Academic Expert/Marker - APST 240

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Science and Technology
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Science and Technology Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 0.0000
Location Home Office, Alberta Position Type Permanent Part Time
Posted 10/18/2017 FTE Academic Expert / Marker
Closing Date 10/29/2017 Job ID 1218

Academic Expert/Marker

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an academic expert/marker for the following course:

APST 240 Introduction to Structures:

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 (PhD preferred) in Structural or Civil Engineering or Architecture with a focus on structures and technologies or a related field. Other qualifications include:

  • Technical skill and work experience in the field of structural engineering with extensive design knowledge of building structures;
  • A strong background in sustainable design as it relates to structures; and
  • A professional designation in Architecture or Engineering.

Familiarity with distance education, adult education and Moodle online course delivery would be considered an asset.  The successful candidate will also have demonstrated initiative in solving challenging structural problems. Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level is 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.  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

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.