Academic Expert/Marker - MGSC 405

Edmonton, Alberta
Faculty of Business
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Temporary Part Time
Division Faculty of Business Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 0.0000
Location Edmonton, Alberta Position Type Temporary Part Time
Posted 07/10/2017 FTE Academic Expert / Marker
Closing Date 07/24/2017 Job ID 1209

Academic Expert/Marker

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking a term academic expert / marker for the following course(s):

MGSC 405 Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making:

This position (temporary from September 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018) 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 Business Administration. The successful candidate would have a strong background in quantitative approaches to decision making, management sciences problem modeling and interpretation, as well as in Operations Management, in production and service companies. Relevant professional experience is expected. Familiarity with Excel Solver would be a strong asset.

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. Mihail Cocosila, Associate Professor, Management Science / E-Commerce at

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.