Group Study Tutor - BIOL 235

Calgary, Alberta
Faculty of Science and Technology
10-31-2017
AU Calgary
Depends on Experience 
Temporary Part Time
Division Faculty of Science and Technology Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name AU Calgary Wage Max 0.0000
Location Calgary, Alberta Position Type Temporary Part Time
Posted 10/31/2017 FTE Group Study Tutor (39 hours/ 3 credit course)
Closing Date 11/26/2017 Job ID 1284

Group Study Delivery, Winter 2018

On Site Instructor at Athabasca University, Calgary Campus (Bow Valley College)

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an On Site Group Study Instructor for the following course(s):

BIOL 235 Human Anatomy and Physiology: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/biol/biol235.php

This position (temporary from January 2 to April 30, 2018) is responsible for providing 16 weeks of face-to-face and/or web based instruction in a classroom setting at Athabasca University, Calgary Campus (Bow Valley College) which includes two, three-hour class per week (Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 – 9:00pm) over 13 weeks plus the invigilation and marking of applicable assignments and exams, equaling 78 instructional hours to students.

Ideally, candidates will live within 50 kilometers of the Athabasca University, Calgary Campus (Bow Valley College) and have all the conditions to commute to the course delivery location.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  A Ph.D. degree (Master’s degree may be considered) in human anatomy and physiology or qualifications in a health-related field, with experience in teaching and/or health-related research. Experience in teaching anatomy and physiology or other biology and health-related courses at the post-secondary level are preferred.

Classroom 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.  The successful candidate should have the skills to effectively deliver lectures to the classroom and assure that all students receive sufficient knowledge to result in an efficient course completion rate. 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.  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. John Ulici-Petrut, Academic Coordinator, Biology at johnup@athabascau.ca or 1-866-418-7205.

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.