Dalhousie University

Career Opportunities

Excellence in Academics, Leadership, Research & Innovation

About Dalhousie

Dalhousie University is internationally known as one of North America's most welcoming universities. Founded in 1818, Dalhousie is one of Canada's oldest universities, attracting more than 18,500 students from around the world. Located on Canada's East Coast, the university blends world-class academic programs with leading-edge research.

Dalhousie is committed to being a place where everyone feels welcome and supported, and prioritizes fostering a culture of diversity and inclusiveness.

Working at Dalhousie

A talented, dedicated team of more than 6,600 faculty and staff make up Dalhousie's energetic academic community. Employment opportunities exist in a range of roles and environments, each one critical to the success of the university. From professors and academic advisors to technical support and campus security, Dalhousie's faculty and staff make essential contributions that enrich students' learning experiences, support teaching and enable us to maintain our position as one of Canada's leading research and teaching universities.

Applying for a Position

To apply for a staff vacancy at Dalhousie, click "Apply Now" on the job posting page and follow the application instructions. Please submit both a resume and a cover letter.

First-time applicants will need to complete a basic registration by setting up a My Beacon Account through CareerBeacon. Visit MyBeacon Help &FAQ for details on this and other user features.

Academic job postings are coordinated at the Department/Faculty level. Please visit Dalhousie Career Services for student employment opportunities.


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