Academic Expert/Marker - ARCH 200

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Science and Technology
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Science and Technology FTE Academic Expert / Marker
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Part Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 1454
Posted 08/03/2018 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 08/19/2018 Wage Max 0.0000
Approximately 15 hours per month  

Academic Expert/Marker

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an Academic Expert/Marker for the following course:

ARCH 200 History of Ideas in Architecture:

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

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Architecture (or equivalent) with a focus on architectural history. The candidate will have a good understanding of architectural theory throughout history and possess excellent written and graphic skills. The candidate should also be skilled in the investigation and analysis of ideas and relationships in architectural form; and be able to impart an understanding of how architects convey the ideas and values of society in built form.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated initiative in introducing students to the process of critical thinking, helping them to synthesize the information collected, and guiding them to base their decisions on valid premises.

Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level is an asset.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada. Registration as an architect in Canada will also be considered 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 for more information on computer and internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Douglas MacLeod, Chair, RAIC Centre for Architecture at or 1-855-212-1747.

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.