Academic Expert/Marker - ARCH 330

Alberta
VP Academic
02-09-2017
Home Office
Depends on Experience
Division VP Academic Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 0.0000
Location , Alberta Position Type
Posted 02/09/2017 FTE Academic Expert / Marker
Closing Date 02/24/2017 Job ID 1117

Academic Expert / Marker

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

ARCH 330 Architectural Design Theory Fundamentals: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/arch/arch330.php

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

Qualifications Required:  Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in the field of Architecture (or equivalent) with a focus on the creative process of design. 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.

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, modem, and printer that is capable of communicating with the University and students and of running any applications required to perform tutorial support.

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

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to Article 7 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however internal candidates will be given priority, followed by those candidates who are able to work from Alberta.