Academic Expert/Marker - ECON 358

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Business
02-08-2018
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Business Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 0.0000
Location Home Office, Alberta Position Type Permanent Part Time
Posted 02/08/2018 FTE Academic Expert / Marker
Closing Date 02/22/2018 Job ID 1336

Academic Expert / Marker

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an academic expert/marker for the following course:

ECON 358 Intermediate Macroeconomics I: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/econ/econ358.php

This position is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments and exams.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in Economics. A strong background in Macroeconomics and quantitative analysis is an asset.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing academic assistance to students, for marking assignments, and for assigning and recording final grades.  Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required.  Experience in distance learning and familiarity with distance education and digital teaching technologies is preferred.  Experience with adult education and Moodle online course delivery is considered an asset.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

Along with the relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and online/computer skills.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, maintain accurate student records, and return students’ work promptly.  Candidates must own or have access to a computer and Internet with the capability to communicate with the University and students and the capability to run any applications required to perform tutorial support.  Please see http://itss.athabascau.ca/docs/virtualdesktop.htm for more information on computer and Internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Jacob Musila, Chair, Economics, Finance and Operations Management, Faculty of Business at jacobm@athabascau.ca or 1-866-213-1398.

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to Article 7 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement, followed by those candidates who are able to work from Alberta and then those who are able to work from within Canada.