be prepared to attend planning sessions to discuss the common standards of and goals for the course. 

What you'll need


Master's degree, concentration in Communications, English, Rhetoric, Journalism or related fields.

The position requires experience teaching communications courses at the university level; relevant industry experience is an asset.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Communication Skills University Teaching

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Saint Mary's University is committed to the principles of employment equity.

Applications are to be submitted online using the Career Beacon application system. Applicants should visit, select the position for which they are applying, and click on the 'Apply Online Now' button.