Indvidualized Study Tutor - POLI 357

Athabasca, Alberta
Home Office
Depends on Experience
Division Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 0.0000
Location Athabasca, Alberta Position Type
Posted 04/11/2017 FTE Block Size 0.50
Closing Date 04/25/2017 Job ID 1156

Individualized Study Tutor

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking a term Individualized Study Tutor for the following course(s):

POLI 357 Political Philosophy: Hobbes to Human Rights:

This position (term from May 1, 2017 to April 12, 2018) is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments. A revision of the course is in production and will open as an online course.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in Political Science or Philosophy with a specialization in Political Theory or Political Philosophy. Experience inviting students to consider feminist, Indigenist and anti-racist perspectives preferred.  

Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required.  Familiarity with distance education, adult education and Moodle online course delivery would be 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 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.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Linda Chmiliar, Chair, Centre for Social Sciences at or 1-888-611-7142.

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.