Academic Expert/Marker - MGSC 301, 312

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Business
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Business FTE Academic Expert / Marker
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Part Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 1458
Posted 08/10/2018 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 08/26/2018 Wage Max 0.0000
Approximately 50% Workload Allocation in each course (150 students)  

Academic Expert/Marker

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

MGSC 301: Management Science: Statistics for Business and Economics I:

MGSC 312: Management Science: Statistics for Business and Economics II:

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

Qualifications and Experience Required:  MBA or Master’s degree in a related field (PhD strongly preferred), with a strong background in business statistics, particularly sampling and sampling distributions, interval estimation, hypotheses testing, statistical inference about means, proportions, and variances, ANOVA, regression analysis, and nonparametric methods. 

Relevant professional and teaching experience plus proficiency with statistical software is required.  Experience with Moodle online course delivery and Lotus Notes is 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 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 and within the University’s required service standards.  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. Walid Belassi at or 1-866-795-1736.

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.