Individualized Study Tutor - PHIL 152, 252

Athabasca University's Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an Individualized Study Tutor for the following courses:

PHIL 152 (Basics in Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing): https://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/phil/phil152.html

PHIL 252 (Critical Thinking): https://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/phil/phil252.html

 

Qualifications and Experience Required:  A minimum of a Master's degree required (PhD preferred) in Philosophy or a related discipline.

 

The successful candidate will have subject matter expertise and 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 digital teaching technologies and online course delivery is preferred.  Experience with adult education and Moodle online course delivery is considered an asset. 

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 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. Kristin Rodier, assistant professor of Philosophy and course coordinator [email protected]

 

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.

Non-doctoral prepared employees: $236.70 prorated per block, per biweekly pay and/or $30.17 per hour.

Doctoral prepared employees: $246.16 prorated per block, per biweekly pay and/or $31.37 per hour

Educational credentials will be verified upon hire.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada. 

Please note that only applications received through our online recruitment system will be accepted. You must include your resume and letter of application when applying, along with the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Landed Immigrants will be given priority.  If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals may be considered.

Athabasca University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, persons of any gender identity and expressions, and members of visible minorities.